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Edward-Dean Museum of Decorative Arts

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Driving past from Stone Soup

Having passed the Dean-Edward Museum on our way up to pick blackberries, when the crop was less... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
61cherylz
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Menifee, California
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A Hidden Gem

I used to be a docent at this museum some years ago when I was going to UCR. As such, I got to tour... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
susan e
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Beaumont, California
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6 Aug 2018
“Driving past from Stone Soup”
18 Jun 2018
“A Hidden Gem”
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Decorative arts museum that features 17th-19th century European and Asian works.
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9401 Oak Glen Rd, Cherry Valley, CA 92223-3739
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+1 909-845-2626
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Having passed the Dean-Edward Museum on our way up to pick blackberries, when the crop was less than expected, we had time to stop at this hidden gem. A high school volunteer led us through antiquities curated into parlors and libraries. The gardens are beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

I used to be a docent at this museum some years ago when I was going to UCR. As such, I got to tour all of the museum's nooks and crannies. It is amazing that such a collection has been accumulated and it should be...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank susan e
Reviewed September 22, 2016

This rather small museum is packed with a large variety of interesting items which are well-displayed in several rooms on two floors.. There are docents for a tour or to just answer questions. You can also stroll in the gardens and admire how well they...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Ang2012
Reviewed June 22, 2016

A fantastic hidden gem museum slightly off the beaten path in Cherry Valley (just outside of Beaumont). The museum is built as if it were a house and is furnished in European, English, and Asian styles. They have an exhibition room with a rotating exhibit....More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Rogue75
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Took grandson there for summer enrichment classes. Beautiful gem, gorgeous grounds, very nice and well kept museum with ever-changing events!

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Valerie Jean H
Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is a hidden gem way off the road and unless you look for it. Was build to house a private collection of antiques, books and art. Has a nice rose garden and the tour was great. A place to go to see something different...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Jim K
Reviewed April 28, 2015

It seems 1/2 hour away in Palm Springs very few people know of this small museum. Beautifully displayed with mostly fine European and Asian antiques, it's well worth the visit. The museum rests on scenic grounds which are often rented out for weddings and such....More

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank Stuart S
Reviewed August 20, 2014

I recently revisited this fine, formerly private decorative arts museum in Cherry Valley (10 minutes from Banning/Beaumont, CA) and found it much as I remembered from 25 years ago - a jewel. Now managed by Riverside County, the collection is strikingly unusual. With just a...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank L N
Reviewed September 3, 2012

My husband was a close friend of the owner of this house, before it was donated to the State. The collection of antiques is quite phenomenal in such a small museum. It is well worth a stop

3  Thank nancyceleste
Reviewed February 9, 2012

This isn't the Beaumont you are thinking of, as it is above the town in an area of open fields and horses. The museum is full of furniture so special it qualifies as art. It is a lovely stop on your way through the pass,...More

4  Thank cheshrgato
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