Cultural Self-Guided Tour in Palm Springs, Palm Springs

Palm Springs is a wonderful city surrounded by desert and mountains, and it is interesting how in such a geographic location a beautiful, tourist-attracting city was born. Take this tour to see and visit some of the most engaging museums and art galleries in Palm Springs.
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Cultural Self-Guided Tour in Palm Springs Map

Guide Name: Cultural Self-Guided Tour in Palm Springs
Guide Location: USA » Palm Springs (See other walking tours in Palm Springs)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Author: Dee
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Palm Springs Historical Society and Village Green

1) Palm Springs Historical Society and Village Green (must see)

The Palm Springs Historical Society was established in 1955 by Melba Berry Bennett. It is housed in The Village Green Heritage Center that occupies two 19th century buildings, The McCallum Adobe and Miss Cornelia White's "Little House". These pioneer houses find themselves in a picturesque park-like setting surrounded by hotels, shops and restaurants. The McCallum Adobe is the city's oldest standing edifice, erected in 1884 for John McCallum, the first permanent white...   view more
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Ruddy's General Store Museum

2) Ruddy's General Store Museum (must see)

The Ruddy's General Store Museum represents the past, especially the 1930s and early 1940s. The location characterizes the majority of stores of that time. Jim Ruddy was the founder of the museum as he amassed a group of different items into a collection. The effect is one of the most successful completed collections of a general store museum in the USA. There you can find original clothing, soaps, signs, products, tobacco and other...   view more
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Agua Caliente Cultural Museum

3) Agua Caliente Cultural Museum (must see)

The Agua Caliente Cultural Museum is an association where the culture and history of the Cahuilla peoples are interpreted. It was founded in 1991 and it shows characteristics of this long-established culture in the heart of Palm Springs. The museum has different exhibitions, organizes tours and special events and also other activities. Now the museum has a mission to build another museum of this kind to extend the tribe's traditions and teach the new generations to share this way of life...   view more
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Stewart Galleries

4) Stewart Galleries

The Stewart Galleries is one of the most famous art galleries in Palm Springs. It is located downtown and was founded in 1986. Here visitors can admire valuable collections of paintings, antique items and accessories, encrusted seashells, with some pieces representing the nineteenth century as well as the twentieth century. All exhibits are for sale, so you can purchase whatever you admire at the gallery. It is a highly-appreciated gallery that is recommended by artists...   view more
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Plaza Theatre

5) Plaza Theatre

Plaza Theatre, also called Fabulous Palm Springs Follies because of the extraordinary holiday productions. It is considered one of the most important landmarks in Palm Springs. It is a famous throughout the world theatre because of the shows completed with music, dance and comedy. The visitors can admire movies since 1930’s, 40’s and even 60’s. During the show there are usually invited famous stars and the well-known Line of Long-Legged...   view more
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Palm Springs Walk of Stars

6) Palm Springs Walk of Stars

The Palm Springs Walk of Stars is a historical attraction of Palm Springs. It is the place that represent the great value of the famous people and their worldwide importance. It was established in 1992 still honoring famous stars with a Golden Palm Star entrenched on the pathways of Palm Springs. There are already 329 stars. It is a tourist attraction and it also is an evidence of the past of Palm...   view more
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Palm Springs Art Museum

7) Palm Springs Art Museum (must see)

The Palm Springs Art Museum (formerly the Palm Springs Desert Museum) was founded in 1938, and has become the regional Art, Natural Science and Performing Arts institution for Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley. The Palm Springs Desert Museum was first housed in 1938 in a small room in La Plaza Arcade on Palm Canyon Drive near 'downtown' Palm Springs.

The museum focused on the Colorado Desert environment and the original local Native Americans, such as the Cahuilla people. A new...   view more
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Walking Tours in Palm Springs, California

Create Your Own Walk in Palm Springs

Create Your Own Walk in Palm Springs

Creating your own self-guided walk in Palm Springs is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Gay Friendly Tour in Palm Springs

Gay Friendly Tour in Palm Springs

Palm Springs is one of the most well-known gay-friendly vacation destinations. It is an unprejudiced town where gays and lesbians can enjoy hanging out in many shops, bars, clubs and other public places. Take this tour guide to find some of the most popular attractions for gay tourists in Palm Springs.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 km
Modern and Famous Houses in Palm Springs Self Guided Tour

Modern and Famous Houses in Palm Springs Self Guided Tour

Palm Springs is an extremely beautiful city, hosting the numerous examples of stylish modern-style buildings. Most of them were built between 1940 and 1960. Take this tour to explore some of the most famous examples of architectural styles in Palm Springs.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.0 km
Palm Canyon Drive Shopping Tour in Palm Springs

Palm Canyon Drive Shopping Tour in Palm Springs

Palm Canyon Drive is the most famous promenade in the historic center of Palm Springs. Magnificently filled with imposing palm trees that are constantly illuminated, Palm Canyon Drive offers numerous stores, cafés, art galleries, clubs and boutiques! Take this tour guide to go shopping in the most famous area of Palm Springs.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.9 km