1660 Park Avenue
San Jose CA 95191

Museum Hours

Wednesday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Monday - Tuesday: Closed  

Museum Admissions

$9.00 general admission*
$7.00 seniors 55 and older and students with I.D.
$5.00 children ages 5 - 10
Children under 5 are always free! Free Admission for the last hour!

* $1.00 discount on general admission for members of AAA, KQED, and Military

Please note: Guests 17 and under will not be admitted without a parent or chaperone at least 18 years of age, who will need to accompany them at all times while in the museum.

Holiday Schedule

Please note: The Museum and Planetarium is closed on the following dates: New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Years Eve.

Planetarium Shows

The Rosicrucian Planetarium presents the following Space Films. 

Everyday at 2 pm - Journey to the Stars: Featuring extraordinary images from telescopes on the ground and in space and stunning, never-before-seen visualizations of physics-based simulations, the dazzling Journey to the Stars launches guests through time and space to experience the life and death of stars, including our own nurturing Sun. Narrated by Whoopi Goldberg.

Saturdays at 3:30 pm - Cosmic Collisions: This film launches guests on 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.

Sundays at 3:30 pm - 3D Sun: Leading space scientists share spectacular images from NASA's 3D Sun mission and take guests behind the scenes to tell the story of the Sun and why a greater understanding of this dynamic star is of crucial importance to us all. Narrated by Al Roker.

*These documentaries are played in standard film format.*

Not recommended for children under 6 years old.

Complimentary Admission.

Wheelchair accessible

MP3 Audio Tour

Our MP3 audio tour is now available to be downloaded for free. To download it to your smartphone or any other device, please add the audio first to your music player such as iTunes.  Once downloaded to your music player and added to your phone, you will be able to listen to our complete museum audio tour. Download the entire audio tour here.

Please Note

  • Last admittance into the museum is a half-hour before closing.

  • Backpacks and large bags are not permitted inside the museum.

  • No video, tripod or flash photography is permitted inside the museum.

  • Non-flash photography is allowed inside the museum.

  • Food and drinks are not allowed in the museum (except bottled water). 

  • Guests under 17 must be accompanied by a parent or chaperone over the age of 18 at all times.

  • No pets allowed (except for Service Animals).

Accessibility Notice

The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum and Planetarium are fully accessible.

Elevator Lift Specifications:
Platform size: 31 1/2" x 48"
Capacity: 550 lbs.


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