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Museums and Galleries

Prague has much to offer besides the main attractions such as the Castle and the Jewish Museum. It all depends how much time you spend in the city. I would not suggest going in deep in your visit if you just stay 2 or 3 days. If you have a chance to stay longer, there is a lot to discover. Entrance ticket are in Czech Crowns, kc

National Gallery

http://www.ng.prague.cz
The collections of the National Gallery are divided in different locations around the city according to the artistic period. Opening hours are the same for every location. Every day except Mondays from 10.00 to 18.00. Children up to 6 years free of charge and from 7 to 15 reduced price.

Monastery of Saint Agnes. Art of the Middle Age in Bohemia and Central Europe

U Milosrdných 17 Praga 1. A wide selection of Gothic Art.
Entrance fees:
Adults: 100 kc
Children, students: 50 kc

Monastery of Saint George. Renaissance and Baroque art

III courtyard of Prague Castle
Entrance fees:
Adults: 130 kc
Children, students: 60 kc

Šternberk Palace

Hradčanské Náměstí 15 Praga 1
German and Austrian art from 15 to 18 century { Durer, Cranach, Raphon}. Dutch art from 15 and 16 centuries. Artists from 17 and 18 century ( Ribera, Tiepolo, El greco, Goya, Rubens, Van Dyck, Jordaens, Rembrandt).
Entrance fees:
Adults: 130 kc
Children, students: 60 kc

Veletržní Palác Trade fair palace. Art of 19, 20 and 21 century

Dukelských hrdinů 47 Praga 7
The building is already very interesting itself being a huge Functionalistic palace from the 1920s built to host trade fairs. Since it is a very huge building there are many collections inside and several temporary exhibitions are held all year round.
Adults 160 kc
Children,students 80 kc

Kinsky Palace Graphic and drawings collections

Staroměstské Náměstí 12 Praga 1
Entrance fees:
Adults: 100 kc
Children, students: 50 kc

Zbraslav Palace. Middle East and Asian art

Bartoňova 2 Zbrazlav Prague 5.Take bus 129, 243, 255 from Smichovské Nádraží Metro B Yellow Line and get off at the stop Zbraslavské náměstí.
Entrance fees:
Adults: 80 kc
Children, students: 40 kc

Municipal Gallery

http://www.citygalleryprague.cz
Also the Municipal Gallery has different locations. Opening hours from 10.00 to 17.00 or 18.00 except Mondays.

Dům U Zlatého prstenu. House At the Golden Ring

Ungelt,Týnská 6 Praga 1
Czech Art of the 20 century.
Entrance fees:
Adults: 90 kc
Children, students: 50 kc

Troja Palace. Czech Art and sculpture of 19 century

U Trojského zámku 1 Praga 7 Bus 112 da Nádraží Holešovice.
Very nice noble residency with gardens in French style, highly decorated interiors and many sculptures. Baroque style. Late 1600.
Entrance fees:
Adults: 100 kc
Children, students: 50 kc

Villa Bilek. Atelier of the famous Czech art nouveau artist

Mickiewiczova 1 Hradčany.Praga 1
Opening hours:
Autumn, winter 10.00-17.00
Spring, Summer 10.00-18.00
Entrance fees:
Adults: 50 kc
Children, students: 20 kc

Temporary exhibitions are held in the following locations:

Opening hours 10.00 to 18.00:

Dům U kamenného zvonu. House At the stone Bell Staroměstské Náměstí 13 Prague 1
Městská knihovna. Municipal Library. Marianské Náměstí (entrance from Valentinská)
Staroměstská radnice. Old Town Town Hall. Staroměstské Náměstí 1 Prague 1


Strahov Gallery

Link
Inner courtyard of the Strahov Monastery. Hradčany Prague 1
Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo and 19 century paintings.
Opening hours 9.00-12.00 12.30-17.00 except Mondays.
Entrance fees:
Adults: 60 kc
Children, students: 30 kc

National Museum

Link
Václavské Náměstí 68 Praga 1
Natural sciences collections. Prehistory in Bohemia. Opening hours:
01.1-04.30 9.00-17.00
05.1-09.30 9.00-18.00
10.1-12.31 9.00-17.00
Entrance fees:
Adults: 110 kc
Children, students: 60 kc
Free entrance each first Monday every month.

Lobkoviz Palace. History of Bohemia

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Prague Castle. Jirská 3 Praga 1
Opening hours: 9.00-17.00 except Mondays
Entrance fees:
Adults: 40 kc
Children, students: 20 kc TEMPORARY CLOSED

Lapidaruium. National Museum

Výstaviště 422 Praga 7, Trade fair area.
Around Prague many old statues are now copies .In this museum you can see some of the original masterpieces.
Opening hours:
weekdays 12.00-18.00
weekends 10.00-18.00 except Mondays.
Entrance fees:
Adults: 40 kc
Children, students: 20 kc

For music lovers here are three museums of three famous composers

Museum Smetana

Link
Novotného lávka 1 Praga 1
Opening hours: every day except Tuesday 10.00-12.00 12.30-17.00
Entrance fees:
Adults: 50 kc
Children, students: 25 kc

Museum Dvořák

Link
Ke Karlovu 20 Praga 2
Opening hours every day except Mondays 10.00-17.00
Entrance fees:
Adults: 50 kc
Children, students: 25 kc

Villa Bertramka. Museum Mozart

Link
Mozartova 169 Praga 5
Opening hours:
Autumn winter 9.30-16.00
Spring Summer 9.30-18.00
Entrance fees:
Adults: 110 kc
Children, students: 50 kc

Museum of musical instruments

Link
Karmelitská 2/4 Prague 1
Open everyday except Tuesdays from 10 am to 6 pm
adults 100 kc
children, students 50 kc

Museum of Applied Arts UPM

Link
Ulice 17 Listopadu Praga 1
Fashion, Bohemia crystal and glass, Graphics and Photography, Jewels and furniture.
Opening hours: Every day except Mondays 10.00-18.00
Entrance fees:
Adults: 130 kc
Children, students: 80 kc
Temporary exhibitions:
Adults: 80 kc
Children, students: 40 kc

Museum of the city of Prague

Link
Na Poříčí 52 Praga 8
This museum will help you to get an idea of the history of Prague from Prehistory to present time with many relics. The main attraction of this museum is a model of Prague of about 20 squared meters built by the archivist Langweil in the first half of 19 century.
Opening hours: everyday except Mondays 9.00-18.00
Entrance fees:
Adults: 80 kc
Children, students: 30 kc
Every first Thursday each month opened to 20.00 with symbolic price 1 kc.

National Technical museum

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Kostelní 42 Praga 7
Closed for reconstruction
Very interesting collections. Among them the old car Tatra from 1950 and 1960.
Opening hours: Every day except Mondays 9.00-17.00
Entrance fees:
Adults: 80 kc
Children, students: 30 kc

Museum Mucha

Link
Panská 7 Praga 2
It looks more like a gift shop with small exhibitions. There is not so much by this famous Art Nouveau Czech artist.
Opening hours:
Autumn winter 10.00-16.00
Spring summer 10.00-18.00
Entrance fees:
Adults: 120 kc
Children, students: 60 kc


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