Imperial


Imperial Valley College Desert Museum

  • imperialOffers information on the natural and archaeological background of the Lower Colorado Desert
  • Hosts a series of classes, field trips, and special events
  • Location: 11 Frontage Road at the Interstate 8 offramp in Ocotillo
  • Open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Call: (760) 358-7016; Fax: (760) 358-7827
  • E–mail ivdmuseum@nullgmail.com
  • Visit http://www.ivdesertmuseum.org/

Pioneers Museum and Cultural Center

  • Exhibits aspects of the life histories of the early settlers of the Imperial Valley
  • Galleries feature different ethnic communities and the histories of their settlement
  • Location: 373 East Aten Road in Imperial
  • Open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by appointment. School Tours October to May; closed in summer
  • Admission: $4 adults, 50 cents children under 13
  • Call (760) 352-1165
  • E–mail pioneers@nullicoe.k12.ca.us
  • Visit http://pioneersmuseum.org/

BLM Cultural Resources

  • Visit the BLM site to find more information about the following cultural resources:
    • Butterfield Overland Mail Stage Route
    • Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail
    • Mormon Battalion Trail
    • Plank Road
    • Tumco Historic Townsite
    • Yuha Geoglyph
    • Yuha Well