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The Petaluma Library Museum

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Address: Fourth & B streets, Petaluma, CA
Phone Number: +1 707-778-4398

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Jake N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

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

Thank Jake N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Just the architecture alone is worth the trip to visit this historic site! Beautiful white columns and staircase lead to this old classic library from a by-gone era. It's like taking a step back in time when there was "NO" electronics, just "BOOKS"! Classic old tables, chairs and light fixtures. History section with old photos. Hugh selections.

Thank Bob G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Great cheap place to learn. Can be free on some days. But atop by to learn more about the exhibit that day or more about petaluma

Thank Jake N
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

So in step with the lovely historic Petaluma architecture. Quaint small town museum that offers local and other artifacts. Again, the architecture is delightful. Highly recommend. Continue strolling out into the neighborhood and you'll get a idyllic MGM style small town experience.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

My 13 year son and I visited this together. We were met by a wonderful volunteer who gave us just enough information about the venue from a local perspective. We stayed about 1 hour and then headed down the street to the most excellent smoothie bar. It was just enough time to meet the strict 2 hour street parking limit.... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Pleasanton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

It's a small western town museum, so I kind of have some expectations in mind but it turned out to be a nice surprise. Apparently, Petaluma used to be an egg capital of California back in the days. That brought some wealth, which followed by beautiful buildings and some fun events. It also has an interesting exhibition dedicated to the... More 

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Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This building is over 100 years old and so beautiful inside and out. Lots of history inside including a small gift shop.

Thank BarbDunaway
Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

For residents of Petaluma, this museum is a source of a history to be cherished. Year round exhibits and fine art events are there that draws people from outside of Sonoma county.

Thank Vasanti J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Brought my kiddo who saw a glimpse of the past. A great place to pop in if you happen to walk about in downtown petaluma. There was a photography exhibition by Gary Kaplan when we visited at the 1st floor. Nice & awesome place to let young children have a feel of what it's like before iphone/ipad exist.

Thank Momtravelwithtoddler
Petaluma, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

This place always has new attractions. I particularly liked the world war II exhibit they had. If you are visiting Petaluma and need some time to kill this is a good place to do it.

Thank Bryan G

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