Prague Museums


The Jewish Museum

Expositions of the National Museum:
National Museum (Natural history museum)
Lapidárium (Czech stone sculptures of the 11th – 19th century)
Museum of Antonín Dvořák

Museum of Bedřich Smetana

Bertramka: Mozart and Duseks Museum

Museum of Decorative Arts

The Museum of the City of Prague (From prehistoric times to present)

Museum of Charles Bridge

Museum of Communism

National Technical Museum

Prague Public Transport Museum

Kampa Museum (Abstract art – works by František Kupka)

Mucha Museum (Alphonse Mucha – famous Czech art nouveau painter)

Strahov Library (Largest collection of medieval books in the Czech Republic)

Franz Kafka Museum

Museum of Toys

Wax Museum Prague

U Fleku (Microbrewery from 1499)

Postal Museum

The Museum of Military History

Police Museum

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.

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Jewish Museum
Note: Because of the complexity of the Jewish Museum we highly recommend you to visit this unique museum with our experienced guide.
Description: Prague, unlike most European cities kept its Jewish sights even during World War II. Today the Prague Jewish Museum belongs to the largest museums of its kind.

Address: U staré školy 1, Prague 1
Phone: (+420) 224 819 456
How to get there: Tram 17, 18 (to Staroměstská), Metro: (Line A) Staroměstská
Open: Nov – Mar open daily (except Saturdays) from 9 am – 4:30 pm, Apr – Oct open daily (except Saturdays) from 9 am – 6 pm
Admission: Full 300 Kč / reduced 200 Kč
Website: http://www.jewishmuseum.cz

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Expositions of the National Museum:
www.nm.cz/Current-Exhibitions

National Museum (Národní muzeum)
Description: The oldest and largest Czech museum which was founded in 1818 and is housed in a monumental neo-renaissance building from the year 1885 located in Wenceslas Square.
Permanent exhibitions: Primeval history of Bohemia, Moravia and Slovakia, Mineralogical and petrological collections, Anthropological collection, Zoological collections, Palaeontological collection.

Address: Václavské námesti 68, Prague 1
Phone: (+420) 224 497 111 / 212
How to get there: Metro line A/C (to Muzeum), Tram 11 (to Muzeum)
Open: Mon to Sun 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: Full 80 Kč / reduced 40 Kč, free every first Monday of the month
Website: www.nm.cz

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Lapidárium
Description: Czech stone sculptures of the 11th – 19th century. Priceless original sculptures collected from their former locations throughout Prague, including original statues from the Charles Bridge.

Address: Výstaviště 422, Prague 7
Phone: (+420) 233 375 636
How to get there: Metro line C (to Nádraží Holešovice), Tram 05, 12, 17 (to Výstaviště)
Open: Tue to Fri 12 am – 5 pm, Sat to Sun 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: 40 Kč
Website: www.nm.cz/Historicke-muzeum/Expozice-HM/Lapidarium-Pamatky-kamenosocharstvi-v-Cechach-od-11-do-19-stoleti.html

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Museum of Antonín Dvořák
Description: The life and work of composer Antonín Dvořák.

Addresss: Ke Karlovu 20, Prague 2
Phone: (+420) 224 923 363
How to get there: Tram 04, 06, 10, 16, 22, 23 (to I.P. Pavlova), Metro line C (to I. P.Pavlova)
Open: Tue to Sun 10 am – 5:30 pm
Admission: Full 50 Kč / reduced 10 Kč
Website: http://www.nm.cz/

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Museum of Bedřich Smetana
Description: The life and work of composer Bedřich Smetana.

Address: Novotného lávka, Prague 1
Phone: (+420) 222 220 082
How to get there: Metro line A (to Staroměstská), Tram 17, 18 (to Národní divadlo)
Open: Wed – Mo 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: Full 50 Kč / reduced 25 Kč
Website: http://www.nm.cz/

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Bertramka: Mozart and Duseks Museum
Description: Permanent exhibition from the time when Mozart was the guest of the Dušeks, leading Czech musicians, at their villa Bertramka.

Address: Mozartova 169, Prague 5
How to get there: Metro B (to Anděl)
Open: Apr – Oct 9 am – 6 pm, Nov – March 9:30 am – 4 pm
Admission: Full 110 Kč / reduced 50 Kč
Website: www.bertramka.eu

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Museum of Decorative Arts
(Uměleckoprůmyslové muzeum)
Description: Exhibition of textiles, fashion, applied graphic, photography, glass, ceramics, metal.

