When the Children’s Museum receives local, regional, national, or even international recognition, you’ll find the latest news here.


Busy Museum Bees

Press Democrat, April 14, 2015 by Beth Schlanker

Children's Museum settles into new home

"When the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County first opened in 2005, it was simply a minivan toting around exhibits at public events. Founder Collette Michaud, a Petaluma resident and mother, named it Museum on the Go."


Children's Museum opens in Santa Rosa

"Wine Country has gotten a little more family-friendly with the opening of the Children's Museum of Sonoma County in Santa Rosa."

San Francisco Chronicle, July 9, 2014 by Matt Villano

Kids’ Activities, Sonoma Style (New Museum Included)

"With more than 400 wineries, Sonoma County, Calif., might be known as an oenophile destination, but the region is making a big push to also draw in families with several attractions and events."

New York Times Online, June 17, 2014 by SHIVANI VORA 

New children's museum ready to spotlight outdoor exhibits

"Life is getting a lot more interesting for the area's little ones."

Press Democrat, March 28, 2014 by Mary Callahan

Museum for kids taking shape

Press Democrat, October 21, 2013 by Mary Callahan

Suddenly, a river runs through it

Press Democrat, October 14, 2013 by Chris Smith

Crews to build mini Russian River in SR

The Community Voice, Monday October 14, 2013 

Young, Old Celebrate Start of New Children's Museum

Press Democrat, June 2, 2013, by Mary Callahan

Children's Museum Finally Finds a Home: Founder's Dream Becomes Reality

Sonoma Family Life Magazine, January 2013 Issue, by Anna Freeman

Minds in Motion at Dunbar

Kenwood Press, November 1, 2012, Photo by Sarah C. Phelps

Kids' Museum Rises Next to Sparky's

Press Democrat, October 6, 2012, by Chris Smith

Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences gives $200,000 to Children's Museum

Press Democrat, May 2, 2012, by Mary Callahan 

Memory of Santa Rosa Girl Lives on in Gift of Art

Press Democrat, April 22, 2012, by Chris Smith

One Step Closer to a Children's Museum that will Teach and Amaze

Press Democrat, March 13, 2012, by Chris Smith

Medical Mysteries: At Sonoma Children's Museum

San Francisco Chronicle, February 9, 2012, by Matt Villano

Inspiring the Next Generation

Northbay BIZ Magazine, January 2012 Issue, by Juliet Porton

Museum Makes Science Fun, January 5, 2012, by Colleen Rustad for the Argus-Courier

Explore and Play: SoCo Children's Museum Plans New Expanded Location

North Bay Bohemian, November 30, 2011, by Anna Freeman

Kids' museum: Collette Michaud's dream

Press Democrat, October 10, 2010, by Chris Smith

Mobile children's museum to take root next to Schulz museum

Press Democrat, September 28, 2010, by Chris Smith

Youth museum moves closer to having a home

Press Democrat, September 18, 2009, by Mary Callahan

Mobile museum comes to kids 

Press Democrat, June 17, 2009, by Mary Callahan

A place where 'no' doesn't exist

Press Democrat, September 2, 2005, by Janet Parmer

Plans under way for children's museum

Argus Courier, August 24, 2005, by Dan Johnson