Prague Museums and Galleries

The city of Prague is one of Europe’s top destinations filled with preserved architectural gems and a variety of Prague museums and galleries worth writing home about. With art galleries in Prague opening left and right, especially in former industrial areas throughout the city, the city of one hundred spires is on the cusp of something big. Get to Prague before it explodes, and to warn you, it is very close, as Prague is no longer Europe’s best-kept secret concerning museums and galleries. Have a look the Prague museums and galleries listed below where you can find complete descriptions, photos, contact information and maps that represent all of the museums and galleries in Prague, Czech Republic. Here at Prague-Stay we are proud to feature select Prague museums and galleries that contain quality artwork and artifacts ranging from ancient times to contemporary collections.

 

  • Antonín Dvořák Museum Antonín Dvořák Museum

    Pay a visit to the National Museum’s Antonín Dvořák Museum and spend an afternoon with the Maestro. Situated in a charming renovated Baroque townhouse (“Villa America”), this popular museum that was founded in 1932, showcases a nice collection of Dvořák’s personal items, period photographs, correspondence, music notes / autographs, and more; at the museum you can even see his writing desk, reading glasses, piano, honorary Cambridge robe, viola, and more. The villa was built at the beginning of the 18th...

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  • National Museum | Prague Galleries and Museums The National Museum

    THE MAIN BUILDING OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM IS CLOSED FROM JULY 7th, 2011 DUE TO RECONSTRUCTION. The biggest museum complex in the Czech Republic is the National Museum. With over 10 buildings (some located outside of Prague), the museum boasts millions of artifacts and objects from the past. The objective of the museum is to further develop national identity within the Czech lands, the continent of Europe, and the world itself. The impressive collection covers areas of botany, entomology, zoology,...

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  • Prague Castle Picture Gallery | Prague Museums and Galleries Prague Castle Picture Gallery

    The looming omnipresence of Prague Castle casts a magical spell over Prague and its citizens. The seat of power for over a thousand years and the largest working castle in the world, this cultural sight is unforgettable and a fantastic way to become acquainted with Czech culture. Spend a day exploring the sprawling castle, you will not be disappointed, as the whole castle area is in itself an outdoor museum, two days would be more feasible if you wish to...

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  • Dox | Prague Galleries | Exterior Dox Center for Contemporary Art

    This exciting new art gallery located in Holesovice is a breath of much needed fresh air for the city of Prague. Opening at the beginning of October of 2008, this large independent modern gallery wowed viewers with the opening exhibition titled Welcome to Capitalism, which featured a collection of paintings and installations by Jose Maria Cano, Michael Bielicky in collaboration with Kamila Richter, and Dirk Reinbold, Matej Kren and Jiri Hula in collaboration with Dominik Lang. The main collection was...

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  • Manes | Prague Functionalism Manes

    The Manes building with its exhibition hall, opened in 1930, well known as a functionalist dream, as it is considered one of the top Functionalist buildings in Europe today, is not only famous for the design of the building, which paired with the old 15th century water tower brings an interesting blend of old and modern, but also for the avant-garde work it housed and continues to house within its walls. Vaclav Havel has said that the Manes building is...

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  • Václava Špály Gallery | Interior with Past Exhibition Václava Špály Gallery

    Located on bustling Narodni Street is the important Václava Špály Gallery, a private gallery that focuses on finding an understanding or link between contemporary art and the general public. This gallery goes back in history to 1957 when it was founded and named after the acclaimed and avant-garde 20th century Czech painter Václav Špála. The gallery held significant exhibitions during its so-called golden years from 1965 to 1970 when the art space was under the eye of Czech art theoretician...

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  • Prague Functionalist Architecture | Sculpture Veletrzni Palace - National Gallery

    Prague has first-rate museums dedicated to Medieval and Classical art, but what about the more controversial Modern art? No need to worry; the city of Prague has various Modern art and Postmodern installations, private gallery openings and fine museums to feed your need of the Modern. Just take a look around as you stroll through this lovely city, even certain areas covered in colorful graffiti scream Modern art. The Veletrzni Palace, part of the National Gallery of Prague, was once...

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  • National Memorial on Vitkov Hill | Prague National Memorial on Vitkov Hill

    Perched atop the city of Prague and opened to the public on October 29, 2009 after an extensive renovation, is the Vitkov memorial and the massive horse statue with Jan Žižka, the one-eyed warrior proudly overlooking the city of Prague. The grand off white structure has long been an interesting historical monument and cursed one at that, according to many historians (perhaps because of the embalmed body of the first Communist president Gottwald that ended up there on display). The...

