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McCallum Adobe

223 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-6310
+1 760-323-8297
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Home of John McCallum, First White Settler Palm Springs - McCallum Adobe, Palm Springs

We enjoyed seeing the historic exhibits and photos at the McCallum Adobe. The abobe was built... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mini
,
Fremont, California
A stop not to be missed

The small building offers a wonderful window into the past via photos, information display boards... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
DP49
,
Edmonds, WA
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Built in 1884, this historic home was built for the first permanent white settler and is today the oldest building in Palm Springs.
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  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
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223 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-6310
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+1 760-323-8297
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed seeing the historic exhibits and photos at the McCallum Adobe. The abobe was built in 1884. John McCallum, Palm Springs first permanent white settler, built the home.

Thank mini
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The small building offers a wonderful window into the past via photos, information display boards and even clothing of a couple of starlets, with a focus on Hollywood from the 30’s to the 50’s. On our next trip we will budget our time whereby allowing...More

Thank DP49
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This looks like nothing from the outside but is really rich with historical flavor inside. Lovely docent with lots of stories to tell. Very well maintained. What an interesting family!

Thank dondedieu
Reviewed 23 October 2016

There are several historical buildings all co-located at the heart of downtown and this is one of the best. Well worth taking the time to enjoy this freebie when it's open.

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is a free attractions. The two oldest houses are located here and the headquarters of the P.S. Historical Society. Both houses have museums. During the season there are walking tours that you can enjoy to learn more of the history of P.S. Best deal...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Smack dab in the middle of the downtown village and worth seeing as a counterpoint to all the tourist shops of today. This is the home of the P S Histiric Society and the displays provide a vivid view into lives of the pioneers who...More

1  Thank CaFrancophile
Reviewed 19 June 2015

The sign on the door says it is closed until late October. It shares the address with the Palm Springs Historical Society and it is very close to Ruddy's General Store. We visited June 18, 2015 and will plan to return in peak-season so we...More

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 25 March 2015

The McCallum House and Museum offers a window into the life of Pearl McCallum and her huge impact on the early days of Palm Springs. In the house are numerous exhibits and artifacts from old Palm Spring as well as pictures and posters. Leave ample...More

2  Thank CATTSAR
Reviewed 4 March 2013

We visited in March 2013; this attraction is located in a little square just off of South Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs; it is part of a collection of small historical sites all located in what is called the Village Green area. Admission is...More

6  Thank VancouverLL
Reviewed 1 November 2012 via mobile

The house had all antique items. I mean the real deal. These were actual items from that era. The home was decorated as if the lady of the house in 1901 had just left for the day. It was very realistic. I was very surprised...More

5  Thank csthreatt
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