Address: 17. listopadu 2, Prague 1
Phone: +420 251 093 111
How to get there: Metro line A (to Staroměstská)
Open: Tue 10 am – 7 pm (from 5-7 pm for free!), Wed – Sun 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: permanent exhibits: full 80 Kč/ reduced 40 Kč, temporary exhibits: full 80 Kč / reduced 40 Kč
Website: www.upm.cz/index.php?language=en

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Museum of the Capital Prague
Description: An exhibition on the development of Prague from the 9th century to the present day. Probably the most fascinating display is a scale model of Prague created by Antonín Langweil using paper. This model took 11 years to complete and depicts Prague around the period it was made (between 1826 and 1837). (Thanks to this unique model we know what the Jewish ghetto looked like).

Address: Na poříčí 52, Prague 8
Phone: (+420) 224 816 772
How to get there: Tram 08, 24 (to Florenc), Metro: Line B/C (to Florenc)
Open: Tue – Sun 9 am – 6 pm
Admission: Full 100 Kč / reduced 40 Kč
Website: http://www.muzeumprahy.cz/

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Museum of Charles Bridge
Description: Coronation processions and wars, festivities and floods, the quiet and the exciting, the exceptional and the everyday – all about Charles Bridge! You can learn about the history of this unique place and its construction in the halls of the original Knights of the Cross Hospital and The Church of the Holy Ghost (St. Frances).

Address: Křížovnické náměstí 3, Prague 1 – Old Town
Phone: +420 / 739 309 551
How to get there: Metro line A (to Staroměstská)
Open: daily from 10 am to 6 pm
Admission: Full price: 150 Kč / reduced 100 Kč
Website: www.muzeumkarlovamostu.cz

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Museum of Communism
Description: The museum focuses on the totalitarian regime from the February coup in 1948 to its rapid collapse in November 1989. The theme of the Museum is “Communism- the Dream, the Reality, and the Nightmare” and visitors will be treated to a fully immersive experience. Immersive factories, a Historical Schoolroom, an Interrogation Room, or the video clips in our Television Time Machine are all part of the experience. The museum is a great introduction before you step back even further in time and experience the wonders of The Golden City. The location of this museums could be seen as a big irony of history for it is to be found between Mc Donald´s and a Casino..

Address: Na příkopě 10, 110 00 Prague 1
Phone: (+420) 224 212 966, (+420) 777 949 472
How to get there: Metro line A & B (to Můstek), Tram: 3, 9, 14, 24 (to Jindřišská)
Open: Daily 9 am – 9 pm
Admission: Full 180 Kč / reduced 140 Kč
Website: www: museumofcommunism.com

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National Technical Museum (Národní technické muzeum)
Closed for reconstruction from September 12, 2006 through 2008.
Description: Eight permanent expositions including time-measuring techniques, transportation (trains, historical cars and planes), photography and film, acoustics, astronomy, telecommunications.

Address: Kostelní 42, Prague 7
How to get there: Tram 1, 8, 25 or 26 (to Letenské náměstí)
Open: 9 am – 5 pm, closed on Mondays
Admission: Full 70 Kč / reduced 30 Kč; free every first Friday of the month from 12 noon.
Website: www.ntm.cz

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Prague Public Transport Museum
(Muzeum městské hromadné dopravy v Praze)
Description: Unique collection of exhibits illustrating the history of public transport in Prague, including over forty historical vehicles and many other exhibits such as models, photographs, and historical documents.

Address: Patočkova 4, Prague 6
How to get there: Tram 1, 2 or 18 (to Vozovna Střešovice)
Open: 9 am – 5 pm, open from April through October on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays
Admission: Full 25 Kč / reduced 10 Kč
Website: www.dpp.cz/en/urban-mass-transit-museum/

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Kampa Museum
Description: The Jan and Meda Mládek Art Collection includes works by the great pioneer of abstract art, František Kupka, the Czech cubist sculptor, Otto Gutfreund, and contemporary works (from the 1960s onwards) by prominent Central European artists from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary and the former Yugoslavia.

Address: U Sovových Mlýnů 2, Prague 1
Phone: (+420) 257 286 147
How to get there: Metro line A (to Malostranská)
Tram: 06, 09, 22, 23 (to Újezd)
Open: daily 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: Full 180 Kč / reduced 90 Kč, children under 6 free.
Website: www.museumkampa.cz

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Mucha Museum
Description: The life and work of Alphonse Mucha, a Czech-French art nouveau painter. Over 100 exhibits including paintings, photographs, charcoal drawings, pastels, lithographs and personal memorabilia.

Address: Panská 7, Prague 1
Phone: (+420) 221 451 333
How to get there: Metro line A & B (to Můstek)
Tram: 3, 9, 14, 24, 51, 52, 54, 55, 56, 58 (to Jindřišská)
Open: Mon to Sun 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: Full 120 Kč / reduced 60 Kč
Website: www.mucha.cz

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Strahov Library (Largest collection of medieval books)
Description: The Strahov Library contains the largest collection of medieval books in the country. There are approximately 200,000 volumes stored in wonderfully furnished Baroque halls of the Strahov monastery. Many of the works are old prints printed between 1501 and 1800.