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  • Rudolfinum Gallery | Prague Rudolfinum Gallery

    The Rudolfinum Gallery is a spacious and attractive art gallery situated in the multi-purpose Rudolfinum cultural complex, which houses a gorgeous concert hall and a grand turn of the last century café. J. Schulz, who also designed the National Theater in Prague, which is a beautiful example of Historicist architecture in central Europe, designed this neo Renaissance building. The location of the Rudolfinum complex is an important one as it creates a cultural center in the heart of Prague alongside...

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  • Baroque in Bohemia | Prague Museums and Galleries Schwarzenberg Palace - National Gallery

    Located inside the beautifully renovated Schwarzenberg Palace, a true Renaissance gem; is the permanent exhibition of Baroque in Bohemia. With three floors covering the Movement, this palace contains priceless Czech resources, knowledge and history. The lower level is dedicated to Baroque sculpture and intricate sketch designs for monumental altarpieces. Among some of the sculptors highlighted are Johann George Brendl, Ferdinand Maximilian Brokof, Matthias Bernhard Braun, Ignaz Franz Platzer and Karl Joseph Hiernle. As you make your way to the first...

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  • Lobkowicz Palace | Prague | Inside of the Castle Complex Lobkowicz Palace

    Located in the Prague Castle Complex, the Lobkowicz Palace houses one of the most interesting private collections in Europe. Czech Nobleman Jaroslav of Pernstejn built the beautiful palace in the mid 16th century and this is where the Lobkowicz dynasty would begin. The Lobkowicz family dates back to the 14th century and they are one of the oldest Bohemian families. Over the centuries the noble family and the palace have played a significant role in Czech history, including the 1618...

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  • Dvorak Sec Contemporary | Gallery Dvorak Sec Contemporary

    Opened in May of 2009 Dvorak Sec Contemporary is a top Prague-based art space that is located on bustling Dlouhá Street in the center of Prague’s Old Town. The private gallery deals exclusively with young emerging talent from the United States, Great Britain, Germany and the Czech Republic as well as artists from the last 20 years that have shaped the Contemporary art field. The young and fresh critically acclaimed artists showcased at Dvorak Sec Contemporary are of the highest...

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  • Golden Ring House | Prague The Golden Ring House - City Gallery Prague

    Hidden on tiny Týnská street near Old Town Square is the Golden Ring House, an exhibition space of City Gallery Prague. Originally, the medieval Golden Ring House consisted of two buildings that were later merged into one. Its early Gothic period cellars and the corridor on the first floor with barrel vaulting and fragments of wall paintings from the late 15th century have been preserved until today. The Golden Ring House hosts a permanent exhibition presenting the big names of...

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  • Bílek’s Villa | City Gallery Prague Bílek’s Villa - City Gallery Prague

    In the lovely Prague Castle quarter known as Hradčany close to the Royal Summer Palace sits an Art Nouveau fairy tale villa designed by František Bílek, an architect and Art Nouveau and Symbolist sculptor. The house, which dates back to 1911, was designed by Bílek himself to be used as his home and studio. After Bílek’s passed the whimsical villa was turned into a museum of his works according to the artist’s own wishes. The villa was built on site...

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  • Karel Zeman Museum | Prague Museums Karel Zeman Museum

    The interactive Karel Zeman Museum that focuses mainly on families with children in Prague and the rest of the Czech Republic is designated as an interactive exhibition that presents to visitors the famous work of the Czech film director, artist and animator Karel Zeman, who became famous also abroad. Even though the exhibition is dedicated also to the early work of Karel Zeman when he created mainly animated and puppet films, the main part of the exhibition is dedicated to...

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  • FOX Gallery | Art in Prague FOX Gallery

    Life is art – a simple concept... yet invisible to so many. Nominated for Business of the Year 2013 by Czech Grand Design, FOX Gallery, which is located in the city center of Prague aims to change this blindness, or misconception as art should be visible to all in our daily lives as it truly is all around. FOX Gallery is an interesting venue that acts as a gallery, design boutique shop and above all, a place that inspires. The...

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  • Vernon Gallery | Vernon Depot | Prague Vernon Gallery

    Vernon Gallery comprises several projects whose common goals are mainly the support of young contemporary art, as well as organizing of exhibitions of classical masters. The Vernon Gallery was founded in 2001 by its director Monika Burian Jourdan with the aim of presenting to the public quality art of both contemporary and classical genres. It does so mainly at the Vernon Projekt exhibition space and at other places, as well as in the newly opened Vernon Depot gallery. Vernon Projekt...

