Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert


Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert is a private, nonprofit, award-winning institution that inspires and promotes intellectual curiosity and self-expression through inventive and interactive exhibits and programs. Founded in 1986, the Museum encourages children to learn about themselves and the world around them by exploring the natural environment and the community. Children of all ages are served by the Museum, with particular emphasis on primary school age children of the Coachella Valley. The Museum also serves as a resource to families, teachers, and the community through the development of special programs and collaborations with other organizations. The Museum is located at 71-701 Gerald Ford Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270. For more information, email <>, visit <>, or call 760-321-0602.

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Contact Name Carol E. Scott, CEO - (760) 321-0602 - Kyle Pong -, Media Contact


71-701 Gerald Ford Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA


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Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m