Petaluma Historical Museum/Library

20 4th St.
Petaluma, CA 94952- Map It
(707) 778-4398

AAA Editor Notes

Petaluma Historical Museum/Library, 20 4th St., houses permanent and rotating exhibits. Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie awarded the town $12,500 toward the building's construction in 1903. An architectural highlight is the free-standing stained-glass dome. Upstairs a permanent exhibit recounts local history, with artifacts and photographs pertaining to early river commerce with San Francisco, the city's famed "Egg Capital of the World" years, the poultry industry and notable 19th-century buildings. Classical concerts also are offered. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
Donations; a $3-$5 fee may be charged for special exhibitions.
Hours: Museum Thurs.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. noon-3. Research library staffed Mon. and Thurs. 1-4.