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Edward-Dean Museum of Decorative Arts

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Address: 9401 Oak Glen Road near Beaumont Avenue, Cherry Valley, CA
Phone Number: 1-909-845-2626
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Decorative arts museum that features 17th-19th century European and Asian...

Decorative arts museum that features 17th-19th century European and Asian works.

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Tis museum is not to miss, and won't wear you out from too much walking!......................

Took grandson there for summer enrichment classes. Beautiful gem, gorgeous grounds, very nice and well kept museum with ever-changing events!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Valerie Jean H
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Beaumont, California
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Beaumont, California
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Took grandson there for summer enrichment classes. Beautiful gem, gorgeous grounds, very nice and well kept museum with ever-changing events!

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Indio, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is a hidden gem way off the road and unless you look for it. Was build to house a private collection of antiques, books and art. Has a nice rose garden and the tour was great. A place to go to see something different up close.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

It seems 1/2 hour away in Palm Springs very few people know of this small museum. Beautifully displayed with mostly fine European and Asian antiques, it's well worth the visit. The museum rests on scenic grounds which are often rented out for weddings and such. There's even a coy pond. if you're in the area well worth the stop.

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Henderson, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I recently revisited this fine, formerly private decorative arts museum in Cherry Valley (10 minutes from Banning/Beaumont, CA) and found it much as I remembered from 25 years ago - a jewel. Now managed by Riverside County, the collection is strikingly unusual. With just a $5 entry fee, skipping a visit to the Edward-Dean should be a misdemeanor. A friend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

My husband was a close friend of the owner of this house, before it was donated to the State. The collection of antiques is quite phenomenal in such a small museum. It is well worth a stop

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Riverside, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

This isn't the Beaumont you are thinking of, as it is above the town in an area of open fields and horses. The museum is full of furniture so special it qualifies as art. It is a lovely stop on your way through the pass, to or from Palm Springs or beyond. They often have special events so check their... More 

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