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  • Bedřich Smetana Museum Building | Prague Bedřich Smetana Museum

    Located in Old Town and situated on the Vltava River close to the world famous Charles Bridge is the Bedřich Smetana Museum. This museum is housed in a gorgeous neo Renaissance building that was formerly the Old Town Water Works. The building was constructed in 1883-4 and features a beautiful sgraffito façade designed by famous Czech painters Mikoláš Aleš and František Ženíšek that makes the building unforgettable. The city of Prague loaned the building to the Bedřich Smetana Society in...

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  • Eternal Summer in a Roman Villa | Prague Troja Chateau - City Gallery Prague

    The romantic Troja Chateau is home to the City Gallery Prague’s permanent exhibition and is located by a lovely bend in the Vltava River, surrounded by lovely gardens and an old vineyard. This wonderful chateau or villa was designed by Jean Baptiste Mathey upon the request of the glorious Sternberg family after Wenzel Adalbert von Sternberg embarked on his essential Grand Tour and returned to Bohemia with visions of Roman residential splendor in his mind (the chateau is inspired by...

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  • Old Town Bridge Tower | Prague Old Town Bridge Tower

    The Old Town Bridge Tower is one of the most beautiful Gothic buildings in Europe. The tower was built in the second half of the 14th century together with the Charles Bridge on its right bank side not only as a fortification, but also as a certain type of triumphal arch. The tower was namely on the route of the coronation parades leading to St. Vitus Cathedral at Prague Castle. The tower has a shape of a three-floor prism with...

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  • Africkesochy.cz | Stone Sculptures from Zimbabwe Stone Sculptures from Zimbabwe – AfrickeSochy.cz

    The idea of making African sculpture accessible to Czech collectors of art was started in 2005 by Miroslava Sodomková. Since her tragic death in 2007, her husband Ondřej Homolka has continued her work. Ondřej Homolka imports African stone sculptures by sculptors from Zimbabwe, mainly from the Tengenenge art community, to the Czech Republic, where he displays them under the open sky or at various galleries and also offers them for sale. The sculptures represent contemporary art, even though the sculptors...

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  • Kvalitář | Gallery in Prague Kvalitář

    The Kvalitář exhibition and sales gallery, which opened at the beginning of 2012, presents one of the youngest newcomers to the Prague art and architecture scene. Since its founders are architects, you can have a comprehensive house project including its interior or individual pieces of furniture designed here and take advantage of consultancy regarding a suitable selection of fine arts and installations. Kvalitář is a unique project that is not a gallery in the true sense of the word, but...

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  • Art Gallery for Children | Galleries in Prague Art Gallery for Children (GUD)

    A unique gallery specially designated for children can be found in the immediate vicinity of the St. Nicholas Church near  Old Town Square in Prague. The Art Gallery for Children (GUD, or Galerie umění pro děti) is dedicated to children between 2 and 13 years of age and its aim is to support children's relationship with art through a multimedia space where different rules apply, compared to regular art galleries where it is forbidden to touch the exhibits. Here children...

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  • The Villa Müller | Prague The Villa Müller

    The Villa Müller was built between 1928 and 1930 according to the design of the great architect Adolf Loos, as a representative villa for the family of František Müller, a co-owner of a significant construction company. Architect Adolf Loos, who was born and raised in Brno, is one of the biggest names of modern architecture. The Villa Müller presents an absolute culmination of his original concept of space, the so-called Raumplan that represented a new spatial solution for individual rooms...

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  • Kampa Museum | Prague Museums and Galleries Kampa Museum

    An eccentric contemporary collection located on the left riverbank of the Vltava, housed in the old Sova Mill, named after Vaclav Sova, the original owner in the 15th century. It should be noted that this museum is worth a visit especially for the building that has been magnificently renovated after centuries of fires, floods, and damage. On a clear day in Prague one should head to Kampa Museum on Kampa Island. The combination of this renovated mill with its gleaming...

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  • Ateliér Josefa Sudka | Gallery in Prague Josef Sudek Studio

    The Josef Sudek Studio in Prague's Újezd proudly bears the name of the Czech Republic's most renowned photographer, Josef Sudek (1896 – 1976). The studio building itself is a small wooden affair set in amidst an inspiring garden and has a total area of 61 m2. It was built at the end of the 19th century originally in the Prague quarter of Vinohrady, but the building was relocated to Újezd in 1901. The famous photographer Josef Sudek started using the...

