Los Altos History Museum

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A Community Jewel

A memorable setting for special events, the Los Altos History Museum is a impressively rustic, yet refined, three-level, 8200 square-foot building. The vaulted entryway and indoor balcony which encircles the three-story space graciously welcomes guests to an inspiring collection of regionally significant historical artifacts that sit in surroundings of blond polished wood floors, soaring ceilings, and glass door that take in a view of the courtyard.

Nestled amidst majestic heritage oaks and one of the last few remaining apricot orchards of Santa Clara Valley, the grounds and facilities of the Los Altos History Museum provide a captivating backdrop to enjoy and share life’s most significant events and create its most cherished memories.

  • Venue Rental Fee (Saturday peak season): $6250 / $5000 Friday & Sunday for up to 225 guests + $775 Non-Refundable Application Fee [in addition to rental fees]
  • Rental Fee Includes: All rental usage time includes two hours for set-up and one hour for clean-up. One hour ceremony rehearsal and one hour event planning ‘walk-through’ included. Spacious Bridal changing room. Docent-led tours of J. Gilbert Smith History House and History Museum. Use of restrooms at History Museum. Use of Museum Gardens for photography. 20 six foot banquet tables. 100 indoor gallery chairs. Amplified music in Garden until 8 pm. Amplified music allowed in Gallery. Ample, complimentary parking. Caterer’s kitchen with convenient Garden and Gallery access.
  • Catering: Choose from List
  • Capacity for a Seated Dinner: Up to 200 outdoors / Up to 90 indoors

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