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La Quinta Museum

Don't miss La Quinta's main attraction! The La Quinta Museum showcases La Quinta's history and cultural arts through displays on two floors. There is a diorama of a Cahuilla Indian village and another depicting native animals. Photos of the early resorts remind us of the attraction of the desert early on. The community room exhibits a 32 foot long mural of La Quinta highlights painted by Andre Blanche. While you're there stop in the Museum Store, the place to shop for books about the area and many unique items, some created by local artists. 

The La Quinta Museum is located at: 
77-885 Avenida Montezuma 
La Quinta, CA 92253 
(760) 777-7170 

Hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm

For the full complement of exhibits and programs, please click here: La Quinta Museum Facebook Page 


By Design 2016

July 19, 2016 through December 31, 2016

Design concepts and themes affect many aspects of our everyday lives and often reflect change over time.  This exhibit showcases design influences in Fashion, Interior, Industrial and Architectural Design.

This exhibit is on view through December 31, 2016.

Local History Gallery

July 19, 2016 through December 31, 2016
Features a diorama of early Cahuilla life and artifacts from early times in the Coachella Valley. Collection of historical objects from early days of the La Quinta Resort and the Desert Club. La Quinta Art in Public Places – Andre Blanche painted mural highlighting the timeline of the City of La Quinta. Dorothea Lange Collection of Coachella Valley photographs

Tell me a story

January 25, 2017 through February 28, 2017

Programs & Events

Historical Society

The La Quinta Historical Society is a volunteer, non-profit service organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the rich multicultural
history of La Quinta through:
1) Maintaining a collection of archives and artifacts pertaining to the
history of La Quinta.
2) Educational Programs
3) Community Outreach Programs.
La Quinta Historical Society strives to touch all ages from Youth to
Seniors, socio-economic and multi-ethnic groups, community residents
and area visitors, in an effort to link the present, the past and the future
with the treasured history of La Quinta.

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