Attractions

Gallery in San Jose

MACLA

A cutting-edge gallery highlighting themes by both established and emerging Latino artists, MACLA is one of the Bay Area's best community arts spaces, with open-mike performances, live-music shows, experimental thea…
Museum in San Jose

Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

West of downtown, this unusual and educational Egyptian museum is one of San Jose’s more unusual attractions. Its extensive collection includes statues, household items and mummies; there’s even a two-room, walk-thr…
Museum in San Jose

Tech Museum of Innovation

Opposite Plaza de Cesar Chavez, San Jose's excellent technology museum examines subjects from robotics to space exploration, and genetics to virtual reality. The museum also includes an IMAX dome theater, which scre…
Museum in San Jose

San Jose Museum of Art

With a permanent collection of 20th-century works and imaginative changing exhibits, the city’s central art museum is worth a quick look. The main building started life as the post office in 1892, was damaged by the…
Museum in San Jose

Children’s Discovery Museum

Downtown, this science and creativity museum has hands-on displays incorporating art, technology and the environment, with plenty of toys and cool play-and-learn areas for tots to school-aged children. The museum is…