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Sonoma Barracks

114 E Spain St, Sonoma, CA 95476-5731
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Learn the history of the area

Long before the vineyards there were the Spanish and their missions, Take the time to learn about... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
travelgalAvon
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Avon, Connecticut
A delightful insight in the founding of California in pristine old buildings

The barracks and the Mission are side by side as are old building in this town where the last... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gamine1949
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Gujan-Mestras, France
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114 E Spain St, Sonoma, CA 95476-5731
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Long before the vineyards there were the Spanish and their missions, Take the time to learn about it. Staff gives tours at various times of the day and there is a huge gift shop

Thank travelgalAvon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The barracks and the Mission are side by side as are old building in this town where the last Mission was built. A very walkable city proud to safeguard its Native, Spanish and Mexican heritages.

Thank Gamine1949
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I did not know that Sonoma had a historical place, this barracks was part of California's history. Tours are available, but not really necessary. While we were there they had a wedding in the center part. Mexican troops were up this high during the war.

Thank Memrnc4
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I came to see the mission and the barracks was right next door. Great architecture and some nice displays. Nice little gift shop with a variety of shirts, hats, postcards, pins and other trinkets. What a gem!

Thank Woodpecker48
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Operated as a California State Park, admission to the Sonoma Barracks also gives you admission to the Sonoma Mission across the street, and the Vallejo House a couple of blocks away. Historical displays will be of special interest to your elementary aged children (4th grade...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Nothing particularly special but worth a walk through if you visited the mission next door. It has a few interesting exhibits discussing the not so well known Bear Flag Revolt.

Thank leom5558
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Good way to learn something about this region's history and get a feel for life back then. Not a lot of displays but good way to spend time between shopping and eating.

Thank foodjava
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This is a nice small area where one can familiarize themselves with local history. The barracks have been well preserved from the outside, and photograph well. They reminded us of the barracks at the Alamo. There is a nice courtyard in the back, as well...More

4  Thank NYU62
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We did not feel there was enough information. A video would have been helpful.It just looked like a concrete room full of old beds and junk. Very disappointed.

Thank marysaczarna
Reviewed 9 April 2017

A little bit of history .Small but interesting . To be able to see where the soldiers lived and slept couldn't have been very comfortable for them.

Thank 5eve0
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