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Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park

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Address: 3325 Adobe Rd., Petaluma, CA
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+1 707-762-4871
10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

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Why Didn't I do this Before?

I had driven by this park a hundred times on the way to Green String Farm, and finally I went there, persuaded by a friend. It was a Sunday but there was a ranger on duty who... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
james p
Petaluma, California
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Sao Paulo, SP
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very interesting place to know better the local history. Although there is not so many things to see (it is small).

Thank Anderson T
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107 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This adobe fortress is an interesting place to absorb the history of Petaluma, Sonoma, and California. The self-guided tour lets one take the time you want/need to see the exhibits. Well worth the small cost.

Thank JuliLnWaltL
Petaluma, California
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70 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

I actually went to see a performance of Romeo and Juliet at Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park. It was the first time I had been to the park, even though I've lived in Petaluma nearly twenty years. I was pleasantly surprised at how clean and lovely it was there. And, as a historic adobe, it is one of the best... More 

Thank DeniseKramer
Petaluma, California
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304 reviews
96 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

I had driven by this park a hundred times on the way to Green String Farm, and finally I went there, persuaded by a friend. It was a Sunday but there was a ranger on duty who collected the $3 fee (good also for a visit to Vallejo's home in the neighboring town of Sonoma-a beautiful ride BTW). The park... More 

Thank james p
Los Osos, California
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We found this by accident after visiting the barracks in Sonoma. Can't beat the price--$3 for all three historical parks. Self guided tour but such an interesting part of CA history. Got to see a rehearsal of Romeo & Juliet as a bonus.

Thank Danna W
Petaluma, California
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This place give you a bit of local history in a manageable, bite-sized visit. It is hard to believe people lived comfortably here during the time that Vallejo controlled this area. We have taken visitors here several times to get a peek into the Old West. It is a self guided 15-20 minute tour.

Thank Nanahannahbanana
San Jose, California
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49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is an incredible bargain at $3 per adult -- and the admission fee also gives you entrance to two associated sites in Sonoma (very nearby) as well, though we didn't visit those, we started too late in the day. It's a little tricky getting in and out, there's one driveway on a very busy road, our GPS thought it... More 

Thank Beakertroyd
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19 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a nearby place with some shade to take a walk last Sunday and found this park. Lots of shade trees and a little seasonal stream. Interesting to learn about the history of Petaluma and see old photos. Huge, impressive hedge of cactus along the path to the old adobe building which houses photos. Seemed a little... More 

Thank 102bonniepeterson
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Just outside of Petaluma, is a quiet place to visit. Three dollars to visit and interesting. Each room has a display of the artifacts, spent around an hour and a half. If you have the time visit. Also, the ticket gets you into other parks in Sonoma, same day. Easy half hour drive to Sonoma.

Thank Anthony O
Petaluma, California
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65 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

In California 4th grade students study the state's history. For those living in the San Francisco Bay area, a visit to General Vallejo's home in Petaluma is a very good place to see what living conditions were like in the early 1800's. The Adobe served as the center of General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo's 66,000-acre (100 square miles) working ranch between... More 

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