"Salton Sea Stories featuring the story of Helen Burns: Queen of the Salton Sea"

Join us for coffee and conversation with Donna Burns Kennedy, Helen's daughter, as she shares her experiences growing up at Helen's Beach House during the heyday of the Salton Sea.

Presentation: Saturday, October 16, 10:00 A.M.
Medjool Auditorium
Book signing and exhibit viewing to follow

Coachella Valley History Museum
82-616 Miles Ave, Indio
So that we can save you a spot, please RSVP to Mayra Garcia at mayra@cvhm.org or call 760  342-6651
Masks required.


You could be "HAPPENING" TOO!

JOIN US ON NOVEMBER 6, 2021 for this fantastic event!

We invite you to join us for the 9th  Annual Día de los Muertos Fundraiser and Celebration  with the Coachella Valley History Museum!

Doors open at 5 PM on November 6!

Your support will be featured in our social platforms  and shared with other partners.  For more information about the event or to become a sponsor, you are invited to contact the museum office at 760.342.6651 or Gloria Franz, event chair, at gfranz@cvhm.org

There's no better place than the Coachella Valley History Museum to make unforgettable memories happen!

Book your next gathering, celebration or 

wedding at one of our beautiful venues!

Museum Store

LA KATRINA:  The ultimate symbol of the Day of The Dead! The museum boutique has an extensive selection of both paper mache and porcelain sculptures.  The lovely ladies  depicted are $20 each. (2 photos)

JESUS CRUZ, JR.  CARRYING BAG:  Premier Southern California printmaker  Jesus Cruz Jr. prints and signs each individual bag on both sides. His contemporary black and white linoleum cuts are highly collected. The Pioneer Hall exhibition space will display his  original linocuts throughout November and December.  Artist signed bags are $30 each.

Plan on holding your next event at CVHM!

The CVHM Campus is a unique and historical sight capable of hosting events from the most intimate of gatherings to a business retreat to a gala where each of your guests will leave with a memorable experience!

Grounds available for your use include:

  • Water Tower Promenade
  • Gazebo Lawn
  • Medjool Auditorium
  • 1909 Schoolhouse
  • Date Garden
  • Pioneer Hall


Preserving and sharing the history of the Coachella valley

Coachella valley historical society, INC.