Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, San Jose
About Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, San Jose
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, San Jose - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price
Address: 1660 Park Avenue San jose, CA-95195, USA
Ticket Price: 9 USD
Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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Art And Culture, Museum, History Museum, Educational Site, Family And Kids
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If you are looking for some culture and history in San Jose, you will not be disappointed by its Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. This stunning museum has great displays and a lot to see and do.
Whether it is the art of mummification, burial rituals, rites and ancient kings and pharaohs, everything Egyptian has been put up on display. You will be able to get to know a lot more about the daily life and practices of the Egyptians here as well.
This unexpected and unusual place is also home to several educational programs of many different sorts. They have constant events taking place as well so do check them out during your visit.
How To reach Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum by Public Transport
- College Park Caltrain
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This is a cool museum that I discovered as a friend told me about it. It's tucked away in a residential neighborhood, near a Botanical Garden. The outside is nicely lined with statues, looks quite regal. They have a garden as well. A lot of history and great artifacts. It was surprisingly big. You can easily spend a couple of hours. There was a lot information, which was overwhelming, but overall a nice experience.
A must go to! My family and I loved it. You definitely have to visit more than once. The staff was very nice and helpful.
I have kind of a thing... a fascination thing with death and the afterlife so until I experience it first hand 🤔this place satisfied my curiosity. Neat place to learn history... another fascination.
I fell in love with this museum the moment I went in. I couldn't believe that the mummies there were real. I especially loved going down to where it seemed like we were inside a pyramid or a cave. It was so beautiful and there was so much to learn. My family loved it. Even my 6 year old son. I highly recommend this place and would like to return soon.
I've loved this museum since my first time going 25 years ago. It doesn't have the most elaborate displays, but for only being $9, it scratches the itch for an afternoon filled with ancient history. That being said, I think my biggest complaint is the lack of decorum from the guests that come in. I spent a couple hours there and it was full of screaming children that were running around. I absolutely cannot believe that these parents nowadays think that everyone in the world should have to listen to their children's tantrums. This isn't a children's museum. It's not full of bubbles and hands-on inventions like the Discovery Museum. None of the displays can be understood by children under 5 (i.e. you need to know how to read). So why are these young and unruly children allowed to ruin the experience of people who want to learn? Parents: Learn some manners. If your kid starts crying/screaming/talking loudly/running around in a quiet museum, they should be taken outside immediately; not after 10 minutes of trying to rectify the behavior. Better yet, don't bring kids under 5 here, period. Trust me, it's no fun for them or the people who have to listen to them! Museum employees: You need to lay down some better boundaries with these disrespectful parents.
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