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Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

1660 Park Ave, San Jose, CA 95191, USA
| +1 408-947-3635
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Delve Into Ancient Egypt San Jose California United States

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Sat, Sun 10am - 6pm
Wed - Fri 9am - 5pm

Delve Into Ancient Egypt

This museum has more than ancient Egyptian 4,000 artifacts -- the largest such collection in Western U.S. I found the sheer volume to be dazzling and a bit overwhelming; what I enjoyed most was the hieroglyph-lined tomb replica and a workshop on how to make hummus. The museum offers many other "live like an ancient Egyptian"-type workshops and lectures, as well as scavenger hunts for kids. Set aside time to wander through the Thebes-like grounds with its palm trees, statuary and reflecting pond.