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Things To Do

The Sharpsteen Museum is a Calistoga institution. With the help of our community, we're able to provide Calistoga with fun things to do, including day trips, field trips, walking tours, and other fun events. Contact us for more information.


Check out the links below to learn more about the beautiful Calistoga area, including the local heritage of the Napa Valley before freeways and fast food. We have also provided additional resources on the history of Calistoga and the Napa Valley. To learn more about the historical city of Calistoga, plan a day trip to our history today.

Visit Calistoga

A visit to the Welcome Center, located at 1133 Washington Street, will guide you on how easy it can be to relax when you’re in Calistoga. Open 7 days a week, 362 days a year: Sun-Thurs 10 am-4 pm; Fri-Sat 10 am-5 pm. 

City of Calistoga

The City of Calistoga is located 80 miles North of San Francisco in the scenic Napa Valley. It is found at the top of the Napa Valley, at the foot of Mt. St. Helena, which rises 4500 feet above the city. Calistoga, with a population of 5,000, is a popular destination for visitors to the heart of the Wine Country. Calistoga is best known for its geothermal hot springs, mineral water, and is home to California's Old Faithful Geyser. It is also the home of the Napa County Fairgrounds.

Napa County Historical Society

Napa County Historical Society was founded in 1948, and today, it has an active Board of Directors and two staff members, Nancy Levenberg, Executive Director, and Alexandria Brown, Research Librarian.

Napa Valley Museum - Yountville

Situated mid-valley in the historic town of Yountville, between St. Helena and Napa, the Museum provides unique experiences that enrich the cultural fabric of our community through exhibitions and educational programs. At Napa Valley Museum Yountville, explore the connections between our Valley’s environment, culture, history and creative expression.

Napa County Landmarks

The mission of Napa County Landmarks is to protect a living record of the past for the edification and enjoyment of future generations by promoting the saving and appreciation of irreplaceable historic buildings and sites. Napa County Landmarks’ work includes advocacy, community outreach, technical preservation, education and publication, and responses to inquiries.

Napa Valley Genealogical Society

The Napa Valley Genealogical and Biographical Society offers its members and the public a means for learning about ancestral heritage and homeland history.

California Historical Society

The California Historical Society is a 140-year-old, non-profit organization with a mission to inspire and empower people to make California's richly diverse past a meaningful part of their contemporary lives.

St. Helena Historical Society

Welcome to the stories of St. Helena, the heart of Napa Valley.

Mishewal Wappo Tribe of Alexander Valley

The Mishewal Wappo Tribe of Alexander Valley is the last remaining Wappo Tribe in existence with 340 living members.

Robert Louis Stevenson Museum- St. Helena

Following in Stevenson's footsteps.

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