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Eagerly Awaited Permanent Exhibition to Debut at Los Altos History Museum

LOS ALTOS, CA (Jan 25, 2023) — The public is invited to the grand opening of Los Altos History Museum's new Permanent Exhibition, “Making Connections: Stories from the Land,” on Saturday, February 11 from 11am to 4pm. Over two years in the making, the exhibition delivers an immersive experience through expansive video walls, interactive touch screens and listening stations, and…
January 25, 2023
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Old-Fashioned Holiday Festivities at Museum

LOS ALTOS, CA (Oct 25, 2022) – Los Altos History Museum invites the public to “Catch the Spirit” of the holidays with music, tasty treats, and boutique shopping on Wednesday, November 16 from noon-4pm.   Attendees may tour the historic J. Gilbert Smith House decorated for a 1930s Christmas, enjoy home-baked sweet and savory goodies on the porch, and shop…
October 25, 2022
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History Museum Holds a Creek Fest

LOS ALTOS, CA (October 4, 2022) – Hands-on activities, demonstrations, and guided tours are on tap for Los Altos History Museum’s “Creek Fest: Playing with Water,” slated for Saturday, October 22 from 10am-3pm. The fourth in its series of family-friendly events offered this year, “Creek Fest” highlights aspects of what the Museum will feature in its Permanent Exhibition, opening in…
October 4, 2022
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Wallace Stegner Exhibit Leads Visitors on a Conservation Path at Museum

LOS ALTOS, CA (September 27, 2022) – Wallace Stegner, known as "the dean of Western writers," published 30 books, countless essays, and numerous letters about equity, the arts, and the environment. The latter is the focus of Los Altos History Museum’s interactive outdoor exhibition, “Wallace Stegner: A Path to Conservation,” on display Oct 13, 2022 - Mar 5, 2023. Informational…
September 27, 2022
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Museum Program Sheds Light on History of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe

LOS ALTOS, CA (September 20, 2022) – Archeologist, Anthropologist and Ethnohistorian Alan Leventhal will discuss the “Archaeology, History and Heritage of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe” in an online program hosted by Los Altos History Museum. This free program, given the Thursday before Indigenous Peoples' Day, will be held via Zoom on October 6 at 7pm. For the past 42 years,…
September 20, 2022