Beginning June 1, we will begin new hours of operation:
Work on the new exhibit will continue through the summer- artifacts to be displayed will be installed through the summer and fall.
Summer is coming! No air conditioning? Beat the heat at one of the 28 Cooling Centers across Imperial County.
Beginning June 1, the Imperial Valley Desert Museum will once again act as an official Cooling Center for Imperial County. For a complete list of cooling centers, check here, or here for Spanish version.
The Imperial Valley Desert Museum is a new facility in the heart of the Yuha Desert housing Native American and historic artifacts collected from within the Imperial Valley. Opening a new museum in the twenty-first century, we do not want to be seen as an exhibit within four walls, but we want to engage and interact outside of the limitations of the “box,” our new building, both metaphorically and physically
Member of the American Alliance of Museums since 2013.