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Current Display: The Night Before Christmas

Our member’s tree of lace covered ornaments will preside over the dolls and their Christmas Eve preparations.


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The Lace Museum is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1981. It is one of two museums devoted solely to lace in the western part of the United States and showcases an extensive collection of lace and lace tools. The museum houses hundreds of tools, lace examples, books and other materials covering the history of lace, provides on-going lace making classes with experienced instructors, is staffed entirely by volunteers and is supported by donations, Friends of the Museum, the Lace Museum Guild and sales from the gift shop.

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552 S. Murphy Ave.

Sunnyvale, CA 94086 --- 408-730-4695


Open Tuesday-Saturday from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
No general admission fee. *** Also open by appointment

Tours available for groups of 6 or more with a suggested donation of $3.00 per person. In order for us to accommodate your group, please notify us at least one day in advance.

Holiday hours:


Thanksgiving - November 26-28

Christmas - December 24 - 26

January 11-15 only the giftshop will be open during the exhibit change




Please note: We anticipate a staffing shortage and may experience museum closings in the future. If this is a problem for you, please consider volunteering.


Special Events

Special evening shopping hours on Friday November 13 and Friday December 11 from 7 - 9 PM as part of our Second Friday Sunnyvale! series of events.


Exclusive offering- New reprints of two books by Cathy Belleville - Rosalibre Bobbin Lace ($38 + $5.95 shipping) and Chrysanthemum Lace ($38 +5.95 shipping) CA residents must add sales tax.