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Current Display:

“From This Day Forward”


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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 and Second Fridays 7-9 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:

July 18 - 23 closed for IOLI convention


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

Second Friday Sunnyvale:

February 12 - Second Friday Sunnyvale - 7-9 Opening reception for the new display "From this Day Forward" with cake and sparkling wine.

March 11 , 7 to 9 - Nancy Nehring’s vintage crochet hook collection will be on view


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.