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Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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We really enjoyed our visit. We learned a lot of information. The videos were interesting. The tomb... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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I have very good time there ,if you at san Jose don't meet it ...another thing to do .good for kids... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Architecturally inspired by the Temple of Amon at Karnak, it houses the largest collection of Egyptian artifacts on exhibit in western North America, including objects from pre dynastic times through Egypt's early Islamic era.
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1660 Park Ave, San Jose, CA 95126-2126
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We really enjoyed our visit. We learned a lot of information. The videos were interesting. The tomb tour was intriguing.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cacasqueech
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have very good time there ,if you at san Jose don't meet it ...another thing to do .good for kids and family...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cindy k
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum in San Jose is a stunningly accurate portrait of the old Kingdom in all its glory. All the fascinating parts of this mystical culture are here, the wall paintings, the mummies and lots of information about the pyramids and the proposed manner...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kenneth G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were impressed with this place. At first glance the building look really small but when you enter the building there is so much to see. The artifacts are very realistic eventhough some of them are just replicas. Don't miss the tomb tour. My two...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Isie23
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tomb tour was very well done and my favorite part. The tour guide was very engaging and knowledgable. The tomb is based off multiple real life mummy tombs and the level of detail was awesome to look at. It really conveyed a narrative and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love visiting this museum so much! I have been going here since I was a child so every time I come to show someone visiting the area, it has always been a positive experience. I am saddened though that they got rid of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ohdonn4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent museum. The tickets were very inexpensive for the area and in general. I loved the museum. They had several real mummies and sarcophagi, with numerous items that were thousands of years old. The replicas were just as informative. The musuem itself was extremely informative...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dapperdanman824
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had about 1.5 hours to kill before our plane left from San Jose airport. What a perfect way to see a small, but significant Egyptian Museum. The museum is a collection from the Rosicrucian Society which also houses a labyrinth and peace garden. Well...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sue H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is great. Very interesting exhibition. The application is great and includes audio explanations that are very fascinating. They also have a samll exhibit about Alchemy which is very nice.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lotanp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

*FREE 5-6pm Wow! This museum is huge! You can probably see everything in one hour (free last hour of day!), but I would recommend planning for a couple of hours to enjoy everything. There is seating inside and outside the museum, a cave you can...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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cabrales2017
7 October 2017|
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Response from Kerry D | Reviewed this property |
This wonderful museum is not the British Museum - it is quite do-able in 2-3 hours depending upon your level of interest. It is quite impressive and ahd gardend and a labyrinth, too.
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Sharonlee311
5 October 2016|
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Response from EricNY152 | Reviewed this property |
The museum is kid-friendly. I didn't see anything that would frighten a 5 year old. They have an area with kid-friendly and touchable items. One section has an optional walk-through room section that resembles the inside... More
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Greg W
1 August 2016|
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Response from awm1 | Reviewed this property |
Probably Caltrain from the City to San Jose and then Uber or a taxi to the museum. You can 'google' Caltrain for the cost, schedule and station locations.
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