Coachella Valley History Museum is a historical campus which contains the 1926 adobe Smiley-Tyler House - housing our main exhibits - the historic 1909 Indio Schoolhouse and the world's only Date Museum. Other highlights include our Desert Submarine, a Blacksmith's shop, pioneer farming implements and the archives for the Historical Society. Also, the spacious grounds hold a variety of gardens which include a Memorial Date Garden, Japanese Garden, the Geissler Rose Garden, the Jardin del Desierto (Desert Garden) and our Liberty Tree - the oldest Cork Tree in the Coachella Valley.
Accolades and Applause
|The interview you did with Mr. [Andy] Williams in 2009 was absolutely wonderful! - Toby Jae|
|This is a fantastic video- documentary about FIDM on Exploring the Arts!!! ... - Shirley Wilson|
|Just wanted to write to congratulate you on your delightful story on Sunnylands this month! ... - Carla Greer Howard - Magazine Editor|
|This is a fantastic video-documentary about FIDM on Exploring the ARTS!!! - Shirley Wilson, PR Director Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising|
Dr. Carreon Foundation
The Dr. Carreon Foundation is dedicated to helping Mexican-American students in the Coachella Valley in California accomplish their dreams of a higher education through scholarships and leadership opportunities. The late valley pioneer and philanthropist Reynaldo J... Read More