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The Lace Museum

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The Delicate History of Lace and Beauty

The Lace Museum is located in a mini-mall. The museum is one large room packed with examples of... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Easthampton MA
Weirdly Wonderful Experience

My family likes to see things and this has popped up on our list several times and we finally went... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
reg v
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

The Lace Museum is located in a mini-mall. The museum is one large room packed with examples of global lace. There are extensive items from the 1900's on forward. There are displaced examples of all type of lace work. Classes are available - if you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

My family likes to see things and this has popped up on our list several times and we finally went. Its a cross between a store and a grand display. The thing that made it worthwhile was that Mary the owner was there and you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank reg v
Reviewed August 7, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 13, 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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 1, 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

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 22, 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

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed December 13, 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.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed December 10, 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.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank 277pattyk
Reviewed October 27, 2015

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

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank nuts4quilts
Reviewed May 15, 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

Date of experience: May 2015
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