The best museums in Czechia in 2021

These are the top 50 best museums in Czechia, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2021. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Czechia:

  1. Prague Zoo1

    Prague Zoo

    Prague
    The Prague Zoo opened in 1931 and occupies around 60 hectares where it is home to around 5,000 animals from over 650 different species. The zoo is especially famous for their contributions to saving Przewalski's horse. The part of Zoo along the banks of the Vltava River is flat, but a large part of
  2. Lobkowicz Palace2

    Lobkowicz Palace

    Prague
    The Lobkowicz Palace (in Prague Castle) is a palace in Prague that functions as a museum that shows part of the art collection of the noble family The House of Lobkowicz, one of the oldest Bohemian noble families. The collection contains works by old masters (including Rubens, Pieter Brueghel, Jan B
  3. Kinský Palace - National Gallery in Prague3

    Kinský Palace - National Gallery in Prague

    Prague
    The Kinský Palace is a former palace that is now part of the National Gallery Prague. The palace's name refers to its former ownership by the Kinský noble family. This Rococo building features rich stucco and sculptural decoration. Next to many temporary exhibitions, it hosts an extensive exhibition
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  5. Jewish Museum in Prague4

    Jewish Museum in Prague

    Prague
    The Jewish Museum in Prague was established in 1906 and is a foundation that gathers and administrates all the Jewish sights such as synagogues, the Old Jewish Cemetery and more. Its primary aim is to document history and customs of Czech and Moravian Jewish community. The museum itself is housed in
  6. National Technical Museum5

    National Technical Museum

    Prague
    The National Technical Museum offers an exhibition full of vintage trains, cars, planes and other temporary technical exhibits. The museum aims to present its exhibits in a fun way to understand technology and science. The collection is divided into 14 expositions, ranging from Astronomy and Archite
  7. Wallenstein Palace Gardens6

    Wallenstein Palace Gardens

    Prague
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  9. Museum of Alchemy - Speculum Alchemiae7

    Museum of Alchemy - Speculum Alchemiae

    Prague
    Travel in time and visit the Middle Ages for a while in the Museum of Alchemy - Speculum Alchemiae. Here you can discover the magic of being an alchemist in an interactive way. In Rudolf II’s alchemical laboratory from the 16th century visitors have the opportunity to see where alchemists produced e
  10. The Powder Tower8

    The Powder Tower

    Prague
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    KGB Museum

    Prague
    In the KGB Museum in Prague, you are invited to explore a photo exhibition related to Prague events of 1968 and learn about the history of KGB (Committee for State Security). The collection also features some unique pieces, such as equipment from KGB laboratories or Lenin's death mask.
  12. Trade Fair Palace - National Gallery in Prague10

    Trade Fair Palace - National Gallery in Prague

    Prague
    The Veletržní Palác (Trade Fair Palace) in Prague houses one of the largest collections of modern and contemporary art in the Czech Republic. The building is designed by Josef Fuchs and was the first example of Functionalist architecture in Prague. The National Gallery Prague is a Czech national mus
  13. Franz Kafka Museum11

    Franz Kafka Museum

    Prague
    The Franz Kafka Museum in Prague is a museum devoted to a famous novelist of Czech origin, Franz Kafka. The exhibition was first opened in Barcelona, then moved to NY and finally ended up in Prague. The museum's main aim is to introduce the city in which Kafka lived and wrote; to show it through the
  14. Museum of Communism12

    Museum of Communism

    Prague
    The Museum Of Communism in Prague showcases an exhibition filled with a collection of artifacts, photographs, texts, propaganda materials, and videos showing the history of Czech communism. Opened in 2001, the museum wants to illustrate life behind the Iron Curtain, focusing mainly on lives of peopl
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  16. Wax Museum of Legends Grévin Prague13

    Wax Museum of Legends Grévin Prague

    Prague
    The Musée Grévin Praha, also called Wax Museum of Legends Grévin is a wax museum in Prague. The museum has an exhibition with waxworks of Czech and internationally renowned people, set in rich scenographies full of visual and sound effects.
  17. Strahov Monastery14

    Strahov Monastery

    Prague
    Set up in the 12th century, the Strahov Monastery is nowadays used by Strahov library and Strahov Picture Gallery. The gallery has more than 1,500 pieces of art on display, including collections of Rudolfine, Flemish and Italian paintings. The library has a beautiful interior with colourful frescoes
  18. Karel Zeman Museum15

    Karel Zeman Museum

    Prague
    In the Karel Zeman Museum in Prague visitors can explore the life and work of the Czech movie maker Karel Zeman, who gained fame for using special effects in his his movies.
  19. Czech Museum of Music16

    Czech Museum of Music

    Prague
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    Beer Museum Prague

    Prague
    The Beer Museum Prague covers the history of Czech beer. Visitors can experience its production and taste various kinds of special Czech beers.
  21. St. George's Basilica18

    St. George's Basilica

    Prague
    The St. George's Basilica in Prague was originally built around 920 by Vratislaus I of Bohemia. It is the second oldest church in Prague and belongs to the best preserved Romanesque sights in the Czech Republic and is home to tombs of many members of the royal Premyslid dynasty. The church was rebui
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  23. Mucha Museum19