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  • SVIT | Prague Gallery SVIT

    The SVIT gallery opened in August 2010 and is one of the youngest Prague galleries. It is located in the courtyard of a 19th century print factory in Prague's Smíchov, only a 10-minute walk from the Anděl shopping area and the Charles Bridge. The SVIT gallery presents exhibitions of Czech and international artists and opens lively discourse about latest positions and developments in contemporary art. SVIT brings emerging Czech artists into international contexts, presents them at main art fairs and...

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  • National Technical Museum | Prague National Technical Museum

    Located in the residential area of Prague 7 directly across from Letna Park is the National Technical Museum. This large museum is home to everything technical in the history of the Bohemian lands and holds over 58,000 objects with 15 percent of these historical artifacts on display. At the National Technical Museum you can see unique attractions such as astronomical objects from the 16th century used by Tycho Brahe himself, the first Czechoslovak car ever made and a collection of...

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  • Franz Kafka Museum | Prague The Franz Kafka Museum

    Franz Kafka is undeniably one of Prague’s most famous sons. Born to a German speaking family in Prague (then part of Austria-Hungry), Kafka is famous as one of the top writers of the 20th century. Paving the way for artists and authors with his influence in Existentialism and Modernism, Kafka is represented widely in the city of Prague. It is a fact that one cannot walk through the Old Town district of Prague without encountering Kafka t-shirts, notebooks, mugs and...

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  • Kotelna Gallery Kotelna Gallery

    In 2007, a gallery with a unique location and concept was founded in Říčany, 20 kilometers southeast of the city center of Prague. The concept consists of sale of artworks which have been created by talented and young upcoming artists. The Kotelna Gallery was established by Eva Kočová, a gallerist, who has rebuilt a large, old and unused boiler room in Říčany into an unconventional gallery with extraordinary lighting and 600 m2 of art space, which enables the gallery to...

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  • Musaion Ethnographic Exhibition | Prague Musaion Ethnographic Exhibition

    Located in the lush green space of Petrin Hill and Kinsky Garden is the National Museum’s Musaion Ethnographic Exhibition. Since 2005 this exhibition has been housed in the Kinsky Summerhouse, an attractive Empire style building. The Museum focuses on the old regional culture of the Czech Republic specifically the material and spiritual, housing, village farming and habits, all of which are connected to today’s current way of making traditional folk crafts and holding folk activities. The museum holds various social...

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  • ARTHOUSE HEJTMANEK Arthouse Hejtmánek

    Nestled in a lovely 17th century house with a dreamy garden in the gorgeous embassy neighborhood of Prague 6 is the Arthouse Hejtmánek gallery and auction house. This family business is the culmination of approximately 25 years of mutual interests, life and work – a love of collecting led them to a supreme collection of beautiful art, antiques and design objects from all over the world that fill the charming old house that acts as a gallery for temporary exhibitions,...

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  • Muzeum Montanelli | Prague Museum Montanelli

    Located in the gorgeous Lesser Town district of Prague and situated on charming Nerudova Street is the privately owned and operated Museum Montanelli. Run by The DrAK Foundation, the museum’s main goal in existing is to administer and present the collections of both the DrAK Foundation and private collections. Shows are composed of monographic exhibitions of artists and group exhibitions. It is interesting to note that viewings with commentary, workshops and educational programs for youth are included with each and...

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  • Lapidary of the National Museum | Prague Lapidary of the National Museum

    Located in Holesovice and situated at the Prague exhibition fairgrounds is the Lapidary of the National Museum. The lapidary features a large collection of stone sculptures, most of which were created in Bohemia from the 11th century to the 19th century. The National Museum has over 2,000 sculptures in total kept in a safe, however only the best 400 are exhibited here. At the Lapidary you can see the original sculptures from the Charles Bridge, sculptures from the Loreto and...

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  • Podskalí Customs House at Výtoň Podskalí Customs House at Výtoň

    Besides the Church of Saint Cosmas and Damian, the Podskalí Customs House at Výtoň is the last preserved part of the old-time Podskalí settlement that existed in the area of today's Prague Rašín embankment from the 12th century. Its inhabitants had later a monopoly on trade with wood that was brought to Prague on the Vltava River via floats. The name Výtoň comes from the name of an old-time institution that collected toll from wood brought on floats to the...

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  • KusKovu | Gallery in Prague KusKovu

    The permanent exhibition at KusKovu Gallery that is located at Biskupský dvůr in the center of Prague presents works of art, jewels and applied art from metal and its combinations with other materials. Regularly the gallery holds exhibitions of mainly Czech jewelry designers, artists and blacksmiths, whether they are experienced or independent new artists. The common characteristics of all the exhibited works are originality and the professional processing of the exhibited objects. Artists that have been exhibiting at the gallery...

