Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert – Rancho Mirage, California

The Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert is a special place where children and families can experience the joy of learning about themselves and the world around them. The Museum inspires personal growth through exhibits and programs that that inspire the curiosity and creativity of visitors through hands-on exploration.

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Social Media

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Phone Number


Physical Address

71-701 Gerald Ford Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 97720

Admission **

General Admission

Ages 1 and up: $9.95 per person


Active Military: $7.95 per person with Active Military Card (Valid for up to 4 people)

Museums for All: $2.00 per person with EBT card and photo ID (Valid for up to 4 people)

5 after 5: $5.00 after 5 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month

Hours **

Current Hours

                September 9th through November 4th

              Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

                Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

                *Third Wednesday of every month 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Upcoming Hours

November 11th through Labor Day

Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

     *Third Wednesday of every month 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Holiday Hours

     Open Mondays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. during school holidays

     Open Christmas Eve 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

     Open New Year’s Eve 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

     Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day

Tips ‘n Tricks

Qualifying Membership Packages contain ACM Reciprocal Benefits that allow you to receive 50% off admission prices at almost 200 Children’s Museums across the US.

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