    Mucha Museum

    Prague
    The Baroque Kaunicky Palace in Prague houses the Mucha Museum, a museum dedicated to the work of a famous Czech Art Nouveau painter and artist, Alphonse Mucha. A collection of more than 100 artworks inlcuding his famous posters, photographs, drawings and also personal memorabilia. The exhibition foc
  24. Apple Museum20

    Apple Museum

    Prague
    The Apple Museum in Prague houses the world's largest private collection of Apple products. Get to know the brand that started in a small garage and now is the most valuable brand in the world. The products on display will guide you through the history of this company. A part of the museum is dedica
  25. Kingdom of Railways21

    Kingdom of Railways

    Prague
    The Kingdom of Railways in Prague is the biggest railway model in the Czech Republic. This interactive model covers the whole country and it displays the most interesting sights of every region. Furthermore, Kingdom of Railways shows the changing of day and night and how it affects the model's traff
  26. Convent of Saint Agnes of Bohemia22

    Convent of Saint Agnes of Bohemia

    Prague
    The Convent of Saint Agnes of Bohemia in Prague is a 13th-century building which originally served as a convent founded by Saint Agnes of Bohemia. Located on the right bank of the Vltava river, this Gothic building is one of the oldest of its kind in Prague. The convent houses a collection of Renais
  27. National Museum23

    National Museum

    Prague
    The National Museum in Prague houses collections focusing on natural history as well as culture. This Neo-renaissance building was built in 1891 and the already-established museum collection was moved into this large exhibition space. The exterior of the National Museum is especially splendid at nig
  28. Antonin Dvorak Museum24

    Antonin Dvorak Museum

    Prague
    The Antonin Dvorak Museum is home to an exhibition celebrating the famous Czech composer, Antonín Dvořák. Housed in a Baroque villa, the collection includes Dvořák's personal viola and piano, as well as his correspondence and photographs. The surroundings of the museum are adorned with a number of s
  29. Zoo Brno25

    Zoo Brno

    Brno
    Zoo Brno (The Brno Zoo) is a zoological garden in Brno in the Czech Republic that was founded in 1950. The zoo breeds endangered species such as the Sumatran tiger, giant Hispaniolan Galliwasp, Przewalski's horse, but also local species such as the Czech owl (little owl), the barn owl, the European
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  31. Brno Technical Museum26

    Brno Technical Museum

    Brno
    The Brno Technical Museum is a museum on technology in Brno. The museum consists of sixteen permanent displays and a Technical Playroom. The rooms consists of room on: Metal Casting, Technical Playroom, Aircraft Engines, Water Engines, Steam Engines, Iron Metallurgy, A Lane of Crafts, Mechanical Mus
  32. Museum Kampa27

    Museum Kampa

    Prague
    Museum Kampa in Prague is housed in the former Sova's Mills. It is a gallery that primarily focuses on European art, with special focus in its exhibitions on works by Czech artists. Most of the pieces in its collection come from the private collection of Meda Mládek, wife of Jan V. Mládek. The museu
  33. The Toy Museum28

    The Toy Museum

    Prague
    The Toy Museum in Prague is a specialized museum with a collection of children toys which belongs to the family of Ivan Steiger. The exhibits include traditional Czech toys, as well as many historical toys from around the world. Furthermore it includes a collection of more than 100 different Barbie
  34. Charles Bridge Museum29

    Charles Bridge Museum

    Prague
    The Charles Bridge Museum is housed in in several rooms of the original Crusaders hospital and Church of the Holy Spirit in Prague. It is a museum dedicated to the second oldest stone bridge in the Czech Republic: the Charles Bridge. The museum holds a model that features several hundred figurines o
  35. Museum of Senses Prague30

    Museum of Senses Prague

    Prague
    The MUSEUM of SENSES is home to an experience that will awaken your senses and inspire you to discover more and, therefore, to feel more. A place as fun as it is educational, as amazing as it is enigmatic, and as crazy as it is rational.
  36. The Lesser Town Bridge Tower31

    The Lesser Town Bridge Tower

    Prague
  37. Prague Aviation Museum32

    Prague Aviation Museum

    Prague
    The Prague Aviation Museum, Aviation Museum Kbely is a museum in Prague that is operated by the Military History Institute of the Czech Armed Forces and is located on the grounds of the military airfield Prague-Kbely. It gives an overview of the aviation history of the former (until 1993) Czechoslov
  38. Choco Story33

    Choco Story

    Prague
    At Choco Story in Prague visitors can learn about the more than 3000-year-old history of cocoa powder as well as the process of making chocolate. The Choco Story Museum is a "all you can eat" style, so it is advisable to avoid sweets before you visit. Choco story also organizes a number of workshops
  39. Sternberg Palace - National Gallery in Prague34

    Sternberg Palace - National Gallery in Prague

    Prague
    The National Gallery Prague is the Czech national museum of painting and sculpture. This location, the Sternberg Palace (Šternberský Palác) is dedicated to antique art as well as works from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries from France, Italy, Spain, as well as Dutch and Flemish masters.
  40. Stefanik Observatory35