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  • Gambit Photo | Prague Gallery Gambit Photo

    Located in the historic area of Prague’s Old Town directly in the heart of the city and situated in a charming old building is the unique Gambit Photo Gallery. Gambit Photo is an intimate gallery space offering a fresh breath of artistic air to an otherwise touristy area of Prague. Gambit Photo focuses on the art of quality photography and offers gorgeous pieces to add to or start a photography collection with their superb selection of authorized prints by 20th...

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  • Lesser Town Bridge Tower | Prague Towers Lesser Town Bridge Tower

    The Lesser Town Bridge Tower on the western end of the Charles Bridge is its youngest part. It was finished in 1464 under the reign of king George of Poděbrady on the site of a Romanesque tower that was built together with the smaller so-called Judith Tower that has been preserved until this day. Both towers are connected through a gate with battlements from the early 15th century protecting the entrance to Lesser Town. The model for the construction of...

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  • Mucha Museum | Prague The Mucha Museum

    Located in New Town is the intimate Mucha Museum. The world’s first Mucha museum is housed in a renovated Baroque palace and showcases an informative and impressive collection of Alfons Mucha’s work. The selection of over 100 exhibits consisting of personal photographs, paintings, pastels, charcoals, lithographs, and personal memorabilia provides an interesting insight into Mucha’s life. At the end of the exhibition you can watch a 30-minute educational video covering Mucha’s life. Special attention is paid to his time in...

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  • Charles Bridge Museum | Prague Charles Bridge Museum

    If you wish to learn more about the intriguing Charles Bridge then head over to the Charles Bridge Museum. This museum is a must for any lover of history and architecture. Conveniently located next to the Charles Bridge on the Old Town side this museum showcases the historical sight and provides interesting information about the building of the symbol of Prague and the people involved. The grand opening of the ceremony took place in June of 2007. If you wish...

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  • Langhans | Prague Galleries Langhans Gallery Prague

    Located in New Town, just off of Wenceslas Square on lively Vodičkova Street, is Langhans Gallery Prague. Langhans Gallery Prague is a not for profit organization that holds exhibitions of photography, exhibitions that include classic and contemporary photography, including new media. The gallery works with Czech curators as well as curators from abroad and also publishes catalogues to accompany some of the exhibitions. An interesting archive of portraits from the late 1800s to the mid 1900s is on display here,...

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  • Černá labuť | Multifunctional Space Černá labuť Art & Event Gallery

    Looking for an intriguing place where you could organize an exhibition, art project, company or private party, or other events? If so, consider renting the unique Černá labuť Art & Event Gallery space. Situated on the eighth floor of the Černá labuť building at Na Poříčí 25 – this is an amazing space that will make any party unforgettable. The cultural history of the venue dates back to the 1920s; in this setting the world of art has always met...

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  • Kbely Aviation Museum | Prague Kbely Aviation Museum

    The Kbely Aviation Museum, which is part of the Military History Institute in Prague, is located nearby the historic military airport of Prague – Kbely. This airport was the first aviation base built after the creation of Czechoslovakia. The museum was established here in 1968 and the extent and quality of its collections makes it one of the biggest aviation museums in Europe. The museum collection altogether comprises some 275 planes, 85 of which are exhibited in four covered museum...

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  • Museum of Miniatures | Prague for Children | Miniature Detail The Museum of Miniatures

    This strange, eccentric museum is dedicated to Siberian Anatoly Konenko and his amazing miniatures. And amazed you will be! The museum displays works that are carved and painted, rarities and oddities such as a caravan of camels in the eye of a needle, a portrait of Chekhov on a half of a poppy seed, tiny copies of masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Salvador Dali, Henri Matisse, Sandro Botticelli and Rembrandt, a 3.2mm three dimensional Eiffel Tower, and even the Lords...

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  • Náprstek Museum | Prague Náprstek Museum

    Located in the Old Town district of Prague, known for its winding cobblestone lanes, colorful Baroque facades and world-class sights is the intriguing Náprstek Museum. This museum features a collection of unique ethnographic oddities gathered by 19th century Czech nationalist Vojta Náprstek, whose love of traveling and primitive cultures brought about the accumulation of artifacts from his travels and fellow Czech travelers who also roamed around the world. The collection spans from all over the world with the majority of...

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  • Hunt Kastner Artworks | Prague Hunt Kastner Artworks

    Located in the blossoming, up-and-coming art scene of Holesovice, Praha 7 is Hunt Kastner Artworks. This independent gallery was originally opened to support about a dozen young and aspiring Czech contemporary artists including Tomáš Vanêk and Michael Thelenová, whose talent needed to be prevalent in the art scene of central Europe. Hunt Kastner Artworks has succeeded in letting the whole world know about the local artistic talent thanks to their international exhibitions in locations such as London, Vienna, Miami and...

