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Edward-Dean Museum of Decorative Arts

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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 4 weeks ago
susan e
Edward-Dean Museum

This rather small museum is packed with a large variety of interesting items which are... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2016
Palm Desert, California
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4 weeks ago
“A Hidden Gem”
22 Sep 2016
“Edward-Dean Museum”
Decorative arts museum that features 17th-19th century European and Asian works.
9401 Oak Glen Rd, Cherry Valley, CA 92223-3739
+1 909-845-2626
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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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