Prague Museums

The opening times and prices below are subject to change. Please check the museum website for current information. Reduced admission usually refers to children aged 6 - 15, students, seniors over 60, families (max. 2 adults, 3 children).

Expositions of the National Museum:
www.nm.cz

• National Museum - main building (Národní muzeum - hlavní budova)

CLOSED for reconstruction from 2011 to 2015/2018

The historical building of the National Museum was damaged in 1945 and 1968 and is almost dilapidated. There have not been any significant repairs made since the building was opened. Thanks to the extended space in the historical building and its connection with the National Museum's new building, there will be almost doubled space for the exhibitions after the main building is reopened.

Address: Václavské náměstí 68, Prague 1
Getting there: Metro A/C or tram 11 to Muzeum
Hours: CLOSED for reconstruction
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• New building of the National Museum (Nová budova Národního muzea)

The new building of the National Museum was obtained by the National Museum in 2006 and on June 1st, 2009 the National Museum took over the building from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Check the museum website for current exhibitions.

Address: Vinohradská 1, Prague 1
Getting there: Metro A/C or tram 11 to Muzeum
Hours: Mon-Sun 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Every first Wednesday of the month 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Closed every first Tuesday of the month
Admission: Full 60 Kč / reduced 40 Kč / family 100 Kč
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• 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: Výstaviště 422, Prague 7 (trade fair area)
Getting there: Metro C to Vltavská or Nádraží Holešovice or tram 5, 12, 17 to Výstaviště
Hours: Wed 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Thu-Sun 12 noon - 6 p.m.
Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
Admission: Full 50 Kč / reduced 30 Kč / family 80 Kč
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• Antonín Dvořák Museum (Muzeum Antonína Dvořáka)

The life and work of composer Antonín Dvořák.

Address: Ke Karlovu 20, Prague 2
Getting there: Metro C or tram 4, 6, 10, 11, 16, 22 to I. P. Pavlova
Hours: April - September:
Tue, Wed, Fri-Sun 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Thu 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Closed on Mondays
October - March:
Tue-Sun 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed on Mondays
Admission: Full 50 Kč / reduced 25 Kč / family 90 Kč
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• Bedřich Smetana Museum (Muzeum Bedřicha Smetany)

The life and work of composer Bedřich Smetana.

Address: Novotného lávka 1, Prague 1
Getting there: Metro A or tram 17, 18 to Staroměstská
Hours: Wed-Mon 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays
Admission: Full 50 Kč / reduced 25 Kč / family 90 Kč
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Other Museums:

• Artbanka Museum of Young Art (AMoYA)

Opened in June 2011. Presents its vision to the public by offering a very bold program taking place in the unique atmosphere of a Baroque palace in the most historical part of Prague, where visitors – floor after floor, room after room – familiarize themselves with the world of contemporary Czech and international art.

Address: Karlova 2, Prague 1
Getting there: Metro A to Staroměstská or tram 17 or 18 to Staroměstská‎ or Karlovy lázně
Hours: Tue - Sun 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Closed on Mondays
Admission: Full 160 Kč / reduced 80 Kč
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• 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 or tram 17, 18 to Staroměstská
Hours: Tue 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wed-Sun 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Closed on Mondays
Admission: Permanent and temporary exhibits: Full 120 Kč / reduced 70 Kč
Temporary exhibits: Full 80 Kč / reduced 40 Kč
Free every Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
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• 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: Tue-Sun 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
First Thursday of the month open until 8 p.m.

Closed on Mondays
Admission: Full 120 Kč / reduced 50 Kč
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• 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, 26 to Letenské náměstí
Hours: Tue-Sun 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
First Thursday of the month 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Closed on Mondays
If a public holiday falls on a Monday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: Full 170 Kč / reduced 90 Kč
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• 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, 18 to Vozovna Střešovice
Hours: Open from April through mid-November
Sat, Sun & holidays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: Full 35 Kč / reduced 20 Kč
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• 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 180 Kč / reduced 120 Kč / family 490 Kč
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