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The Petaluma Library Museum

Fourth & B streets, Petaluma, CA
+1 707-778-4398
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every town needs a museum like this!!

I have been in this museum many times what a tremendous place to visit! every town needs a place... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
normb731
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petaluma
So much history!

I recently visited the Petaluma History Museum in the Petaluma Library Museum. The history Museum... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Katherine K
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Petaluma, California
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Fourth & B streets, Petaluma, CA
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+1 707-778-4398
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"local history"
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"great place to learn"
in 2 reviews
"andrew carnegie"
in 2 reviews
"dome"
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"exhibits"
in 14 reviews
"libraries"
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"books"
in 4 reviews
"docent"
in 2 reviews
"architecture"
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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

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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

Thank Katherine K
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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.

Thank Eva B
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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.

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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

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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

Thank pheaven2016
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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

Thank William W
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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.

Thank Jake N
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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...More

Thank Bob G
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Reviewed 26 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
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