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Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park

Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Pretty cool place!

I didn't have a lot of expectations for this little Historic Park. I sort of expected to wander... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kelly O
Marysville, California
Unusual glimpse of early California History

Most of the time early California history (before annexation to the U.S.) has as its focus mission... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
Tucson, Arizona
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3325 Adobe Rd., Petaluma, CA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't have a lot of expectations for this little Historic Park. I sort of expected to wander around, then leave. The guide at the entrance, however, was awesome. She told us with all kinds of enthusiasm about the place, the history, etc. Every room...More

Thank Kelly O
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Most of the time early California history (before annexation to the U.S.) has as its focus mission churches and presidios (forts) but here is a way to understand how successful some of the Mexican inhabitants became before their history was interrupted in 1846. Mariano Vallejo...More

Thank DGB41
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This tells a story that is best read in conjunction with its up-market partner in Sonoma. Interesting and well described.

Thank Linden25
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Nicely restored and maintained ranch house of General Vallejo. Large building to accommodate many, many ranch hands, servants, family members, and visitors. Well worth a visit. Love the prickly pear too!

Thank KFromOregon
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Visit downtown Sonoma and see the Mission. Then use your same entry ticket to visit the Adobe State Park. You do have to make a 5 minute drive but they are both very well kept and worth the visits. Make sure to check closing time.

Thank 201angeliquec
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is one of the best preserved adobe ranches I've seen. It's very important to understand our history through visiting such places. The sound construction made it comfortable throughout the seasons. An hour or two will provide a lifetime of memories.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This National Landmark is a remembrance to General Vallejo and shows the importance of Mexican History and how they were once the owners of this land. I will bring my children here one day so they will know the true history of California in case...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Interesting history back to General Vallejo. If they have workshop going there's a lot of hands on activities

Thank Eva B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

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
Reviewed 13 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
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