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Charles M. Schulz Museum

2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
707-579-4452
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Ranked #1 of 18 attractions in Santa Rosa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Libraries
Owner description: "Peanuts" devotees won't be disappointed in the museum that memorializes the work of cartoonist Charles M. Schulz, who made Santa Rosa his adopted... more » Owner description: "Peanuts" devotees won't be disappointed in the museum that memorializes the work of cartoonist Charles M. Schulz, who made Santa Rosa his adopted hometown. The museum features an early mural of Charlie Brown and Snoopy, a wood relief sculpture of Snoopy showing the changes in the famed cartoon dog's appearance over the years and Schulz's actual work studio. « less
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SF
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

If you have ever ready Peanuts and liked it, you have to visit the Schultz Museum. It's a walk down memory lane (and behind the curtain)!

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Oceanside, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
23 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Museum offers two sections. Downstairs exhibits are focused on history of comic strips in general and history of Peanuts strip in particular. I specifically enjoyed the way that the way Schulz dealt with emerging social issues was discussed. Upstairs is focused on Schulz, the man and artist.

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Sacramento, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Since I've been reading Peanuts Cartoon all my life, I had to visit this museum. What a great story of Charles M. Schulz. You have to visit this as he was a wonderful, kind man that gave back to the community. The museum was clean, very friendly people that would walk up to you and give you more information and... More

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

My husband and I were on a trip along the West Coast for our 20th wedding anniversary. We found this museum online before we left for the trip, so when we were close to Santa Rosa, we left the Coast and went inland. We toured this museum on our actual 20th wedding anniversary! It was the BEST gift my husband... More

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We drove over two hours to get to the museum and it was so worth it! I am a huge Peanuts lover and the museum exceeded my expectations. My 9 & 11 year old really enjoyed making their own strip and dog house.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

What great memories of a great cartoonist! THE PERSONAL ITEMS added to the story of the Peanuts cartoon development.

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New York, NY
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234 reviews 234 reviews
51 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

If your a fan of Peanuts & the crew, this is worth the stop. Sketches for strips, mock-ups, and other memorabilia are displayed. Bring the kids! Help this helps.

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St. Martinville, la
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Movie room showed great cartoons and footage. No military discount available. Many activities going on like cartoon school, meet a professional artist and pictures with statues.

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River Vale, NJ
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I enjoyed this museum so much. Charles Schulz was truly an amazing talent. It was great to learn about the man who created these timeless characters. This place brought back memories of growing up for me. If you are in Santa Rosa it's definitely worth a visit, both adults and kids will enjoy. There are two great gift shops, Snoopy's... More

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Sun Valley, Idaho
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I was totally surprised. Spent two hours in the museum. Loved it. Reminded me of my childhood. As an older adult I now appreciate the philosophy behind the comic strips.

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