Looking for the best museums in Czechia? These are the best ones:
Municipal HousePragueThe Municipal House of Prague, known locally as Obecní dům, is a significant civic landmark and auditorium in the city. It holds a prominent place in the architectural and political history of the Czech Republic. This modernist masterpiece is located in the Republic Square, close to the Powder Tower, and is used for representative purposes.
Prague ZooPragueThe 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
Lobkowicz PalacePragueThe 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
Kinský Palace - National Gallery in PraguePragueThe 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
Invisible Exhibition PraguePrague
Jewish Museum in PraguePragueThe 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
National Technical MuseumPragueThe 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
Wallenstein Palace GardensPrague
The Powder TowerPrague
Museum of Alchemy - Speculum AlchemiaePragueTravel 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
KGB MuseumPragueIn 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.
Trade Fair Palace - National Gallery in PraguePragueThe 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
Franz Kafka MuseumPragueThe 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
Museum of CommunismPragueThe 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
Wax Museum of Legends Grévin PraguePragueThe 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.
Strahov MonasteryPragueSet 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
Papilonia Butterfly HousePrague
Karel Zeman MuseumPragueIn 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.
Czech Museum of MusicPrague
Beer Museum PraguePragueThe Beer Museum Prague covers the history of Czech beer. Visitors can experience its production and taste various kinds of special Czech beers.
St. George's BasilicaPragueThe 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
Mucha MuseumPragueThe 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
Army Museum ZizkovPragueThe Army Museum Zizkov is a museum dedicated to the main historical events of the Czech Republic. Visitors can explore four permanent exhibitions that focus on the history of Czechoslovak armed forces. The exhibitions are divided according to historical periods, starting with years 1914–1918. The bu
Kingdom of RailwaysPragueThe 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
Convent of Saint Agnes of BohemiaPragueThe 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
National MuseumPragueThe 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
Antonin Dvorak MuseumPragueThe 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
Museum of MiniaturesPragueThe Museum of Miniatures is a museum on Strahov in Prague where visitors use a microscope or a magnifying glass to view micro-miniature art models, for example the Eiffel Tower in a cherry stone or a golden bicycle on a needle. The Miniature Museum has 29 exhibits, including works by three authors:
Zoo BrnoBrnoZoo 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
Brno Technical MuseumBrnoThe 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
Museum KampaPragueMuseum 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
The Toy MuseumPragueThe 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
Charles Bridge MuseumPragueThe 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
Illusion Art Museum PraguePrague
Museum of Senses PraguePragueThe 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.
The Lesser Town Bridge TowerPrague
Prague Aviation MuseumPragueThe 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
Choco StoryPragueAt 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
Sternberg Palace - National Gallery in PraguePragueThe 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.
Gallery of Steel FiguresPrague
Brno Observatory and PlanetariumBrnoThe 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
The City of Prague MuseumPragueThe 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
Sex Machines MuseumPragueThe 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
Mendel MuseumBrnoThe 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
House of the Black MadonnaPragueThe 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.
Bedrich Smetana MuseumPragueThe 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
Museum of Medieval Torture InstrumentsPragueThis 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
Museum of Public TransportPragueThe 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
Museum of Romani CultureBrnoThe 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
Central Gallery PraguePrague
Pražák Palace - Moravian GalleryBrnoThe 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
Anthropos PavilonBrnoThe 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
Muzeum Historických Nočníků A ToaletPragueMuzeum 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
Zetor GalleryBrnoIn 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
Czech Police MuseumPragueMuzeum 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.
Old Wastewater Treatment Plant MuseumPragueThe Muzeum Stará Čistírna, or the Old Wastewater Treatment Plant Museum is a museum in Prague where you can see the original building plans as well as parts of steam engine and other technological machines and devices.
Planetarium PraguePragueThe Planetarium Prague is an institution where you can see the unique moving night sky projected on the ceiling, explore numerous exhibitions and visit the programmes prepared by specialists. The shows will take you on a journey through time and space, or guide you through the history of astronomy a
Leos Janacek MemorialBrnoThe Leos Janacek Memorial is located in the garden house next to the Organ School, where the world famous Czech composer, musical theorist, folklorist, publicist and teacher lived in 1910-1928. Visitors can see the original study of Leoš Janáček along with his piano.
