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The Petaluma Library Museum

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A Hidden Gem in Downtown Petaluma!

You may not think about going to a museum when visiting the sweet town of Petaluma, but Petaluma... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Kristina B
Petaluma, California
via mobile
interesting details in an interesting building

There are interesting details in a series of displays which are not extensive but undemanding. All... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
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2 Oct 2018
“A Hidden Gem in Downtown Petaluma!”
6 May 2018
“interesting details in an interesting building”
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

You may not think about going to a museum when visiting the sweet town of Petaluma, but Petaluma also has a very rich history and visiting will fill you in on some of it. Admission is free, and they give free walking tours of Petaluma...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kristina B
Reviewed 6 May 2018

There are interesting details in a series of displays which are not extensive but undemanding. All housed in an interesting building.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Linden25
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I have been in this museum many times what a tremendous place to visit! every town needs a place where the towns history is proudly displayed and attended by a docent that knows what they are talking about and gladly shares with u, clean bathrooms...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank normb731
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I recently visited the Petaluma History Museum in the Petaluma Library Museum. The history Museum has so much Petaluma history. Yearbooks back to 1917, pictures back to the 1800's. They do presentations about special topics frequently. It is a great place to learn about Petaluma!...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Katherine K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Interesting place to spend a couple of hours if you want to get away from the heat or cold for that matter.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Eva B
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This building is Museum quality on the outside. I never went on the inside as they were closed. It's refreshing to see such interesting and amazing architecture in central Petaluma.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

My favorite part of this lovely old , intimate library is their classical music concerts (now about quarterly) .A large glass dome and original wood paneling contribute to fantastic and resonant acoustics, and the performers are always world-class musicians. To me there is nothing like...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank sfmaria101
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I always like to find out (in person not through a travel guide) the culture of a place that I'm visiting. One of the best ways is to find a local museum dedicated to the history and lore of the locale. When I first came...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank pheaven2016
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Had a great time at the Petaluma Historical Library and Museum, learned so much about the town and its cultural history! The upstairs exhibit is completely free, my girlfriend and I had a great time learning about the Pioneers of Petaluma. They don't make people...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank William W
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Nice infomation. They have a exhibit each month different then the last moth and the exhibit is regarding American history.

Date of experience: November 2016
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