Attractions and Tours

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Petaluma is on the small side but our picturesque town offers a huge array of attractions and tours. Indoor or outdoor, guided or go at your own pace, historical or agricultural, educational or purely recreational, Petaluma has something of interest for every member of the family. After you've scanned the full list, "My Itinerary" will help you build a day or weekend full of attractions, events, dining and shopping that will guide you to more of what you like to do best.

Family Attractions
Mulligan's Indoor Golf
Mulligan's Indoor Golf
345 Lakeville St. • 707-762-4653

Virtual golf at its best, featuring four bays with Foresight GC2 offering the most accurate technology in golf simulation for a true-to-life golf experience. The GC2 allows you to track every shot, receive instant information on swing analysis, ball flight data and club speed, create an online account for measuring performance, receive email videos of your golf swings and get unprecedented accuracy.

Petaluma Historical Library & Museum
Petaluma Historical Library & Museum
20 Fourth St • (707) 778-4398

Tour this former Carnegie Library building and exhibits. Note free-standing glass dome is one of only a few in California.  Docent-guided walking tours of historic downtown start at the Museum at 10:30am on most Saturdays, May-Oct.

Rancho Obi-Wan
Rancho Obi-Wan

A not-for-profit private museum officially recognized by Guinness World Records in 2014 as housing the world’s largest collection of Star Wars memorabilia. Guided tours are by appointment only and advanced booking is required.

Tara Firma Farms
Tara Firma Farms
3796 I St. Ext. • (707) 765-1202

Free tours are available every Saturday and Sunday at 10am, noon and 2pm. Learn about their all natural and environmentally friendly farming practices. This 300-acre farm hosts private events with live music & organic farm-fresh catering.

Farm Tours
Achadinha Cheese Company Ranch Tour
Achadinha Cheese Company Ranch Tour
750 Chileno Valley Road • 707-763-1025

Traditional Tour: Guests will be treated to a full ranch tour that includes everything from the loafing barn and milking parlor to the cheese plant and aging rooms. Naturally there will be plenty of cheese sampling before you head on down the road. This Tour includes: Full Ranch Tour, Cheese Plant Tour and Cheese tasting.

Artful Arrangements Homestead Gardens
Artful Arrangements Homestead Gardens
205 Orchard Lane • 707-664-8656

1915 working homestead has something for everyone. Learn how "old timers" cared for the land. Stroller, toddler, pet, walker & wheelchair friendly. The kids love Plant-a-Plant. Allow 2 hours. $10 each (under 4 free). Open Studio Gallery. Call to schedule. Country gardens; dance floor, ceremony site, buffet and reception area for up to 100 guests, with tall, shady trees.

Canvas Ranch
Canvas Ranch
755 Tomales Road • (707) 766-7171

Visit a European-style family farm with vegetables, fruit, herbs, Babydoll sheep, cashmere goats, chickens and art studio. By appointment only.

Chileno Valley Ranch
Chileno Valley Ranch
5105 Chileno Valley Ralley Road • (707) 765-6664

Ranch is open for u-pick apples on some Sundays only, from 9am to 3pm, during late August, September, and sometimes October. Please refer to website for dates and hours of availability; reservations required. Venue available for a limited number of events. Information on ordering grass fed beef and lamb is available on the website.

Great Peter Pumpkin Patch
Great Peter Pumpkin Patch
4235 Spring Hill Rd. • (707) 762-3446

Pick your own pumpkin plus much more...taste homemade ice cream and cheese, dig for potatoes, pet baby animals, milk a cow and hay rides. Opens Sept. 28.

Lavender Bee Farm
Lavender Bee Farm
764 Chapman Lane • (707) 789-0554

Tours of the lavender and honey farm are available during the summer months. Call or visit the website for info

McClelland's Dairy and Pumpkin Patch
McClelland's Dairy and Pumpkin Patch
6475 Bodega Ave. • (707) 664-0452

Pick your pumpkins along with a variety of gourds, ornamental corn, and a U-Pick edible squash section plus Hay Maze, watch cows being milked, play in a seed sand box, race peddle tractors, play on tire swings, hay rides, bounce house, haunted house, obstacle course, super slide, and an observation deck that looks over the pumpkin patch & farm! Saturdays & Sundays in October 10am to 6pm.

