The Museum of American Heritage (MOAH) is the Bay Area’s only museum exclusively dedicated to the history of technological innovation in the pre-transistor age. MOAH is an interactive learning center whose mission is to create innovators of the future through inventions of the past.It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to The Museum of American Heritage and many more Palo Alto attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Palo Alto trip planning website.
MOAH is a family friendly learning environment where visitors of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to explore scientific and technological history through our unique exhibits, classes, and special events.
Originally opened in 1992, MOAH relocated to the historic William’s House in downtown Palo Alto in 1998. MOAH generated temporary and permanent exhibitions are mounted in the century-old home and restored garden. The Livermore Learning Center at MOAH is the venue for classes, lectures, and special events for learners of all ages.
The Museum of American Heritage reviews
I was there last weekend, and it looked like the building was closed (I mean “wood board shut” closed)... can anyone confirmed that this museum is still in operation? Have they relocated somewhere... more »
Once a year the MOAH opens their San Carlos Warehouse to museum members. We joined this year in order to attend the concerts they offer. This tour was a bonus we did not anticipate. It literally... more »
Lovely garden, very nice staff. One docent walked us around like a private tour. Interesting collection with free admission. Easy to walk to from main shopping area.
This place was so cute. Reminded me of my childhood and my grandmas house
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