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San Jose's unique Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum gives you insight into mystical ancient Egypt, the stars and also a planetarium show

Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum in San Jose

May 2, 2014

Anything exotic is always interesting, and when it comes to museums, who can say no to the unique culture and history of the Egyptians? So when you are in San Jose in your charter bus, do take some time to head to the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum located in the Rose Garden neighborhood of San Jose.

Founded by the Ancient Mystical Order Rosae Crucis, this museum is all about Ancient Egypt. It features many unique notable activities and exhibits, becoming a museum that holds one of the largest exhibition of Ancient Egyptian antiquities in Western America. Even the building itself is unique as charter bus visitors will notice, being the only type of museum with the buildings constructed in Ancient Egyptian architectural style.

Planetarium Shows at the Museum

The museum also houses a planetarium that shows space films for charter bus visitors to enjoy. The Rosicrucian Planetarium is adjacent to the museum and features Space Films such as:

  • Journey to the Stars: Enjoy spectacular images from telescopes on ground and in space, all compiled in this film. Narrated by Whoopi Goldberg, this film has visualizations of physics-based simulations to experience the life and death of stars, including our own nurturing Sun. Shown everyday at 2pm.
  • Cosmic Collisions: Charter bus visitors will experience a thrilling trip through space and time to explore the astronomical impacts that drive the dynamic and continuing evolution of the universe. Narrated by Robert Redford, this film is shown on Saturdays at 3.30pm.
  • 3D Sun: Spectacular images of the sun shared by NASA’s 3D Sun mission takes coach bus visitors behind the scenes, and to understand how the sun is important to everyone, with the narration done by Al Roker. Show available on Sundays at 3.30pm.

Ancient Exhibits at the Museum

Some of the gallery themes at the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum rental bus visitors can view are:

  • Afterlife and Rock Cut Tomb
  • Daily Life and Other Cultures
  • Kingship and Palace
  • Temple (Sekhmet) and Akenaten's Amarna period
  • Rotating Exhibits

However, do take note that visitors aged 17 and below are not admitted without a chaperone or parent at least 18 years of age.

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Don’t miss out on this unique museum when heading to San Jose. Take a charter bus for a hassle-free trip by calling 1-800-304-1993 or 201-309-4800.