Tara Firma Farms
Tara Firma Farms
3796 I St. Ext. • (707) 765-1202

Free tours are available every Saturday and Sunday at 10am, noon and 2pm. Learn about their all natural and environmentally friendly farming practices. This 300-acre farm hosts private events with live music & organic farm-fresh catering.

Film Attractions
Film Fest Petaluma
Film Fest Petaluma
• (707) 778-3687

Showcasing the best new foreign and independent cinema from around the world. Filmmakers will be present for Q&A. At the Mystic Theatre.

 

Petaluma Film Tour
Petaluma Film Tour

Download a pdf tour of some of Petaluma’s most notable film locations including “American Graffiti” and “Basic Instinct.”

Petaluma Food Tours
Petaluma Food Tours
• 866-736-6343

Sip, savor & stroll your way along the Riverfront. Take in the culture, history & cinematic highlights of Petaluma's most unique destinations, finest restaurants & tasting rooms. Reservations required.

Rancho Obi-Wan
Rancho Obi-Wan

A not-for-profit private museum officially recognized by Guinness World Records in 2014 as housing the world’s largest collection of Star Wars memorabilia. Guided tours are by appointment only and advanced booking is required.

Historic Tours
Artful Arrangements Homestead Gardens
Artful Arrangements Homestead Gardens
205 Orchard Lane • 707-664-8656

1915 working homestead has something for everyone. Learn how "old timers" cared for the land. Stroller, toddler, pet, walker & wheelchair friendly. The kids love Plant-a-Plant. Allow 2 hours. $10 each (under 4 free). Open Studio Gallery. Call to schedule. Country gardens; dance floor, ceremony site, buffet and reception area for up to 100 guests, with tall, shady trees.

Military Antiques & Museum
Military Antiques & Museum
300 Petaluma Blvd. N. • 707-763-2220

With over 4,000 square feet of retail space plus our 2,000 square foot museum, it is the country's largest retail military shop.

Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park
Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park
3325 Adobe Rd. • (707) 762-4871

Step into old California with a visit to the headquarters of General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo’s vast cattle rancho from 1836-1846. History comes alive with period furnishings, implements and living history days. The Adobe is open Thursday through Sunday from 10am to 5pm. Docent tours are available. Picnic area.

Petaluma Food Tours
Petaluma Food Tours
• 866-736-6343

Sip, savor & stroll your way along the Riverfront. Take in the culture, history & cinematic highlights of Petaluma's most unique destinations, finest restaurants & tasting rooms. Reservations required.

Petaluma Historical Library & Museum
Petaluma Historical Library & Museum
20 Fourth St • (707) 778-4398

Tour this former Carnegie Library building and exhibits. Note free-standing glass dome is one of only a few in California.  Docent-guided walking tours of historic downtown start at the Museum at 10:30am on most Saturdays, May-Oct.

Petaluma Trolley & Living History Museum
Petaluma Trolley & Living History Museum
110 Baylis Street • 707-778-7878
Outdoor Attractions
Artful Arrangements Homestead Gardens
Artful Arrangements Homestead Gardens
205 Orchard Lane • 707-664-8656

1915 working homestead has something for everyone. Learn how "old timers" cared for the land. Stroller, toddler, pet, walker & wheelchair friendly. The kids love Plant-a-Plant. Allow 2 hours. $10 each (under 4 free). Open Studio Gallery. Call to schedule. Country gardens; dance floor, ceremony site, buffet and reception area for up to 100 guests, with tall, shady trees.

Great Peter Pumpkin Patch
Great Peter Pumpkin Patch
4235 Spring Hill Rd. • (707) 762-3446

Pick your own pumpkin plus much more...taste homemade ice cream and cheese, dig for potatoes, pet baby animals, milk a cow and hay rides. Opens Sept. 28.

McClelland's Dairy and Pumpkin Patch
McClelland's Dairy and Pumpkin Patch
6475 Bodega Ave. • (707) 664-0452

Pick your pumpkins along with a variety of gourds, ornamental corn, and a U-Pick edible squash section plus Hay Maze, watch cows being milked, play in a seed sand box, race peddle tractors, play on tire swings, hay rides, bounce house, haunted house, obstacle course, super slide, and an observation deck that looks over the pumpkin patch & farm! Saturdays & Sundays in October 10am to 6pm.

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