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Sonoma County Museum

425 7th Street, Santa Rosa, CA
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Ranked #14 of 17 attractions in Santa Rosa
Type: Museums
Description: Museum with history and contemporary art of Sonoma County.
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Santa Rosa, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Sometimes they will have interesting exhibits is all I have to share. As far as museums go this is so-so. Located in downtown Santa Rosa, it's nice to stroll the streets, restaurants.

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Glen Ellen
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78 reviews 78 reviews
44 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

This is an interesting museum to visit because of Sonoma County's varied history. Did you know that the Russian's once had a toehold in California here in this county? Or that in 1906 there were more deaths per capita in Santa Rosa than in San Francisco due to the earthquake? There have been exhibits here that told these and other... More

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Santa Rosa
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

Finally went into this museum and what a surprise. The exhibit space was larger than I expected. The exhibits were interesting. Plus the mall is nearby for shopping. And restaurant and a brewery are nearby also. What a gem.

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Santa Rosa, California
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110 reviews 110 reviews
22 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

You can count on this small museum to always have intriguing exhibits. The recent Tsar's Cabinet exhibit was excellent. The garden is very nice. This place is definitely worth a stop when you're in Santa Rosa.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

This place is the old Santa Rosa post office and has wonderful architecture, not to mention interesting local art and a nice gift shop.

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Santa Rosa CA
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101 reviews 101 reviews
25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Very nice to have access to such a museum right in our back yard. Varied exhibits. Displays are set up to be self explanatory. Good option for out of town guests.

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San Francisco, California
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125 reviews 125 reviews
16 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

This was our second visit to this small museum, and both times they had excellent exhibits but very few visitors. We're "museum freaks" so have been to lots and lots of museums, and think this one is great, The exhibits we've seen have been quite interesting and very well curated, and they have a great sculpture garden, which now features... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2011

Want to see it all ? come here , great history all wrapped up into 1 location plan to spend some time here

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