Less than a mile away from your stay at the Park James Hotel you can learn about the history, traditions, and people that made Menlo Park what it is today at the Menlo Park Historical Association.
Browse unique memorabilia, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, videos, and photographs in over 100 special collections all of which represent the history of the Menlo Park area. The museum is open on Tuesday from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to reach out by calling (650) 330-2522 or emailing to learn about historical presentations that may be given as well as walking tours, talks, and civic celebrations. The preservation of Menlo Park’s history is important to the people of the community, and donations are welcomed and appreciated. Take the afternoon and take this opportunity to look into the past!