Sonoma Valley History Museum (at Depot Park)

The Sonoma Valley History Museum (at Depot Park) is currently closed for renovation. When it reopens, it will be open Saturday and Sunday 1-4pm.


There is no charge to visit the museum. Donations are welcome.

Temporary Exhibits

Each year focuses on various aspects of the History of Sonoma Valley including: Agriculture, Artists, Transportation, Ecology, Immigrants, Politics, and Schools. 

Permanent Exhibits

  • The History of Sonoma Valley Trains located in the Train Station Master’s office
  • Native life before contact with European explorers 
  • The Mission Period
  • Ranchos
  • The Bear Flag Revolt
  • Life in Sonoma following the Bear Flag and California Statehood
  • Chinese immigrants
  • Agriculture
  • Schools
  • Rural life (the kitchen display)

School Tours

The Sonoma Valley History Museum is available for school tours by appointment. Please email for information and to schedule a tour.


Museum Hours: Sat. & Sun. 1-4 PM
Location: 270 1st Street West 
Sonoma, CA 95476
Phone: 707-938-1762 (during museum open hours) or 707-343-1335 (for general information)