EXHIBITS ON DISPLAY IN THE PALM DESERT HISTORICAL MUSEUM


Aerial Views of the Coachella Valley Exhibit: Large wall size photos of the Coachella Valley and Palm Desert, taken from the 1940’s to 2007. These photos document the growth around landmark streets and places established in the 1940's.

Fire Equipment Exhibit: The main equipment room is filled with a large assortment of Firefighting “Tools of the Trade” dating back to the early times of volunteer fire fighting. The display is on loan from Firememories,Inc.    See our vintage fire truck also on display.

Coachella Valley Water District Exhibit: This exhibit is sponsored by the local water District on how it supplies our valley with the most precious of commodities – water.  Water is one of the major reasons the desert was able to be developed.


Shadow Mountain Club Exhibit: Featuring the first social, tennis and golfing club in Palm Desert, built in 1946 and now a historical landmark club.

Famous People and Places Exhibit: This new exhibit features famous people and famous places in Palm Desert's history.

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 Second Grade Tour of the Museum and Fire Display