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Depot Park Museum

270 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476-5629
+1 707-938-1762
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Interesting museum with railroad exhibit

I got a preview of the railroad exhibit and it is most interesting. It focuses on the railroads of... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2015
Glen Ellen
Railroad - To where?

Looking for the world like another hokey tourist trap, this is building is a replica of the... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2014
Maurice M
Yountville, California
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1 Jan 2015
“Interesting museum with railroad exhibit”
20 Mar 2014
“Railroad - To where?”
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270 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476-5629
+1 707-938-1762
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Reviewed 2 January 2015

I got a preview of the railroad exhibit and it is most interesting. It focuses on the railroads of Sonoma Valley. There were several railroads that ran through the valley, both of freight (fruit turkeys, milk, nuts) and passengers who came from San Francisco to...More

Thank corkiek
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Looking for the world like another hokey tourist trap, this is building is a replica of the original 'Train Station' where visitors could board real scheduled passenger/freight trains. Trains that were called "Puffer Bellies" or more simply "Choo-Choos". Disbelief, skepticism, wonder - hey look; there's...More

5  Thank Maurice M
Reviewed 4 December 2013

It's not the greatest local museum in California but they have done a great job giving you a feel for part of old Sonoma. It's a short easy walk from the Plaza and well worth the visit. Also kid friendly

2  Thank oldjgw
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Find out all about the early days of Sonoma. Great photos from when the plaza was still the parade grounds.

1  Thank technokitty16
Reviewed 14 August 2013

We were out bike riding (June 2013) when we stumbled upon this museum. When we saw it was closed for the day (Monday) we were turning away when the door opened and we were ushered in by a lady who was the museum director. 'I'm...More

3  Thank dodmeister
Reviewed 20 July 2013

This hidden gem is the local history guild's museum. Look beyond the Bocce Ball courts on the north end of the Sonoma SHP parking lot. It is marked by three or four rail cars. One end is devoted to the depot history and trains, the...More

3  Thank Harry B
Reviewed 16 June 2013

When I write this review, I am approaching it from the view of a long-time docent. The museum cites history from the time of the native Americans to the history of the famiy of Mariano Vallejo to the Bear Flag Republic(1846) to the turn of...More

2  Thank corkiek
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