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  • Wallenstein Riding School | National Gallery in Prague Wallenstein Riding School

    The Wallenstein Riding School in Prague's Lesser Town hosts interesting short-term exhibitions held by the National Gallery in Prague. It was built between 1623 and 1630 when Albrecht of Wallenstein commissioned two Italian architects Andrea Spezza and Nicolo Sebregondi with the structure. Together with the riding school also the Wallenstein Palace and the garden of the same name were built. The early Baroque riding school served to its original purpose until the end of the 19th century. After World War...

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  • The City Library | Prague The Municipal Library – City Gallery Prague

    Located on Mariánské Square with such grand buildings as Old Town City Hall, The exquisite Baroque Clam Gallas Palace and a section of the massive Klementinum complex is City Gallery Prague’s exhibition hall at the Municipal Library. The building was built in 1925 to 1928 and was designed by František Roith, an architect and student of Otto Wagner at the Vienna Academy. The building was originally intended for use as a cultural house, with exhibition, lecture and concert halls. The...

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  • Czech Museum of Music | Prague Czech Museum of Music

    Located in Mala Strana and situated in the former Baroque church of St. Mary Magdalene is the Czech Museum of Music. The church was built in the 17th century but was rebuilt in its current style and was used also for a police barracks and archive. The result is a mixture of architecture styles that is pleasant and atmospheric. The grand assembly hall is especially impressive and is a great place to listen to live classical music concerts that are...

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  • St. Agnes Convent | Prague Convent of St. Agnes of Bohemia - National Gallery

    Founded by Princess Agnes of the Premyslid dynasty in 1231, the Convent of St. Agnes of Bohemia is the oldest Gothic building in Prague and was used by the Order of Saint Clare, also known as the Order of Poor Ladies (the second Franciscan order established, founded by St. Clare and St. Francis of Assisi in 1212). This wondrous Gothic structure narrowly escaped demolition in the 19th century when historic synagogues and homes were destroyed in the Old Town and...

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  • Prague Army Museum | Tank Prague Army Museum

    Located on Vítkov Hill in the Prague district of Žižkov is the Prague Army Museum. The Prague Army Museum shares Vítkov Hill with the National Liberation Memorial where you can find the world’s tallest equestrian statue with Hussite Leader and Commander Jan Zizka perched atop a massive horse. The Prague Army Museum is divided into three spacious sections. The sections are as such: World War I, 1914 – 1918 (where you can find information about Czech and Slovak involvement in...

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  • Miro Gallery | Museums in Prague MIRO Gallery

    MIRO Gallery, located in the Castle District and situated on the gorgeous grounds of Strahov Monastery is one of the most popular galleries in the magnificent city of Prague. The MIRO Gallery was founded in Berlin in 1987 and was moved to Prague in April of 1994, specifically to the beautiful church of St. Roch, which dates back to the Renaissance era. MIRO Gallery was born in Prague due to financial assistance provided from Karel Gott who gave the founder...

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  • Public Transport Museum | Prague Public Transport Museum

    Situated in a residential area and located in the Prague-Střešovice tram depot is the Public Transport Museum. Opened in 1993 by the Prague Public Transport Company this unique collection of artifacts from the city’s history of urban mass transit includes over 40 historical vehicles and more such as models, old photographs, historical documents, tickets and blueprints. The tram depot, a huge structure will delight and fascinate children of all ages, while adults can enjoy the historical aspect of the museum,...

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  • Kunstkomora | Rare Antiques in Prague Kunstkomora

    Are you a collector of antiques, trinkets or special objects from foreign lands? If so, and if you wish to add to your eclectic collection of valuable world objects, or if you just fancy a wander through one of the most interesting shops in Prague, then Kunstkomora – where collecting in an art form – is for you. Kunstkomora is a unique shop in the center of Prague where you can find a whole range of valuable antique curiosities and...

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  • Jaroslav Fragner Gallery | Prague Museums and Galleries | Interior Jaroslav Fragner Gallery

    Located in Old Town is the Jaroslav Fragner Gallery, one of the only galleries in Prague to solely focus on the art of architecture. The gallery introduces important individuals and groups from around the world which have contributed to the development of architecture. Situated in a lovely old renovated building, the gallery is right next to the famous Bethlehem Chapel, which was rebuilt according to a project fronted by Jaroslav Fragner in 1949-1953. The impressive space, especially the main exhibition...