    Stefanik Observatory

    Prague
  41. Brno Observatory and Planetarium36

    Brno Observatory and Planetarium

    Brno
    The Brno Observatory and Planetarium focuses on astronomy, as well as geology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and geography. In the Brno Observatory and Planetarium visitors can fly into space, look into the micro world, discover the secret of life, immerse themselves into the realm of fantasy, par
  42. The City of Prague Museum37

    The City of Prague Museum

    Prague
    The City of Prague Museum is a museum in Prague that is primarily dedicated to the history of the city. The Museum of the City of Prague has an archaeological and a historical collection. It shows permanent exhibitions on the history of Prague in primeval times, the Middle Ages, the transition from
  43. Sex Machines Museum38

    Sex Machines Museum

    Prague
    The Sex Machines Museum is housed in a historical building and is the only museum in the world that is dedicated to sex machines. The collection includes more than 300 devices, some of them dating back to the 16th century. The exhibition showcases pieces of stimulation as well as anti-masturbation e
  44. Mendel Museum39

    Mendel Museum

    Brno
    The Mendel Museum of Masaryk University is dedicated to the promotion of Gregor Mendel's legacy, a scientist, Augustinian friar and abbot of St. Thomas' Abbey in Brno. The museum is housed within the precincts of the Augustinian abbey in Old Brno where Mendel lived and worked. Mendel is primarily kn
  45. House of the Black Madonna40

    House of the Black Madonna

    Prague
    The House of the Black Madonna, designed by Josef Gočár, is the earliest example of Cubist architecture in Prague. The name comes from a statue of the Black Madonna, decorating the facade. The building is now part of Museum of Decorative Arts, housing an exhibition focused on Cubism.
  46. Bedrich Smetana Museum41

    Bedrich Smetana Museum

    Prague
    The Bedřich Smetana Museumis a museum with an archive in Prague, dedicated to Czech composer Bedřich Smetana. It is dedicated to the life and work of the composer Bedřich Smetana (1824-1884). The museum holds and exhibits a collection with newspapers, photos, original letters and brochures that show
  47. Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments42

    Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments

    Prague
    This Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments in Prague, also just called the Torture Museum will take you into a dark dungeon where you can learn all about medieval torture. Showcasing around 100 exhibits, this moving experience is enhanced by both audio and visual effects. Here visitors can find out
  48. Museum of Public Transport43

    Museum of Public Transport

    Prague
    The Museum of Public Transport in Prague houses a number of vehicles and a tram depot. Through its vast collections of not only vehicles but also various tickets, photographs and sketches, you will learn about the history of public transport in the city. Its permanent exhibition include also a secti
  49. Museum of Romani Culture44

    Museum of Romani Culture

    Brno
    The Museum of Romani Culture is a museum in Brno that is dedicated to the history and culture of the Romani people, also called Gypsies. The permanent exhibition of the museum covers six rooms, illustrating life, culture, and major events of the Romanis during their migration from India until the pr
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    Museum of Miniatures

    Prague
    The Museum of Miniatures is a museum in Prague where visitors can use magnifying glass to discover tiny models depicting for example the Eiffel Tower. The Miniature Museum has 29 exhibits, including works by three authors: Nikolai Aldunin, Edward Ter Ghazarian and Anatoly Konenko.
  51. Pražák Palace - Moravian Gallery46

    Pražák Palace - Moravian Gallery

    Brno
    The Moravian Gallery in Brno is the second largest art museum in the Czech Republic. The museum comprises five buildings in total of which four are in Brno. This is the Pražák Palace - Moravian Gallery, that was built for the Brno politician Alois Pražák, designed by Theophil von Hansen. The museum
  52. Anthropos Pavilon47

    Anthropos Pavilon

    Brno
    The Anthropos Pavilion is a museum Brno and is part of the Moravské zemské muzeum (Moravian Museum) that is devoted to the oldest history of Europe and mankind. The museum consists of a permanent, three-part exhibition that illustrates the oldest history of human settlement in Moravia and Europe th
  53. Muzeum Historických Nočníků A Toalet48

    Muzeum Historických Nočníků A Toalet

    Prague
    Muzeum Historických Nočníků A Toalet was a museum of historical pots and toilets in Prague. The museum exhibited a collection of historic pots and toilets from various parts of the world, the largest collection of its kind in the world. It features approximately 2,000 items, including the pots and t
  54. Zetor Gallery49

    Zetor Gallery

    Brno
    In the Zetor Gallery in Brno, visitors can learn about the history of Zetor tractors, but also get to know the modern machines produced by the company, from the Zetor 25 to the Crystal or Super model series to the current product line. The museum has around 15 Zetor tractors on display that illustra
  55. Czech Police Museum50

    Czech Police Museum

    Prague
    Muzeum Policie Čr is the Czech Police Museum in Prague where you can learn about the history of police and defence forces. Here you can get acquainted with famous crimes and methods of solving them.

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