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Los Altos History Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

51 S San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022, USA

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About Los Altos History Museum

A majestic museum, that showcases the history of Los Altos and surrounding areas, including the transformation of the agricultural paradise once known as the "Valley of Heart's Delight" into the high-tech Silicon Valley. The museum features both a permanent exhibit as well as temporary exhibits.


Attractions Near Los Altos History Museum

Redwood Grove Nature Preserve
Redwood Grove Nature Preserve0.99km from Los Altos History Museum

Redwood Grove Nature Preserve is a 6.12 acre facility, which contains picnic tables, a boardwalk along Adobe Creek, and a Hillside Trail. It showcases a range of California ecosystems including redwood forest, the riparian floodplain of Adobe Creek, oak woodland, and native meadow. A good trekking destination and also there are so many things to see and do.

Computer History Museum
Computer History Museum4.82km from Los Altos History Museum

The museum presents stories and artifacts of the information age and explores the computing revolution and its impact on society. The museum claims to house the largest and most significant collection of computing artifacts in the world. This includes many rare or one-of-a-kind objects such as a Cray-1 supercomputer as well as a Cray-2, Cray-3, the Utah teapot, the 1969 Neiman Marcus Kitchen Computer, an Apple I, and an example of the first generation of Google's racks of custom-designed web ser

Googleplex
Googleplex5.21km from Los Altos History Museum

The Googleplex is the corporate headquarters complex of Google and its parent company, Alphabet Inc. It is located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway in Mountain View, California.The original complex, with 2 million square feet of office space, is the company's second largest square footage assemblage of Google buildings, after Google's 111 Eighth Avenue building in New York City, which the company bought in 2010.

Rancho San Antonio County Park & Open Space Preserve
Rancho San Antonio County Park & Open Space Preserve5.29km from Los Altos History Museum

This is a conjoined public recreational area in the Santa Cruz Mountains, in the northwest quadrant of Santa Clara County, California. The County Park is bordered by Los Altos with some parts of the eastern part of the County Park in western Cupertino. The Open Space Preserve is on the west side of the County Park, also bordered by Los Altos Hills, Monte Bello Open Space Preserve, and the Permanente Quarry.

Pearson-Arastradero Preserve
Pearson-Arastradero Preserve5.51km from Los Altos History Museum

This is a beautiful mixture of rolling grassland and evergreen forest. It protects most of the Arastradero Creek watershed, including its ephemeral Mayfly Creek tributary. It also includes the upper reach of the Felt Creek tributary to Stanford's Felt Reservoir. Each area of the preserve has something different to offer, whether it is a view of the bay, a quiet walk through the grasslands, or a snooze by the lake.

Foothills Nature Preserve
Foothills Nature Preserve5.65km from Los Altos History Museum

This is a 1,400-acre park and nature preserve in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California. The park contains nearly one tenth of all land in Palo Alto. About 90 acres of the park are developed with amenities including a large grassy field, picnic sites, a walk-in, tent-only campground, and a nature interpretive center. Boronda lake is used for fishing, rowing, and canoeing. The park also has 15 miles of trails.

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Home to Silicon Valley, Santa Clara County is an economic center for high technology and has the third highest GDP per capita in the world. The county's concentration of wealth, primarily due to the tech industry, has made it the most affluent county on the West Coast of the United States and one of the most affluent places in America.

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