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  • The Stone Bell House | City Gallery Prague The Stone Bell House - City Gallery Prague

    The Stone Bell House is just one of the remarkable buildings located on Old Town Square and one of the oldest monuments in Prague housing short-term exhibitions of the City Gallery Prague. The oldest part of the building dates back to the second half of the 13th century. Only in the 1970s and 1980s during extensive reconstruction when the Neo-Baroque façade from the 19th century was pulled down the Gothic decorated façade was uncovered. After the completion of the reconstruction...

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  • The Chemistry Gallery | Contemporary Art in Prague The Chemistry Gallery

    Located in Prague 7 in a former electric works building is the celebrated Chemistry Gallery, a unique independent space for the city of Prague where you can focus on interesting artwork from contemporary artists and, of course, purchase pieces to add to your art collection. The Chemistry Gallery also features an online comprehensive list of artists and their portfolio presentations where you can purchase and view their work. As a successful gallery of art, the Chemistry Gallery can arrange exhibitions...

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  • National Museum – Former Parliament Building National Museum – Former Parliament Building

    Perched at the top of Wenceslas Square next to the grand main building of the National Museum is the former Communist parliament building, now home to the new branch of the National Museum. This strange looking, even unattractive Communist era building resembles a giant black glass table that just so happened to sit on the building beneath. This Communist eyesore, loathed by many, loved by few was built after the old Exchange building was destroyed from 1966 – 1973. This...

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  • Lego Museum | Space Theme Lego Museum

    Located in the city center of Prague on the famed Narodni Street is a treat for both fun loving adults and children alike, the Lego Museum! The Lego Museum is a private museum and is open every day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. making it a convenient place to visit with your family and friends either in the morning, during the weekends or at night for busy parents. The Prague Lego Museum is the not only the largest private...

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  • 1000 Years of Inca Gold | Prague Museums and Galleries The Supreme Burgrave House

    The wondrous exhibition titled 1000 Years of Incan Gold is currently on display at the Supreme House of the Burgrave. This small, but priceless exhibition is a display of jewelry (huge earrings, massive golden beads, nose pieces), tools, cups, and other household objects, such as golden tweezers. These fascinating objects are displayed in lit up glass showcases with educational and historical texts (in Czech and English) located next to the artifacts. The artifacts are indeed amazing, intricate and not something...

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  • Museum of the Capital City of Prague | Exterior Museum of the Capital City of Prague

    Located in the bustling city center of Prague in the business district of Florenc is the Museum of the Capital City of Prague. The museum itself is a bit hidden as it is situated under a massive highway built by the Communists, however, it is worth finding as it contains a super model of Prague that represents Old Town and Lesser Town from 1826 – 1837. This large, whimsical model is so intricate and detailed that you could at once...

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  • Museum of Decorative Arts | Prague Museum of Decorative Arts

    THE MUSEUM OF DECORATIVE ARTS IS CURRENTLY BEING RENOVATED AND IS SET TO OPEN IN JULY 2017.  Located in a cultural square that houses the Rudolfinum Gallery and concert hall, the Academy of Decorative Arts and the Faulty of Philosophy is the Prague Museum of Decorative Arts. This splendid museum was erected at the very end of the 1800s and houses a wonderful collection of all things decorative from the Renaissance to the mid 19th century including glass, furniture, textiles,...

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  • Salmovský Palace | Prague Salmovský Palace - National Gallery

    The recently reconstructed Classicist Salmovský Palace together with the adjoining Schwarzenberg Palace at Hradčanské Náměstí are part of the National Gallery in Prague. Salmovský Palace was built between 1800 and 1811 on the site of several smaller aristocratic residences by the Prague archbishop William Florentan, the Prince of Sal-Salm. In 2004 the palace became part of Prague's National Gallery. During a reconstruction based on the project by the Spanish architect Josep Llouís Mateo an entrance hall between the two palaces...

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  • Dea Orh Art Gallery | Prague Dea Orh Art Gallery

    Located on Kozi Street in the center of Prague’s magical Old Town is the Dea Orh Art Gallery. One of the leading private art galleries in the city of Prague, Dea Orh focuses on showcasing established artists as well as promoting emerging young artists providing them with a strong platform on which to debut their talent to the art world. The diverse program of exhibitions offered at the Dea Orh Art Gallery features not only Czech artists but international talents...

