Museums & Historic Sites

Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

Interested in the unique history of the ancient Egyptians? The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum is home to the largest collection of Egyptian artifacts in western North America. Group guided tours are also available for booking.

1660 Park Ave, San Jose | 408.947.3635 | Distance from hotel: 8.7 miles 

San Jose Museum of Art

The San Jose Museum of Art is a distinguished contemporary and modern art museum that was founded in 1969. The museum is a popular tourist attraction for cultural enthusiasts and art lovers alike.

110 South Market St, San Jose | 408.271.6840 | Distance from hotel: 8.5 miles 

Winchester Mystery House

A historic landmark and architectural wonder. Once the personal residence of Sarah Winchester, the mansion is said to be haunted by the ghosts of those killed with Winchester rifles.

525 S Winchester Blvd, San Jose | 408.247.2000 | Distance from hotel: 9.8 miles 

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

The San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles is the first museum in the United States to view textiles as an art form. The museum is committed to preserving historic and contemporary textiles and hosts about 18,000 visitors a year. 

520 South 1st Street, San Jose | 408.971.0323 | Distance from hotel: 10.9 miles 

The Tech Interactive

Visit this family-friendly science and technology center. With hands-on activities and experiences, the center is sure to inspire young enthusiasts.

201 South Market Street, San Jose | 408.294.8324 | Distance from hotel: 11.2 miles 

Lick Observatory

Just 20 miles from downtown San Jose, the Lick Observatory is located at the summit of Mount Hamilton. View the area’s stunning landscaping from an elevation of 4,200 feet.

7281 Mt. Hamilton Rd, Mt. Hamilton | 408.274.5061 | Distance from hotel: 30.6 miles