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Cinnabar Hills Golf Club
Located in the hills overlooking the Coyote Valley, in San Jose’s Silicon Valley, Cinnabar Hills Golf Club offers 27 magnificent holes, with 6 different 18-hole combinations. The Brandenburg Historical Golf Museum, the only one of its kind in the Western United States, is one of the club's most unique and impressive ameniti…
Lick Observatory
On the forefront of astronomical research since 1888 (before there was even a road up Mount Hamilton) the Lick Observatory is nothing short of an icon, with its foundation set firmly in Silicon Valley innovation and technological prowess. Beyond the stunning views from 4,209 feet above the valley, the brilliant history of h…
South 1st Fridays
San Jose's SoFA District has history, independent retailers, cafes, restaurants, nightclubs, museums, galleries and is the creative center of downtown. Many of these unique venues participate in the South FIRST FRIDAYS art walk by presenting exciting exhibitions, live music and special performances on the first Friday of ea…
Children's Discovery Museum
Visit Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose where you can expect to test, crank, listen, prod and tinker. One of the largest museums of its kind in the nation, CDM's 150 interactive exhibits lead visitors to explore, understand and enjoy the world. Over 28,000 sq. ft. of discovery awaits you! Download Meeting Spec Sheet …
History Park at Kelley Park
Walking in to History Park at Kelley Park is literally like taking a step back in time. The historical and cultural campus featuring 19 partner organizations who each tell their own history in their own words, captures the beginnings of San Jose in a fresh, fun, authentic, educational and fascinating way. With an event …
Japanese American Museum of San Jose
The Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj) showcases a unique collection of permanent and rotating exhibits chronicling more than a century of Japanese American history. Visitors will learn about early immigration of Japanese to America, their leadership in the agricultural community, their incarceration during World …
Levi's Stadium
Levi's Stadium embodies "ultimate fan experience," where it's a Taylor Swift Concert or a San Francisco 49ers game you are attending. Top notch food, views, amenities and fun is awaiting you. Tours are recommended for a unique a behind-the-scenes look at a professional stadium, and includes a stop at the 49ers Museum. As on…
Museum of Quilts and Textiles
The mission of the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles is to promote the art, craft and history of quilts and textiles. Textile art transcends cultural, ethnic, age and gender boundaries and encompasses traditional as well as contemporary forms. The museum provides a serious venue for all artists working with textiles,…
New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum
The museum presents visitors with an interesting array of exhibits about the history of mercury mining and the lifestyles of mining communities at New Almaden. A mine diorama duplicates the interior of a mine shaft, giving visitors a feel for working underground. Other exhibits explain the changing technology of how the liq…
Peralta Adobe and Fallon House
Built in 1797, the Peralta Adobe is the last remaining structure from El Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe, also known as Pueblo Numero Uno. See the Adobe’s horno, an outside working oven, or venture inside the home and see two rooms furnished as they might have been when they were occupied by the Gonzales and Peralta familie…
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum
The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum began with one small artifact, a Sekhmet (lion goddess) statue, which stood on the desk of H. Spencer Lewis, the founder of the Rosicrucian Order, AMORC. Today the Museum, with over 4,000 artifacts, houses the largest collection of authentic ancient Egyptian artifacts on display in Western No…
San Jose Museum of Art
Specializing in art and artists of the West Coast, the San Jose Museum of Art is a popular tourist attraction for art lovers and cultural enthusiasts. Many of the exhibitions are devoted to California artists, but there is a growing interest in arts of the Pacific Rim. When you visit the museum, you can expect to witness a …
The Tech Museum
The Tech Museum of Innovation is a Silicon Valley landmark for visitors seeking a glimpse of the most innovative place on Earth. The 132,000 sq. ft. museum is one of the nation’s premier science and technology museums. Through fun, hands-on experiences and one-of-a-kind floor programs, many supported by Stanford and NASA, t…