TOURS

Guided Tours

Guided Tours 

Palm Springs Art Museum's Docent Council is made up of generous volunteers. Docents are critical to the appreciation of our museum by the viewing public.

Public Tours
Palm Springs Art Museum offers a variety of Docent guided tours highlighting the museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions.

General tours at Palm Springs Art Museum
One hour tours of the Permanent Collection are offered free with museum admission. Visitors will have a general tour of the collection excluding special exhibitions. Please meet at the Admission Desk to begin your tour.

    Daily except Tuesdays and Wednesdays - 2pm
    Thursday "Ask Me!" - 4-8 p.m. 

Exhibition tours at Palm Springs Art Museum
One hour tours of the current exhibition. Included with admission. Please meet at the Admission Desk to begin your tour

Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

     Tours of the Journey Through the Desert - The Road Less Traveled exhibition, Saturday: 2 p.m.

Group Tours
Docent-led group tours may be arranged by completing the tour request form. Due to the heavy demand for docent-led tours and the limitations of space and docents, we encourage you to schedule your tours as early as possible. Please give at least a two week advance notice. Group rates for admission are available for groups with 12 or more.

Contact Daniel Hogan This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 760-322-4802 for any questions or to obtain the tour request form. 

Frey House II tours
The general public can access the Frey House II via our official tour operator - The Modern Tour. For more information to make a reservation click HERE. 

Docent guided tours of the Frey House II are offered by special request only for Architecture Students, Architects, and approved tour operators with a minimum of 72 hours notice. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to check availability and make arrangements. Please note this tour is $75 per person and student rate with ID $37.50. (4 person minimum). Also, the museum does not operate tours after 12:00 (noon) on Saturdays or on Sundays. 

A+D Center Architectural Icons Walking Tour - for information about this guided tour click HERE