Admission & Hours

The History Museum complex is admission FREE.
Friday – Sunday, noon-4pm.

Open to the Public

* The J. Gilbert Smith House reopens July 1 and is available for tour subject to docent availability.

We look forward to welcoming you back, exhibits are always admission free!

Please Note:

  • Masks must be worn by visitors age 2 and older
  • Proper social distancing (6ft) will be observed on premise
  • Entry is limited to 8 people in the Gallery at a time
  • Parking is limited due to nearby construction
  • Our public restrooms are closed
  • Please refrain from visiting if you have cold or flu-like symptoms or believe you may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19

Need Directions?

We’re at 51 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos, CA 94022
(in the Civic Center next to the library)

Phone Numbers & Extensions

  • Main Number: 650.948.9427
    • Membership: x14
    • Volunteering: x14
    • Event Rental: x12

Tour Information

Groups of 10 or more may request a guided tour. Please call 650.948.9427 x14 to arrange a tour. The Museum is open to the public Thursday–Sunday, noon-4pm. Tours outside our open hours are $5/person; tours during open hours are donation-optional.