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Visitor Information

Museum is closed in observance of these holidays: All Monday holidays, New Year's Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day (July 4th), Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day; with early closures on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

Museum Parking

The entrance to the Museum parking lot is located off Andreas Road between N Indian Canyon Drive and Calle Encilia. No overnight parking is allowed in the Museum parking lot.

Museum Store

Within the Museum store you will find an extension of the Museum galleries that showcase Native American businesses and artists. The store supports the mission of the Museum and our Native communities.

Open during regular Museum hours, an admission ticket is not required to visit the Museum store.

Store Events

Look for updates on this page or sign up for the ACCM Newsletter and get the latest news about pop-up shops, trunk shows, author readings and other events at the Museum store delivered to your inbox. Click here to subscribe.

The Museum is always looking to support Cahuilla artists and enrolled members from Southern California Tribes. If you would like to connect with the store manager about your art or products please email

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Contact Us

Phone Number

(760) 778-1079

(General email inquiries. Please allow 48 hours for a response.)


Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Sunday: 10am to 5pm


Visitor Services

Museum Store

Annual Passes

Programs and Events

Schools and Group Visits

Venue Rentals

All Other Inquiries


Ticket FAQs

Do I need a ticket?
Yes. Tickets are required for entry to visit the museum. The museum currently offers tickets Tuesday through Sunday. The museum is closed Mondays. First ticket time is for 10 a.m. start on each of those days. Final tickets will be sold for a 4 p.m. start. Please arrive 5-10 minutes before your ticket time to allow for check-in.
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Can I visit the museum store without purchasing a ticket?
Yes, visitors are able to visit and shop the museum store without a ticket.
What if I miss my timed entry?
Please arrive as soon as possible. If you will be more than 2 hours late, please email to reschedule. Please note, tickets are non-refundable.
What if I need to reschedule my tickets?
Please reach out as soon as possible to reschedule your admission by emailing Please note, tickets are non-refundable.
How do I get a ticket if I am a member or annual pass holder?
Log into your membership/annual pass holder profile to reserve a ticket.
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Do I have to print my ticket?
After purchasing your ticket(s) you will receive a confirmation email with a barcode. You may print out that email or just bring the confirmation email on your phone or tablet. Once museum staff scans your ticket it will show as redeemed.
Does the museum offer group or bulk tickets?
Yes. Please contact for more information and to plan your group visit.
Does the museum offer any admission discounts?
Free admission, with ID at check in, is offered to Tribal Members of federally recognized tribes, active duty and retired US Military, and children under 6. Discounted admission is offered to seniors age 65+, students with a college ID and Coachella Valley Locals with ID.
How do I schedule a field trip to the museum?
To learn more about scheduling a field trip for your school or organization please read more here: Learn With Us.
Where is the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum located?
The museum is located at 140 N Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262.
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Where should I park for my visit?
The museum parking lot can be found just north of the museum on Andreas Rd. located between N Indian Canyon Drive and N Calle Encilia. Street parking is also available on E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Indian Canyon Drive and E Andreas Rd. around the museum. Complimentary covered parking is available at the Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs located just short walk north east from the museum.

Planning Your Visit

How long does it take to see both galleries?
We recommend allowing between 1-2 hours for your visit.
Are wheelchairs available?
Yes. Two (2) standard, self-powered wheelchairs and one (1) walker are available on a first-come, first-served basis, at no charge. Personal mobility devices, walkers and canes with rubber tips are also permitted in the museum. To borrow a wheelchair, please ask at museum Welcome Desk.
May I bring a stroller?
Yes. Strollers are permitted in the museum. Please be advised that double-wide strollers and long strollers may be more difficult to navigate in the galleries.
Is there a place to nurse my baby?
Yes. Please visit the Welcome Desk in the lobby if you need a private place to nurse your baby.
Are there things for kids to do?
Yes, please stop by the Welcome Desk in the lobby for a children’s activity guide.
Can I bring food and drinks into the museum?
Food and drink are not permitted inside the museum, with the exception of bottled water.
Is there a restaurant at the museum?
While we do not offer a restaurant in the museum, there are many food options in the downtown Palm Springs area which are within easy walking distance of the museum. We recommend trying the MálMal Café at the Spa at Séc-He for lunch.
Are service animals permitted?
Yes, we welcome service animals. The Agua Caliente Cultural Museum abides by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and allows service animals who are trained to do work or perform specific tasks for the benefit of an individual with disabilities, into all the public areas of the museum. The ADA does not currently recognize emotional support animals, therefore emotional support animals and all other animals not specifically covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act are not permitted within the museum.
May I take photos in the galleries?
Yes. There are several areas in the museum where we request non-flash photography for the preservation of the pieces on display. There are also a few areas that we request no photos be taken. No professional video recording or professional photography is permitted within the museum without prior authorization.
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Is bag or coat check available?
We do not offer a coat or bag check. However, we do offer the complimentary use of a private locker in the museum for your use on the day of your visit. Use of the lockers is complimentary and must be cleared out by the time the museum closes for the day. Please store coats, large backpacks and bags for the duration of your visit. Please note personal luggage/ suitcases will not fit into the lockers and we do not offer luggage storage for larger items.

Events and Rentals

Is space available for special event rental in the museum?
Please reach out to for more information. We are currently not renting the museum in 2023, but please reach out for information for 2024 and beyond.
How do I find out what events are happening at the museum?
Please visit our calendar or sign up for our newsletter to stay in the know!


Does the museum accept donations to their collections?
Please reach out to to inquire about donating items to our collections.

Accessibility for Visitors with Disabilities

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Patrons who are Deaf or Have Hearing Loss

  • Captioned videos within Gallery
  • Parking
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Patrons who have Mobility Disabilities

  • Courtesy Wheelchairs - first come, first-served
  • All exhibit features accessible by wheelchair
  • Accessible Entrances
  • Accessible Seating
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Parking
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Patrons who are Blind or Have Low Vision

  • Large print gallery text

* ACCM also has EnChroma color blind glasses for use while at the museum. Please see the welcome desk for availability and check out procedures.

Museum Layout
Sensory Gallery Guides

Handicap Parking

Handicap marked parking is located in the museum parking lot. Entrance to the parking lot is off Andreas Rd. The lot has 4 spots marked for handicap parking and one EV spot that will accommodate a van.

Venue Rental

ACCM venue rentals will start in 2024. If you have an interest in hosting an event at the museum please send an email to

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