Museums & Historical Sites

Landing page for museums and historical sites

General Vallejo’s Home

One of six sites that make up the Sonoma State Historic Park. This is a wonderfully preserved home and is well worth your time to explore this historic site. Located less than a mile west of the Sonoma Plaza, the home, also called Lachryma Montis,  was the estate of...

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Depot Park Museum

Sonoma history exhibits are displayed in the rebuilt Northwestern Pacific depot building. Admission is free, but donation are accepted. Located: Depot Park Address: 270 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476 Phone: (707) 938-1762 Website: https://depotparkmuseum.org/ Time/Date:...

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The Villa

The Villa

The Villa has wonderful grounds perfect for picnicking or taking a nature walk through the spaces property.

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Sonoma Barracks (Pueblo of Sonoma)

Sonoma Barracks (Pueblo of Sonoma)

The Sonoma Barracks (El Cuartel de Sonoma) is a two-story, wide-balconied, adobe building facing the central plaza of the City of Sonoma, California. It was built by order of Lieutenant (Teniente) Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo to house the Mexican soldiers that had been...

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Sonoma, CA — The Historic Sonoma Plaza

Sonoma, CA — The Historic Sonoma Plaza

The Sonoma Plaza is home to unique shops, fabulous restaurants, art galleries and Sonoma State Historic Park. The square within the plaza has a popular children's play area, amphitheater, duck pond and — during the summer — a very popular weekly farmer's market. It is...

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Mission San Francisco Solano

Mission San Francisco Solano

Located in Sonoma State Historic Park, the mission was the 21st, last, and northernmost mission in Alta California. It was the only mission built in Alta California after Mexico gained independence from Spain. The difficulty of its beginning demonstrates the confusion...

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Bear Flag Monument

Bear Flag Monument

Located on the northeast corner of Sonoma Plaza, the monument was erected by the Native Sons of the Golden West ans the State of California to commemorate the raising of the bear flag on this spot on June 14, 1946 by the Bear Flag Party and their declaration of the...

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Sonoma Travel Guide

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