Calendar of Events


Watershed Moments – From the River to the Sea


River Image

This exhibit looks at our ocean, the marine sanctuaries off our coastline and how plastics and debris affect sea life and wildlife.  

NOAA Nat Marine Sanct


The museum is simultaneously featuring a smaller exhibit about Petaluma’s past featuring sports teams memorabilia with photos and other interesting historical artifacts.  This is in addition to our permanent exhibit about Petaluma history that is upstairs.





Sunday, August 3 at 10:30 am
Please RSVP 707-778-4398

What a great way to see and learn about our river and its history.

Meet on the steps of the Petaluma Museum for a narrated walking tour of the upper Petaluma River and Turning Basins.

Free – donations accepted


Family Storytime Under the Oak

For All Ages! Free of Charge!


Grand Courtyard Oak

3 Thursdays – August 7, 14 and 21

11:00 – 12:00 

Located in the courtyard behind the Museum




Docent Led Walking Tours

Downtown Petaluma!

Walking Tours

May – October – Saturdays at 10:30

Meet on the steps to the Museum

20 Fourth Street, Petaluma

Donations Appreciated!



Petaluma Pairings 2014

Mark your Calendar for the upcoming Exhibit and Events Celebrating the Viticulture History and Wines of Petaluma

The Petaluma Museum Association & The Petaluma Gap Winegrowers Alliance


Petaluma Viticulture History

September 21st, 2014 through January 11th, 2015

Research has begun and revealed intriguing information;
several candidates to author the exhibit catalog have been proposed and loans of several important artifacts have been promised.


Petaluma Winegrowers Gala

Keller Estate Winery, September 20, 2014

Community Crush Celebration

Petaluma Historical Library & Museum, September 27, 2014



The Petaluma Museum Association holds their Board Meetings at 6:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month at the Petaluma Historical Library and Museum.  Public welcome.


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Petaluma Historical Library & Museum

20 Fourth St., Petaluma  778-4398

Hours: Thursday – Saturday, 10:00-4:00; Sunday, 12:00-3:00

Petaluma Historical Museum ~ 20 Fourth Street ~ Petaluma, CA 94952 ~ (707) 778-4398

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