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Docent-led Walking Tours of Historic Downtown

Petaluma Historical Library & Museum

20 4th Street


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May 4, 2024 to October 26, 2024
every Saturday

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

One of these colorful characters from Petaluma’s past wants to share their story with you!

The Petaluma Historical Library & Museum invites you to join costumed docents dressed in period attire as they guide you through the historic downtown Petaluma business and residential districts. Petaluma has a unique and fascinating history as a bustling river town post Gold Rush, the “Egg Capital of the World” after the turn of the century, and now a town that loves its history. Learn about Petaluma’s incredible architecture (including  8 sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places) and other important and interesting facets of Petaluma’s history.  You’ll be informed by their historical knowledge and entertained by their characters’ stories.

Tours are FREE (donations welcome) to the public and occur most Saturdays and Sundays between May and October. Check the website to confirm tour dates. Meet on the steps of the Museum at 4th and B Street at 10:30am to embark on your trip back through time.