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Palm Springs Modern Tours

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2901 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Spring Visitors Center, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-1864
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

Touring the modern homes was definitely the highlight. Price points from $900K to almost $4 million. Good information on the area and highlights of the homes he drove us by.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Douglas W
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

I had registered for the tour but it was cancelled less than an hour beforehand - advise checking in the day before to confirm. I was sitting at the A&D museum waiting for the tour to start when I received the email.

Date of experience: March 2018
7  Thank Kate C
Reviewed October 23, 2017

We took a tour with Robert Imber as part of a group at a conference. He is extremely knowledgeable about the architecture and is a Who's Who of Palm Springs. My husband, who is an architect, was very impressed with the tour and the insights...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Dawn J
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Robert Imber has extensive knowledge of all things modern. His in-depth understanding of the architecture and its history is impressive. He's passionate about the subject and makes his tours enjoyable and lively We always try to treat our guests to a Palm Springs Modern tour....More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Bon1111
Reviewed August 29, 2017

I love mid-century architecture and my boyfriend came along for the ride. It turned out to be not only my favorite activity we did in Palm Springs but his as well! That's how knowledgeable Robert is an how interesting this tour is. I agree with...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Jiabei
Reviewed May 3, 2017

We loved this tour. Robert’s enthusiasm and knowledge of architecture and Palm Springs’ history is encyclopedic. After doing thousands of these tours, I feared he might just go through the motions, but nothing could be further from the truth. And he clearly knows everyone in...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank jcalderh
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Rather than repeating all the rave reviews for Robert, let me just say, "Book this tour at the BEGINNING of your visit!" You'll want to have time to visit all the neighborhoods Robert introduces you to in the days after the tour. Terrific!

Date of experience: March 2017
4  Thank mcog
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

We spent three hours touring Palm Springs architecture with tour guide Robert. His comprehensive knowledge of the subject was impressive and made us more aware of what we were seeing around town for the rest of our visit. I highly recommend Palm Springs Modern Tours.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Janetinbuhl
Reviewed January 29, 2017

Our guide Robert was very informative. His love for mid century modern exuded in everything he said. The three hour tour flew by. I really was not that into this and he left me wanting more. He also gave us a few restaurant recommendations they...More

Date of experience: January 2017
4  Thank funmidwestmom
Reviewed November 30, 2016

Best tour - Robert was so knowledgeable & passionate about Palm Springs and the architecture. We learnt so much, wanted to buy a house after the tour (did not) but just so inspiring. Robert has a Hall of Fame star on the footpath in town...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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April 2, 2018|
Response from Kate C | Reviewed this property |
You can try Michael Stern's The Modern Tour if you are interested in design and architecture. It costs $200/person and leaves from the A&D Center. See website. He cancelled on me last week, but the tours get great reviews... More
May 31, 2016|
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Response from calwashore | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I loved the tour and learned a lot. Went to the store and met Trevor there, so I don't know about hotel pick-up. $85 per person seemed reasonable to me. Highly recommended if you like architecture.
Phil G
December 6, 2015|
Response from travelingrm | Reviewed this property |
Call or email about dec 25. We went on thanksgiving. No walking involved. It is $85 and three hours long.