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Visitor's Guide: Palm Springs

Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert

Learning without Noticing
  • 71701 Gerald Ford Drive 
  • Rancho Mirage,  CA  92270
  • Phone: +1 760 321 0602
  • Fax: +1 760 321 1605
  • Email:
  • Web:  
  • Neighborhood: Outside the City
  • Category: Local History & Culture
  • Accessible for persons with disabilities: yes


Kids delight in this friendly museum filled with interactive exhibits designed to foster curiosity. Archaeologists-to-be will revel in the Archaeological Dig, where they can search for Cahuilla Indian artifact replicas. The regular exhibits are augmented with traveling shows. Children can dress up, work with scientific equipment, explore teamwork and generally have a terrific time exploring more than 50 hands-on exhibits and activities.

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