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Address: 425 7th Street, Santa Rosa, CA
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Thu - Mon 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Museum with history and contemporary art of Sonoma County.

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Smithsonian exhibit- Beyond Bollywood

BEYOND BOLLYWOOD- Exhibit at the Sonoma County Museum,Santa Rosa, California Speechless was I for a long time after I left the museum. What an amazing capsule of the history of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 18, 2015
Vasanti J
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Petaluma, California
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Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

BEYOND BOLLYWOOD- Exhibit at the Sonoma County Museum,Santa Rosa, California Speechless was I for a long time after I left the museum. What an amazing capsule of the history of Indian Immigrants and their contribution to the American Scene, a treasure indeed did I see. For Indophiles and especially for East Indians both young and old this a must. For... More 

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Santa Monica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Interesting art pieces but not enough to really want me to stay. I was much more interested in the architecture of the building. The gardens were nice around the museum

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Cloverdale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

very professional exhibits. Also a well informed and friendly person explained each aspect of the educational exhibits. Interesting area and beautiful grounds. I definitely will return!

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california
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The museum is in two sections, one for art and the other for history. When we were there, the exhibits in each were very worthwhile. A Robert Williams show in the art museum and an excellent photography exhibit in the history museum.

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

You will learn things about the Santa Rosa area you never knew before. And the changing exhibits are wonderful.

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We've enjoyed several exhibits and fundraisers..one was at the McDonald's Mansion..it was incredible! This museum is a true labor of love and I always look forward to their events and I learn a lot and we enjoy ourselves. Highly recommend the Sonoma County Museum!

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

If you are a history buff and interested in how immigrants changed the landscape of Sonoma County then this small but very interesting location offers maps, photos, and documents that detail the families and changes that make Sonoma the agricultural gem it is today. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and will even help suggest lodging and the best in-town... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I would rate this as a spot to see with their variety of exhibits_ visiting and permanent. They also have talks

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Santa Rosa, California
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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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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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