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Palm Springs has a whole host of museums for history buffs and those who love learning while being entertained. Museums in Palm Springs are a great mix of this town’s rich cultural heritage in the area and its diverse artistic scene today. So, without further ado, here are a few museums waiting for you to explore in Palm Springs

Palm Springs Art Museum

Aptly located on Museum Drive in the Downtown Palm Springs area, the Palm Springs Art Museum has many permanent exhibits that change every few months, so there’s always something new to discover here. 

From paintings and sculptures to more abstract exhibitions such as glass, the Palm Springs Art Museum is a great way to spend the day appreciating everything it offers.

Since its construction in 1976, The Palm Springs Art Museum has grown to include eight galleries, lecture halls, theaters, and sculpture gardens for residents and tourists. 

In 2012, the Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden was also established in Palm Desert by the museum, with the natural beauty of gorgeously landscaped gardens accentuated by 14 incredible sculptures.

Palm Spring Air Museum

Situated between the neighborhood of Escena and the Palm Springs International Airport is the Palm Springs Air Museum. 

Established in 1996, the Palm Springs Air Museum has grown to become one of the top fifteen aviation museums in the world, according to CNN Travel. 

With nearly 100,000 square feet all told, the Palm Springs Air Museum seeks to entertain people by teaching them the pivotal role aircraft played in the Korean and Vietnam wars and World War II. 

Cabot’s Pueblo Museum

Cabot Yerxa was (among many other things) an artist, collector, builder, and traveler who lived from 1883 to 1965. 

While traveling across the country, living in multiple places from New York to Alaska, he picked up multiple artifacts, and his works of art are displayed at his museum in Desert Hot Springs, a home he built himself. 

Delve into Cabot’s unique mind and get inspired by his incredible life story while engaging with the many artifacts displayed throughout the 35 rooms in this museum, where the building itself is one of the central exhibitions.

Frey House II

Albert Frey, one of the most influential architects of the twentieth century, changed the landscape of many of our cities with his contributions to mid-century modern constructions. 

Completed in 1964 and lived as a private residence by the architect himself while alive, Frey House II works as a living combination of all the elements of Desert Modernism that Frey pioneered. 

Situated on the side of the San Jacinto Mountain just north of the Historic Tennis Club, this post-modern structure is a tourist attraction for guests to learn more about this influential architect's many contributions. 

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