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Museum Hosts South Los Altos Block Party

LOS ALTOS, CA (Jan 30, 2024) – As part of its ongoing Third Thursday series, Los Altos History Museum announces a special event tailored for residents of South Los Altos. Titled "Neighborhood Block Party: We Love South Los Altos!" the gathering is scheduled for Thursday, February 15, from 5:30 to 7 pm.   The event aims to bring together residents…
January 30, 2024
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History Museum Goes Retro with ‘50s Fundraiser

LOS ALTOS, CA (Jan 23, 2024) –Los Altos History Museum is excited to announce its upcoming fundraising extravaganza, “Dancing through the Decades: The Nifty ‘50s.” This signature event invites patrons to step into the past for an unforgettable evening of dining, dancing, and philanthropy, held on Saturday, March 23, from 6pm to 10pm.   “Dancing through the Decades is the…
January 23, 2024
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Tech Meets History: Museum Launches Digital App for Enhanced Tours

LOS ALTOS, CA (Jan 16, 2024) –In celebration of the one-year anniversary of its Permanent Exhibition, Los Altos History Museum is set to unveil an innovative digital app on February 8th, offering a guided introductory tour and multilingual content to enhance the visitor experience. The launch event will extend throughout the weekend, with the first 100 attendees receiving a complimentary…
January 16, 2024
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Discussion Explores African American Impact in Silicon Valley

LOS ALTOS, CA (Jan 2, 2024) – To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Los Altos History Museum is hosting “Conversations and Reflections: The African American Experience in Santa Clara County” on Thursday, January 18 from 5:30–7pm.   A panel of experts will discuss the often-overlooked contributions made by African Americans to the business and cultural development of Silicon Valley,…
January 2, 2024
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The History of Los Altos Street Names Explored in Museum Exhibit

LOS ALTOS, CA (Dec 19, 2023) — Street names narrate the history of a neighborhood, telling stories of its past, landmarks, and early residents. Unraveling this history has become a labor of love for two volunteers of Los Altos History Museum's Collections Committee, and the topic of a new exhibit titled “What’s in a Name? History of Los Altos Street…
December 19, 2023
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Heritage Orchard Gets a Facelift as Museum Collaborates with New Orchardist

LOS ALTOS, CA (Nov 14, 2023) – A revitalizing transformation is underway in Los Altos Heritage Orchard. Pruning and planting activities, combined with the installation of a drip irrigation system, are breathing new life into this historic landmark. At the helm of these projects stands the Orchard Commons Committee of Los Altos History Museum led by Chair Jane Packard, and…
November 14, 2023