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Imperial Valley Pioneers Museum

Closes in 16 min: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Good collection of farm implement and history

Good collection -- well curated. Insect collection needs updating Military gallery, and a separate... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
El Centro, California
If you are a history buff....

Be sure to check out this well planned museum. Full of local items from pioneers in the early... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2018
Imperial, California
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

Good collection -- well curated. Insect collection needs updating Military gallery, and a separate gallery for many of the ethnic groups here in Imperial Valley. Outdoor a tank, railroad cars and engine and the original Calexico Schollhouse

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DesertFarmer
Reviewed February 27, 2018

Be sure to check out this well planned museum. Full of local items from pioneers in the early 1900's to now, every nationality is represented here that settled in Imperial Valley. A bit hard to find but worth it.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank elizabethjF2411RU
Reviewed February 21, 2018

The Imperial Valley is a collection of desert communities located along the California/Mexico border roughly 70 miles west of Yuma AZ. This facility offers a very thorough display from both an historical as well as cultural perspective. Truly a very attractive presentation. The staff is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Craig C
Reviewed May 12, 2017

what a great museum in such a rural area. kudos to the volunteers running this place. multiple visits will be required to take it all in.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank p k
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Very very interesting .We have been going south for ten years and have just started to look around at some of the attractions This is a must to take in dates back to the early 1900 hundreds

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

We went back in time discovering the influence of a melting pot of hard- working immigrants building the Imperial Valley's future.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Pat P
Reviewed December 10, 2016

The Pioneer Museum is a great find. In the middle of nowhere, you will find a great piece of Americana. It is museum of the people and historical events of the area. All of the artifacts, original photos, and heirlooms have been donate or acquired...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Craig S
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Facility was clean, staff were friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about the museum. Books and material were very expensive for purchase.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Michael A
Reviewed May 9, 2016

We just noticed the sign on the building, driving by on the highway. Wow! History of Imperial County. One part: a section of probably a dozen nationalities who helped to build the region. Their culture, pictures, dress, etc. Exhibit on water, items from the past...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank pfflyer2014
Reviewed May 8, 2016

A museum where the efforts of those involved with keeping it fresh and interesting is very evident. Various groups who settled around Imperial Valley, California are encouraged to personally contribute and maintain areas in the museum to display aspects of their cultures and families to...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank kdawe2016
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