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  • Meet Factory | Exterior MeetFactory

    Located a bit further afield is the MeetFactory, an international center for contemporary art that creates an artistic platform for international talent in the city of Prague. Established in 2001 in an actual meat factory in the industrial area of Holešovice, MeetFactory, o.p.s. sought to bring to Prague a space where international contemporary artists and institutions could collaborate, a space that Prague was definitely lacking. Unfortunately the floods of 2002 destroyed such plans, however the idea of the MeetFactory lived...

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  • Algiz Gallery | Prague Algiz Gallery

    Located in the up-and-coming post-industrial area of Karlín is Algiz Gallery. Opened in 2009, Algiz Gallery’s main amibition is to bring Czech culture to a wider audience and to promote domestic arts. Algiz features artists from various generations and from various artistic backgrounds. Well-known, seasoned artists as well as bright young students and lesser-known artists are presented at Algiz Gallery in order to provide the public with an eclectic and unique mix of art work. Algiz Gallery offers three spacious...

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  • Kinský Palace | Old Town Square Kinsky Palace - National Gallery

    As of March 1st, 2013, the permanent Art of Asia and the Ancient Mediterranean exhibition at the Kinsky Palace has been temporarily closed. The reopening is planned for the Fall of this year. The exhibition space at Kinsky Palace's stables has not been limited and will continue to operate as usual.  The Rococo Kinsky Palace was built between 1755 and 1765 on the site of three existing buildings with medieval foundations that have been preserved in the cellars of the...

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  • Prague Coffee Museum | Coffee Relics Prague Coffee Museum

    As coffee has been a part of everyday life for many ages as the varied history of the coffee bean dates all the way back to 525 A.D., so it deserves a museum dedicated to its widespread popularity. Coffee, a drink that seems to break down cultural barriers as all societies enjoy its dark and flavored aroma is consumed by 90% of the world’s adult population by necessity to awake in the morning and at social gatherings. Coffee binds us...

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  • Sternberg Palace | Prague Museums and Galleries Sternberg Palace - National Gallery

    The National Gallery displays its wonderful collection of art dating from medieval times to the 21st century in eight unique locations, locations ranging from old renovated palaces and convents, to functionalist buildings. Each house showcases an extensive priceless permanent collection, displayed to enhance the Czech and Central European culture through beautiful visual aids. The history of the Czech National Gallery started in 1796 when a group of Czech nobles and middle class intellectuals, titled The Society of Patriotic Friends of...

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  • Zbraslav Chateau | Prague Museums and Galleries Zbraslav Chateau

    Zbraslav Chateau is now closed having been returned to its private owner and the Asian Art collection will be housed in Kinsky Palace; the exhibition will open in December 2009.  The history of Asian Art represented in Prague is not an extensive one, but an interesting one, and the city, even country, owes its respect and many thanks to a man named Lubor Hajek. He studied Religion and Indology at Charles University after WWII and was a self-taught historian of...

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  • Museum of Communism | Interior Museum of Communism

    Located in the center of the gorgeous city of Prague is the Museum of Communism. This educational museum focuses on the totalitarian regime of Communism from its military coup beginning of 1948 to its collapse in November of 1989. The Museum of Communism in Prague focuses on the theme of Communism: the Dream, the Reality, and the Nightmare and primarily deals with daily life, history, politics, sports, economics, education, Soviet realism artwork, media and propaganda, the army, the secret police,...

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  • NoD Roxy | Experimental venue Experimental venue NoD Roxy

    The experimental venue NoD on the upper floor of the Prague club Roxy combines a theater space, gallery and a newly reconstructed café, where you can relax before or after an exceptional cultural event that you can be sure to experience here. The space is defined as an experimental venue, since it is open to art and social experiments. It is very versatile and besides theater performances also film and music productions take place here. Visitors become part of this...

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  • Jiri Svestka Gallery | Kristof Kintera Jiri Svestka Gallery

    Founded in 1995, the Jiri Svestka Gallery is Prague’s leading independent gallery, which focuses on Czech and international modern and contemporary art. The gallery’s main goal is to promote young talent from the Czech lands to the global audience of the prestigious art world. Since the gallery’s opening it has organized numerous exhibitions that featured the cream of the crop of the Czech art scene, all the while taking part in over 20 international art fairs on a regular basis....

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  • Old Sewage Station | Industrial Gem The Old Sewage Cleaning Station

    In the quiet residential neighborhood of Prague 6 there is a small industrial section where you will find the Old Sewage Cleaning Station Museum. Inside this whimsical brick complex you can see how the sewage of Prague was dealt with and appreciate one of the gems of Industrial Architecture in Prague. The all brick complex from the beginning of 1900s has been renovated and features guided tours where you can discover the magic of history with an intriguing tour that...

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