Hours of Operation

– In season (from May through September), most museums, castles, and other major sights are open daily – except Monday – from about 9 AM to 4 PM.
– Some attractions in smaller, off-the-beaten-track places shut down altogether from November to March.
– Though hours vary, most banks are open weekdays from 8 AM to 5 PM, on Saturdays 9 AM to 11 AM.
– Private currency exchange offices usually have longer hours, and some are open all night.
– Gas stations on the main roads are open 24 hours a day.
– Most pharmacies are open weekdays from about 9 AM to 6 PM, and are closed weekends. Pharmacies in shopping malls are open on weekends, too.
– For emergencies, some pharmacies maintain weekend hours, though these can change from week to week, see our list of 24 hour pharmacies in Prague.
– Most stores are open weekdays from 9 AM to 6 PM.
– Larger grocery stores open as early as 6 AM, and they are open on weekends, too. Few of the hypermarkets in Prague (usually well outside of town along the metro lines) are open 24 hours.
– Department stores often stay open until 7 PM.
– Outside Prague, most stores close for the weekend at noon on Saturday.


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