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The Lace Museum

552 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-6116
+1 408-730-4695
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Unique place for craft and lace lovers

This is a tiny museum devoted to lace. It is free and staffed by volunteers, so don't expect a... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Saint Charles, Missouri

The museum is only one tinny room with couple of work hanging on the wall. If you fill like lacing... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Osnat G
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552 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-6116
+1 408-730-4695
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a tiny museum devoted to lace. It is free and staffed by volunteers, so don't expect a large ornate display. The staff were very friendly and when the woman who was volunteering found out that we do knitting and other fiber crafts, she...More

Thank TravelingScientist13
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

The museum is only one tinny room with couple of work hanging on the wall. If you fill like lacing you can go there. I have been there 3 min and went.

Thank Osnat G
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This small, one-of-a-kind museum is in a quiet Sunnyvale strip mall. Exhibits change regularly, showcasing exquisite hand work - from collars to christening dresses to wedding gowns and everything in-between. A knowledgable volunteer staff can answer questions, demonstrate techniques, and generally guide you on a...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

My knowledge of lace didn't go much farther than the rock n roll song "Chantilly Lace" and the doilies from my great grandmother before visiting the Lace Museum. A recent article in the San Jose Mercury News on the Museum's White on White Exhibit (on...More

2  Thank Marsha S
Reviewed 13 December 2016

this small space in a shopping center is packed with lace samples and beautiful designs, and staffed by knowledgeable people who are happy to share info with you.

Thank AshwinPBIndia
Reviewed 11 December 2015

What a fun place to find. Very friendly people willing to share their love of lace and items made with lace. They were decorating for Christmas...very unique decorations.

1  Thank 277pattyk
Reviewed 27 October 2015

If you admire lace, this is the best south bay location to learn more about construction and history.

Thank nuts4quilts
Reviewed 16 May 2015

We went to the Lace Museum in Sunnyvale. It was very interesting with many different lace things to see. There is also an instructional video which was quite interesting. The wonderful staff member let me know they change their exhibits three times a year and...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 8 March 2015

I won't begin to say that I understand much of what I saw (my wife is the one interested in lace), but I'll admit freely that what I saw was amazing and certainly interesting and beautiful. They change their displays several times a year and...More

3  Thank Randy L
Reviewed 6 March 2014

If you are into lace, the making and history, this is a nice place to visit. The displays are nice and easy to read. Most times there is a docent that will guide you around the small museum. They have a large section of books...More

1  Thank Ov3rLand
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