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Los Altos History Museum reveals new exhibit showcasing the town’s history and diverse groups

Cassady Gammons/Midpeninsula Post The Los Altos History Museum’s permanent exhibit, “Making Connections: Stories from the Land,” which opened in early February, highlights the history of Los Altos using new interactive touchscreens and artifacts. The exhibit also pays tribute to different cultural communities that have shaped the town’s history. The exhibit is divided into four sections by location: creeks, hills, valleys…
March 7, 2023
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Los Altos History Museum Unveils a Permanent Collection: “Making Connections: Stories from the Land”

Lina Broydo/La Oferta Our young generation is in for a fabulous awakening surprise as they will learn and be at awe of the remarkable history of the place they call their home in the heart of Silicon Valley. But it is not all about chips and technology, kids! The newly opened “Permanent Exhibition, “Making Connections: Stories from the Land,” is…
February 20, 2023
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New Los Altos history exhibit uses tech as a window to the past

“Making Connections: Stories from the Land” is the new permanent exhibition at the Los Altos History Museum Sal Pizarro/The Mercury News There’s something very Los Altos about using a tablet and augmented reality to learn about a train station represented in a diorama of the city as it was in the1930s. That sums up the constant push and pull between…
February 18, 2023
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History Museum Hosts Program on Being an Environmental Advocate

LOS ALTOS, CA (Feb 14, 2023) – Los Altos History Museum will host Green Foothills’ Executive Director Megan Fluke and legendary environmental advocate Lennie Roberts in a discussion on how a committed group of people can create a positive impact on the environment. “Green Foothills: Advocates and Activists” is slated for Saturday, March 4 from 10:30 - 11:30am.   “Youth…
February 14, 2023
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New Los Altos History Museum exhibit brings a modern twist to history

Audrey Tsai/The Talon` There’s only one place in Los Altos where visitors can find a moving train diorama, augmented reality and the recorded stories of over a dozen historical figures: the new exhibit of the Los Altos History Museum. After over two years of planning and construction, the museum’s new permanent exhibition, “Making Connections: Stories From the Land,” will open…
February 6, 2023
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New exhibition explores how nature made a Silicon Valley town what it is today

Los Altos History Museum opens new permanent exhibition with interactive features Heather Zimmerman /Mountain View Voice The Los Altos History Museum's new permanent exhibition, "Making Connections: Stories from the Land," truly gets down to earth, focusing on how geography and the natural environment has shaped local history. To fully engage visitors in its stories, the exhibition also draws on another,…
February 2, 2023
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Permanent exhibition set to debut at Los Altos History Museum

Special to the Town Crier/Los Altos Town Crier The grand opening of the Los Altos History Museum’s new permanent exhibition, “Making Connections: Stories from the Land,” is scheduled 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 11. Over two years in the making, the exhibition delivers an immersive experience through expansive video walls, interactive touch screens and listening stations, and artifacts to…
January 31, 2023
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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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Exhibition spotlights Shoichi Kagawa, caretaker and gardener for Paul Shoup

Town Crier Report/Los Altos Town Crier The new permanent exhibition being installed at the Los Altos History Museum features several notable residents from the early days (pre-1950) of the community. The exhibition, “Making Connections: Stories from the Land,” spotlights people from across four sections of the display: Leland Smith (the town), Mary Golda Ross (the valley), Rose Marie Taaffe (the…
December 20, 2022
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2022 Year in Review

I want to thank you, dear friends and supporters of Los Altos History Museum, for being a part of the Museum community over the last year. By opening our e-newsletters, logging onto our webinars, renewing your membership, donating to our campaigns, and attending our events, you let us know that the work we do matters to you. Over the last…
December 8, 2022
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Old-Fashioned Holiday Festivities at Museum

Los Altos Patch 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 for unique gifts in two…
November 10, 2022