We are proud to bring you an exciting lineup of programs, events and exhibits intended to engage your thinking, stimulate your creativity and encourage interaction and enjoyment among friends, family and the community. Check our calendar to see what’s coming up…And be sure to mark yours!

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Happening This Month

Date/Time Event
Oct 17, 2019 - Jan 19, 2020
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Our Community Prepares: Acts of Nature, Then and Now

Exhibit | Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos CA

Appearing in the Museum’s Main Gallery, noon-4pm, Thursdays-Sundays, October 17, 2019 to January 19, 2020   Read more

Nov 20, 2019 - Jan 05, 2020
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Ham for the Holidays

Smith House Exhibit | Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos CA

Appearing in the Museum’s J. Gilbert Smith House Gallery, noon-4pm, Thursdays-Sundays, November 20, 2019 to January 5, 2020. Read more

Jan 01, 2020 - Jan 02, 2020
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Museum Closed

Holiday | Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos CA

Closed New Year's, Easter, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas days. Gardens are open at all times. Enjoy lunch at the tables under the oaks. Read more

Jan 11, 2020
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Be Prepared for the Big One

Event | Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos CA

Come ride the BIG SHAKER (weather permitting), the world’s biggest mobile earthquake simulator which can recreate the intense shaking of an earthquake up to a magnitude of 8.0. Learn what... Read more

Jan 16, 2020 - May 24, 2020
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The Photography of J. Gilbert Smith

Smith House Exhibit |

Appearing in the Museum’s J. Gilbert Smith House Gallery, noon-4pm, Thursdays-Sundays, January 16 - May 24, 2020. Read more

Jan 18, 2020
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Canepa Automotive Tour

Event | Canepa Auto Museum, Scotts Valley CA

At Canepa in Scotts Valley you’ll find automotive nirvana in their 70,000 sq. ft. facility where artisans work to preserve some of the world’s rarest cars, a complete museum containing... Read more

Jan 30, 2020 - Mar 09, 2020
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Gallery 9: Celebrating Art in Los Altos

Exhibit | Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos CA

Appearing in the Museum’s Main Gallery, noon-4pm, Thursdays-Sundays, January 30 - March 8, 2020. Read more