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Through You, Our Ancient Leaders, We Became: BIRTH OF THE AGUA CALIENTE BAND

2013 Dinner in the Canyons


Welcome to Agua Caliente Cultural Museum

Our Mission


The Agua Caliente Cultural Museum inspires people to learn about the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and other Native cultures. We keep the spirit alive through exhibitions, collections, research, and educational programs.

The Spirit Lives®

Through you, my ancient people,
I am.

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Museum Recives Award!
Agua Caliente Cultural Museum has been awarded the 2014 Museum Institutional Excellence Award by the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums. Presented at the Association's Guardians of Culture and Lifeways International Awards Luncheon held in Palm Springs on June 12, this award  was made in recognition of the Museum's commitment to preserving and advancing the Cahuilla culture, and for its unwavering dedication to preserving the knowledge that serves as a tool for empowerment, autonomy, and the proper stewardship of Cahuilla history and culture.
Museum Summer Hours

Starting the week of June 1, and continuing through August 31, the Museum's Summer hours will be Friday through Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM.

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