Museum’s Exhibit Explores the History of Gadgets

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LOS ALTOS, CA (May 28, 2019) – From alarm clocks to coffeemakers, cell phones to cameras, gadgets are an integral part of daily life. But that wasn’t always the case. Los Altos History Museum presents “Gadgets Galore! Transforming the American Household,” an exhibit that looks at how we came to have so many gadgets in our lives and where they originated,…

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History Museum Launches Teen Docent Program

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LOS ALTOS, CA (May 21, 2019) – Los Altos History Museum announces the formation of a teen docent volunteer program, a free opportunity for teens to fulfill volunteer hours and enhance their college resume in a fun and interactive way. Following a week-long training seminar July 15-19, participants will become museum docents, working 2-4 hours each month through the 2019-2020 school…

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Museum to Hold Garden Party Evening at Historic Winchester Merriman House

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LOS ALTOS, CA (May 1, 2019) – Don your cocktail attire and fancy hat for a garden party at the Winchester Merriman House in an evening of Memories & Mysteries, a fundraiser for Los Altos History Museum’s exhibitions, Friday, June 14th, 5:30-8:30pm. The Winchester Merriman House, originally situated on 140 acres on Edgewood Lane, is the oldest residence in Los Altos….

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History Museum Looks to the Past and Future in New Exhibition about Food

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LOS ALTOS, CA (April 10, 2019) – From foraging to farming, harvesting to canning, TV dinners to plant-based meat, the food we grow, prepare, and eat has changed over the years. How what we eat impacts our culture, shapes lives, and affects the planet is the subject of Los Altos History Museum’s new exhibition, “Silicon Valley Eats: A Taste for Innovation,” on…

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