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Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

1660 Park Ave, San Jose, CA 95126-2126
+1 408-947-3635
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Some Egyptian Mummies

I really loved this museum. It have some cool exhibitions from every Egyptian period. They some... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jady S
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Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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Historical place

Although I don't like to spend a lot in museums but I visited this place and enjoyed specially the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
pourandokht
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ancient egypt” (56 reviews)
“peace garden” (15 reviews)
“real mummies” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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1660 Park Ave, San Jose, CA 95126-2126
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+1 408-947-3635
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I really loved this museum. It have some cool exhibitions from every Egyptian period. They some mummies and some awesome replicas. The staff is very friendly. Definitely a great place to stop.

Thank Jady S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Although I don't like to spend a lot in museums but I visited this place and enjoyed specially the two mummies there stopped the visitors.A beautiful garden surrounded the museum was wonderful and completed this visit.

Thank pourandokht
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place. It has a lot of stuff including mummies and a recreated tomb you can walk through. You can take a long time here on a hot afternoon. Or if the weather is pleasant you can picnic in the surrounding garden.

Thank Beth_Moscov
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tranquil property. I would have liked a tour, not the self guided tour. There were two kids 7 and 4, both were not that interested.

Thank PaulDaLine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing Egyptian exhibition! Not only are the displays wonderfully shown and explained, the docent tours are worth the visit. When visiting be sure to take advantage of the tours, especially the one that takes you down into the tomb. The docent's explanation of all...More

Thank Jo3631
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my visitors to the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, although the museum is not very big, you can pretty much finish it in an hour or so. I highly recommended for a Jr. High student or if they about to enter Jr. High, they will...More

Thank 548IA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice mid size museum with two floors and a couple of interactive activities; a replica of an Egyptian tomb with a guided tour every half hour and also a 5 minute video that is very entertaining. Give yourselves a half hour at least to walk...More

Thank Luis D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never knew about this place until a colleague at work recommended this place as an off-site fun activity for the team. Will definitely come back again with the kids. The place has a lot of Egyptian artifacts and instructional displays. Especially loved the tomb they...More

Thank Sunitha K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this museum. If you're an Eqyptian history enthusiast, it's a cool afternoon experience. I love it as do my kids.

Thank Missgoolcharan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This rose garden is so beautiful! I live nearby so I get to visit this place almost every day especially if I need some me time or meditation time. It's also a perfect place for family gatherings where u can have a barbecue party or...More

Thank Annie A
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Sharonlee311
5 October 2016|
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Response from Eric M | 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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Spunkyteddygraham
5 March 2016|
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Response from Karen W | Property representative |
There is a restaurant and Starbucks right across the street from the Museum. Enjoy your visit!
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