Address: Strahovské nádvoří 1/132, 118 00 Praha 1
Phone: +420233107718
How to get there: Tram: 22,23 (to Pohořelec)
Open: daily throughout the year 9 am – 5 pm, lunchtime break 12 pm – 1 am
Admission: 80 Kč / reduced 50 Kč
Website: www.strahovskyklaster.cz

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Franz Kafka Museum
Description: Long-term exhibition of Franz Kafka`s works (1883-1924), situated in the Baroque house called “Na Kalvarii.” It is a part of the Hergetova Cihelna complex, which is housing also one of the popular restaurants of the same name.

Address: Cihelná 2b, Praha 1
Phone: +420 257 535 507, 221 451 400
How to get there: Metro line A (to Malostranská)
Open: daily 10 am – 6 pm / Jan – Feb 11 am – 5 pm
Admission: 120 Kč / reduced 60 Kč
Website: http://www.kafkamuseum.cz/ShowPage.aspx?tabId=-1

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Museum of Toys (Muzeum hracek)
Description: The world’s second largest toy exposition including exhibits from the times of ancient Greece up to the most popular toys of the present time collected from all over the world.

Address: Jiřská ul. 4, Praha 1
Phone: +420 224 372 294
How to get there: Metro line A (to Malostranska), then change to tram 22, 23 (to Pražský hrad)
Open: daily 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Admission: Full 60 Kč / reduced 30 Kč

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Wax Museum Prague (Muzeum voskovych figurin)
Description: The museum shows over 50 Czech and World figures of culture, sport and politics from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. In addition to the wax figures on display in Melantrichova Street visitors can see some of the treasures of Czech culture during the last millennium projected onto one of the Wax Museum’s two 70 meter diameter Optical Globes. By using mirror effects and back projection techniques, visitors are able to see an audiovisual show entitled ’Magical Prague’.

Address: Melantrichova 5, Praha 1 (0.1km)
Phone: +420 224 229 852
How to get there: Metro line A, B (to Můstek)
Open: 9 am – 8 pm
Admission: Full 120 Kč / reduced 60 Kč, family 290 Kč
Website: www.waxmuseumprague.cz

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U Fleku – Microbrewery from 1499
Description: U Fleku is a large pub, restaurant and micro-brewery all rolled into one. It is located in an ancient building dating from 1499. This large, sprawling tavern is a complex of rooms laid out in true European beer hall style. U Fleku has a brewery museum located in the former malt house. Ancient brewing machines, instruments and drinking vessels are on display.

Address: Křemencova 11, Praha 1 (0.9km)
Phone: +420 224 934 019-20
How to get there: Metro line B (to Národní třída)
Open: Mo – Fri 10 am – 4 pm (reservation required)
Admission: 50 Kč / person
Website: www.ufleku.cz/en/page.php?page=muzeum

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Postal Museum (Muzeum poštovní známky)
Descrption: This building, which was originally a mill, includes wall paintings by artist Josef Navrátil that date back to the 1840s. The exhibition itself details the evolution and development of postal and telecommunication services in Prague and the Czech Republic. Philatelists in particular, will be interested in the extensive collection of Czech and European stamps on show here.

Address: Nové mlýny 2, Praha 1, Nové Město,
Phone: +420 222 312 006
How to get there: Metro line B (to Náměstí Republiky), Tram 5, 14, 26 (to Revoluční)
Open: Tue – Sun 9 am – 5 pm
Admission: Full 50 Kč / reduced 10 Kč
Website: www.cpost.cz

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Military Museum in Prague
(Vojenský historický ústav – Armádní muzeum Žižkov)
Description: A military museum in Prague 3-Žižkov, devoted to the Czechoslovak/Czech army. Part of the Czech Army’s Military History Institute.

Address: U památníku 2, Prague 3
Phone: +420 973 204 924
How to get there: Metro line B & C (to Florenc), Tram: 05, 09, 26, 55, 58 (to Husinecká)
Open: 9:30 am – 6 pm
Admission: free
Website: www.militarymuseum.cz/

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Police Museum (Muzeum Policie)
Description: This modest exhibition charts the development of the law enforcement services in the Czech Republic. Exhibits include items on criminology and a selection of weapons.

Address: Ke Karlovu 1, Praha 2, Nové Město
Phone: +420 224 923 619
How to get there: Metro line C (to I.P.Pavlova), Tram 4, 6, 16 (to I. P. Pavlova)
Open: Tue – Sun 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: Full 30 Kč / reduced 10 Kč
Website: www.prague.eu/en/object/places/544/czech-police-museum-muzeum-policie-cr

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