Museums and galleries of Prague

The following are some of the Galleries and Museums that Prague has to offer.  Please note tha times and prices may change.  Some places have a website, some don't.  Please call ahead or check with your guide or concierge to confirm hours and admission before going.  As a general rule, all museums are closed on Mondays.

Galleries

Prices are subject to change. Reduced admission usually refers to children aged 6-16, students, Czech senior citizens, members of the army, disabled persons.

Expositions of the National Gallery (Národní galerie):
www.ngprague.cz

Sternberg Palace (Šternberský Palác)

European art from ancient times to the end of Baroque, with emphasis on the 14th-18th centuries.

Address: Hradčanské náměstí 15, Prague 1
Getting there: Tram 22 or 23 to Praľský hrad
Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., closed on Mondays
Admission: Full 60 Kč / reduced 30 Kč / family 90 Kč
Website: www.ngprague.cz/main.php...


St. George's Convent (Klášter sv. Jiří)

Czech Baroque painting of the 17th and 18th century, including Mannerism artists of the court of Rudolf II.

Address: Jiřské náměstí 33, Prague 1
Getting there: Tram 22 or 23 to Praľský hrad
Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., closed on Mondays
Admission: Full 50 Kč / reduced 20 Kč / family 80 Kč
Website: www.ngprague.cz/main.php...


Convent of St. Agnes of Bohemia (Klášter sv. Anežky české)

Czech and Central European medieval art.

Address: U Milosrdných 17, Prague 1
Getting there: Metro A to Staroměstská or metro B to Náměstí Republiky
Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., closed on Mondays
Admission: Full 100 Kč / reduced 50 Kč / family 150 Kč
Website: www.ngprague.cz/main.php...


Trade Fair Palace - Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art
(Veletržní palác - Muzeum moderního a současného umění)

Art from the 19th century to present.

Address: Dukelských hrdinů 47, Prague 7
Getting there: Tram 5, 12 or 17 to Veletrľní or metro C to Vltavská
Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., closed on Mondays
Admission: One floor - full 100 Kč / reduced 50 Kč
                   Two floors - full 150 Kč / reduced 50 Kč
                   All three floors - full 200 Kč / reduced 100 Kč
                   Family admission - 300 Kč
Website: www.ngprague.cz/main.php...


Kinský Palace (Palác Kinských)

Short-term exhibitions of graphic arts and drawing.

Address: Staroměstské náměstí 12, Prague 1
Getting there: Metro A to Staroměstská
Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., closed on Mondays
Admission: Varies by exhibition
Website: www.ngprague.cz/main.php...


Zbraslav Chateau (Zámek Zbraslav)

Asian art (China, Japan, India, Southeast Asia, Tibet, Near East).

Address: Bartoňova 2, Prague 5-Zbraslav
Getting there: Bus 129, 241, 243, 255 or 360 from Smíchovské nádraľí to Zbraslavské náměstí
Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., closed on Mondays
Admission: Full 80 Kč / reduced 40 Kč / family 150 Kč
Website: www.ngprague.cz/main.php...



House at the Black Madonna (Dům U Černé Matky Boží)

Czech Cubism 1911 - 1919. A historic Cubist café, the Grand Café Orient, renovated and reopened in March 2005.

Address: Celetná 34, Prague 1
Getting there: Metro A/B to Můstek
Website: www.ngprague.cz/main.php...


Expositions of the Municipal Gallery (Galerie hlavního města Prahy):
www.citygalleryprague.cz

House at the Golden Ring (Dům U zlatého prstenu)

Czech art of the 20th century.

Address: Týnská 6, Prague 1 (Ungelt)
Getting there: Metro A to Staroměstská
Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., closed on Mondays
Admission: Full 60 Kč/reduced 30 Kč


Trója Chateau (Trojský zámek)

Czech painting of the 19th century, Czech sculpture 1900-1970.

Address: U Trojského zámku 1, Prague 7
Getting there: Bus 112 to Zoologická zahrada (from metro station Nádraľí Holeąovice, line C)
Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (spring, summer), 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (fall, winter)
Admission: Full 120 Kč/reduced 60 Kč


The Bílek Villa (Bílkova vila)

Studio of the Czech art-nouveau symbolism sculptor Frantiąek Bílek (1872 - 1941).

Address: Mickiewiczova 1, Prague 6-Hradčany
Getting there: Tram 22 to Královský letohrádek or tram 18 to Bílkova vila
Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (spring, summer), 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (fall, winter)
Admission: Full 50 Kč/reduced 20 Kč


House at the Stone Bell (Dům U kamenného zvonu)

Short-term exhibitions - current schedule applies

Address: Staroměstské náměstí 13, Prague 1
Getting there: Metro A to Staroměstská
Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., closed on Mondays
Admission: Full 60 Kč/reduced 30 Kč



Old Town Hall (Staroměstská radnice)

Short-term exhibitions - current schedule applies

Address: Staroměstské náměstí 1, Prague 1
Getting there: Metro A to Staroměstská
Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (spring, summer), 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (fall, winter)
Admission: Full 20 Kč/reduced 10 Kč


Strahov Picture Gallery (Strahovská obrazárna)

Gothic, Baroque and Rococo paintings and paintings of the first half of the 19th century.

