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Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park

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Great family outing

I have lived in Petaluma for many years. I have passed this place many many times and have always... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Petaluma, California
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General Vallejo's Ranch

This 18th Century Spanish hacienda is an intriguing and well-preserved peek into California's... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2019
Steve R
Petaluma, California
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3325 Adobe Rd., Petaluma, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have lived in Petaluma for many years. I have passed this place many many times and have always thought it would be a great place to visit. I was right it is a neat place to go back in time and learn about our...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 3, 2019

This 18th Century Spanish hacienda is an intriguing and well-preserved peek into California's agricultural heritage.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Steve R
Reviewed June 4, 2019

What a wonderful experience to walk in and out of the different rooms and imagine what it was like in the early days of California. The staff member whose name was Jennifer could not have been more helpful or informational. Great for both kids or...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Mike M
Reviewed April 13, 2019

We stopped here to see the sheep shearing, which is done once a year. The park was set up with crafts for kids, the adobe opened for self guided tours through it. Although we've lived near here for over 30 years, this was the first...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sandy G
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

California’s Sonoma History parks & tours are the best around. Your paid day admission is honored at all the parks sites on the same day including the Sonoma Mission.General Vallejo’s Adobe barracks are history stopped in time! Great family experience. Fabulous recreations & period displays...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Big park with beautiful shaded trails. Amidst is a large fence consisting of big prickly pear cactus - very impressive - leading up to the big 2 story adobe building which once has been General Vallejo's big ranch, the largest one in Mexican northern California....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The old Adobe in Petaluma is a fascinating stop when in the wine country. Knowledgeable docents guide you through the buildings that date to the 1830's. There is a certain amount of re-creating, but the actual adobe, beams and glass are authentic. From time to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

I didn't have a lot of expectations for this little Historic Park. I sort of expected to wander around, then leave. The guide at the entrance, however, was awesome. She told us with all kinds of enthusiasm about the place, the history, etc. Every room...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Kelly O
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Most of the time early California history (before annexation to the U.S.) has as its focus mission churches and presidios (forts) but here is a way to understand how successful some of the Mexican inhabitants became before their history was interrupted in 1846. Mariano Vallejo...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DGB41
Reviewed May 6, 2018

This tells a story that is best read in conjunction with its up-market partner in Sonoma. Interesting and well described.

Date of experience: April 2018
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