Built entirely with private donations, the Los Altos History Museum resides in an impressive three-level, 8,200 square-foot building. It opened in spring of 2001, and its ownership was transferred to the City of Los Altos in 2002. The Museum features a changing exhibits gallery as well as the permanent exhibit Crown of the Peninsula, that describes the rich history of Los Altos.
There’s more history just across the lushly landscaped courtyard in the landmark J. Gilbert Smith House. Built in