Address: Strahovské nádvoří 1/132, Prague 1-Hradčany (Strahov Monastery)
Getting there: Tram 22 to Pohořelec
Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., closed 12:00 - 12:30, closed on Mondays
Admission: Full 40 Kč/reduced 20 Kč

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Museums

Expositions of the National Museum:
www.nm.cz

National Museum - main building (Národní muzeum)

Prehistory of Bohemia, Moravia and Slovakia, collections of rocks and minerals, paleontology, zoology, anthropology.

Address: Václavské náměstí 68, Prague 1
Getting there: Metro A/C or tram 11 to Muzeum
Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (May - Sep.), 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Oct. - Apr.), closed every first Tuesday of the month
Admission: Full 80 Kč/reduced 40 Kč; free every first Monday of the month
Website: www.nm.cz/english/index.htm


Lobkowitz Palace (Lobkovický palác)

The largest exposition on the history of the Czech lands (4th century BC - mid-19th century).

Address: Jiřská 3, Prague 1
Getting there: Tram 22 or 23 to Praľský hrad
Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., closed on Mondays
Admission: Full 40 Kč/reduced 20 Kč; free every first Wednesday of the month


Lapidarium (Lapidárium)

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: Výstaviątě 422, Prague 7 (trade fair area)
Getting there: Metro C to Vltavská or Nádraľí Holeąovice or tram 5, 12 or 17 to Výstaviątě
Hours: Tuesday - Friday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., weekends 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., closed on Mondays
Admission: Full 20 Kč/reduced 10 Kč


Antonín Dvořák Museum (Muzeum Antonína Dvořáka) - Villa Amerika

The life and work of composer Antonín Dvořák.

Address: Ke Karlovu 20, Prague 2
Getting there: Metro C to I. P. Pavlova
Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (closed on Mondays)
Admission: Full 40 Kč/reduced 20 Kč


Bedřich Smetana Museum (Muzeum Bedřicha Smetany)

The life and work of composer Bedřich Smetana.

Address: Novotného lávka 1, Prague 1
Getting there: Metro A to Staroměstská
Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., closed 12:00 - 12:30 (closed on Tuesdays)
Admission: Full 50 Kč/reduced 20 Kč

Museum of Decorative Arts (Uměleckoprůmyslové muzeum)

Exhibition of textiles, fashion, applied graphic, photography, glass, ceramics, metal, etc.

Address: 17. listopadu 2, Prague 1
Getting there: Metro A to Staroměstská
Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (closed on Mondays)
Admission: permanent exhibits: full 80 Kč/reduced 40 Kč; temporary exhibits: full 60 Kč/reduced 30 Kč
Website:www.upm.cz/index1.htm


The City of Prague Museum (Muzeum hlavního města Prahy)

The history of Prague from prehistoric times to present. Includes Langweil's three-dimensional model of Prague from the first half of the 19th century, made from paper and wood and measuring about 20 square meters.

Address: Na Poříčí 52, Prague 8
Getting there: Metro B/C to Florenc
Hours: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (closed on Mondays); 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. every first Thursday of the month
Admission: Full 40 Kč/reduced 20 Kč; 1 Kč every first Thursday of the month
Website: www.muzeumprahy.cz


National Technical Museum (Národní technické muzeum)

Eight permanent expositions including time-measuring techniques, transportation (trains, historical cars and planes), photography and film, acoustics, astronomy, telecommunications.

Address: Kostelní 42, Prague 7
Getting there: Tram 1, 8, 25 or 26 to Letenské náměstí
Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., closed on Mondays
Admission: Full 70 Kč/reduced 30 Kč; free every first Friday of the month from 12 noon.
Website: www.ntm.cz


Prague Public Transport Museum
(Muzeum městské hromadné dopravy v Praze)

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
Getting there: Tram 1, 2 or 18 to Vozovna Střeąovice
Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays (April - October)
Website: www.dp-praha.cz/en/hist-muz.htm


Mozart Museum - Villa Bertramka - Museum of W. A. Mozart and the Duseks
(Vila Bertramka - Muzeum W. A. Mozarta a manľelů Duąkových)

Permanent exhibition from the time when Mozart was the guest of the Duąeks, leading Czech musicians, at their villa Bertramka.

Address: Mozartova 169, Prague 5
Getting there: Metro B to Anděl
Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. (spring, summer), 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. (fall, winter)
Admission: Full 90 Kč/reduced 50 Kč
Website: www.bertramka.cz


Mucha Museum (Muchovo muzeum)

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
Getting there: Metro A/B to Můstek
Hours: Daily 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: Full 120 Kč/reduced 60 Kč
Website: www.mucha.cz

Military Museum of Prague (Vojensky Historicky Ustav)

All about the the Czech military, especially in the 20th century.

Address:  U Pamatniku 2, 130 05 Prague 6
Getting there:  best by cab
Hours: 
Admission:
Website:  www.militarymuseum.cz

Heydrichiad Museum - National Memorial to the victims of Post-Heydrich Terror in the Orthodox Church of St. Cyril and Methodius

The scene of the fight of the Czechoslovak parachutists who performed a military assignment , the assasination of Rheinhard Heydrich - also knows as the "Butcher of Prague", during the Second World War.  Depiction of post-Heydrich terror.

Address:  Resslova 9, Praha 2
Getting there:  tram or metro to Karlovo Namesti (Charles Square)
Hours:  April - October daily except Mondays 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
November - May daily except Mondays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission:


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