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Address: 425 7th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-5233
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Thu - Mon 11:00 - 17:00
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Museum with history and contemporary art of Sonoma County.

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Great museum for everyone

This small local museum is coming of age. The history museum includes interesting local history as well as varied exhibits that fit both history buffs and art lovers. The building... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Dee S
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Cotati, California
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Cotati, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This small local museum is coming of age. The history museum includes interesting local history as well as varied exhibits that fit both history buffs and art lovers. The building itself has some fascinating story to it. The art museum in an adjacent building is coming into it's own with a wide variety of artists and themes. Although small and... More 

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Thank Dee S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

great exhibits that cannot be seen anywhere else. One of a kind museum. Sonoma County exhibits of artists and people who called this place home. TRuly amazing to find out who they are!!

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Thank Marsha H
Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Small but eclectic art museum very near the downtown mall. I saw two unusual exhibits at my last visit in Sept. One was a private collection of photographs of female nudes, and the other featured furniture and fine art made of exotic woods. A pleasure.

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Thank Patricia W
Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We go to the museum fairly regularly and are considering becoming members. It's a small museum, but they change out the exhibits frequently enough to make it worth it to go a few times a year.

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Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

BEYOND BOLLYWOOD- Exhibit at the Sonoma County Museum,Santa Rosa, California Speechless was I for a long time after I left the museum. What an amazing capsule of the history of Indian Immigrants and their contribution to the American Scene, a treasure indeed did I see. For Indophiles and especially for East Indians both young and old this a must. For... More 

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Santa Monica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

Interesting art pieces but not enough to really want me to stay. I was much more interested in the architecture of the building. The gardens were nice around the museum

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Cloverdale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

very professional exhibits. Also a well informed and friendly person explained each aspect of the educational exhibits. Interesting area and beautiful grounds. I definitely will return!

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Thank adkunkle
california
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

The museum is in two sections, one for art and the other for history. When we were there, the exhibits in each were very worthwhile. A Robert Williams show in the art museum and an excellent photography exhibit in the history museum.

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Thank egbks
Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2014

You will learn things about the Santa Rosa area you never knew before. And the changing exhibits are wonderful.

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014

We've enjoyed several exhibits and fundraisers..one was at the McDonald's Mansion..it was incredible! This museum is a true labor of love and I always look forward to their events and I learn a lot and we enjoy ourselves. Highly recommend the Sonoma County Museum!

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