Nová Budova Národního MuzeaPrague
Villa Low-BeerBrnoVilla Löw-Beer in Brno was owned by Alfred Löw-Beer, a Jewish industrialist and trader in textiles, from 1913 to 1939. He gave his daughter Greta part of the plot at the end of the 1920s, where she had a house built between 1929 and 1930 with her husband: Villa Tugendhat. The restored Löw-Beer Villa
National Museum of AgriculturePragueIn the National Museum of Agriculture in Prague, visitors can learn about processes and technologies connected to agriculture through permanent exhibitions divided into animal and plant sections.
Brno Municipal MuseumBrno
Villa TugendhatBrnoVilla Tugendhat is a historical building in Brno and is one of the most fascinating examples of functionalist architecture designed by the genius Mies van der Rohe. The villa was built for Fritz Tugendhat and his wife Greta between 1928 and 1930 created with reinforced concrete. It is the only examp
Ethnographic Museum of the National MuseumPragueThe Ethnographic Museum of the National Museum (Národopisné muzeum Národního muzea) is housed in the Kinsky Summerhouse, located on the hillside of the former vineyards of Petrin Hill in Kinsky Garden. The museum holds and exhibits objects that illustrate the unique folk culture of the Czech Republi
Salm Palace - National Gallery in PraguePragueThe Salmovský Palace is a large Classicist palace-type building in Prague with an exhibition of the National Gallery of the 19th Century from Classicism to Romanticism on the 1st and 2nd floor. The ground floor serves for short-term exhibitions. The building was commissioned by the Prague Archbishop
The Postal MuseumPragueThe Poštovní Muzeum is the Postal Museum in Prague that was founded at the end of 1918 that holds a collection of national importance. It is located in a historic house. In the museum, visitors can see a permanent postage stamp display not only from the Czech Republic, but also rare and interesting
Podskali Custom House at VytonPragueThe Podskali Custom House at Vyton is a museum in Prague where visitors can learn about the history and lives of the woodcutters who lived in the important woodtrader's village until the 19th century.
Komensky Pedagogical MuseumPragueThe Komensky Pedagogical Museum in Prague is located in two 14th century historic buildings that house an exhibition devoted to the legacy of Jan Amos Comenius. It is an exhibition on the thousand year history of education for the Czech nation, illustrating the history of education and teaching from
Naprstek Museum of Asian, African and American CulturesPrague
Museum of Applied ArtsBrnoThe Museum of Applied Arts in Brno is part of The Moravian Gallery that holds a collection of applied arts from the Middle Ages to the present day. The collection includes collections of glass, ceramics and porcelain, textiles, furniture and metalware.
Museum of Czech LiteraturPraguePamátník Národního Písemnictví is the National Literature Memorial (PNP), a cultural, museum, scientific and educational institution with a collection that relates to the development of literature and book culture in the Czech Republic, including documents relating to life, work and legacy of import
Muzeum Církve Československé HusitskéPrague
Dietrichsteinsky PalaceBrnoDietrichsteinsky Palace is part of the Moravské zemské muzeum (the Moravian Museum), the second largest and the second oldest museum in the Czech Republic that holds a collection of more than 6,000,000 objects from different fields of culture and science. The The Dietrichstein Palace was built betwe
The Brno House of ArtsBrnoThe Brno House of Arts is an exhibition centre without artistic collections of its own that focuses on present-day issues from both artistic and social life. The modern building on Malinovského Square features established artists from the Czech or international scene. The exhibition halls in the Hou
Měnín Gate - Toy MuseumBrno
Prague Museum of Meissen PorcelainPraguePrague museum of Meissen porcelain is an exhibiton of a PRIVATE FAMILY COLLECTION with more than 3000 PIECES of this MEISSEN PORCELAIN. The exhibition is on two floors, you can see also a video of how porcelain is made and read books with interesting facts. At the end you can buy souvenirs or direc
Franz Kafka's BirthplacePrague
Kepler MuseumPragueThe Kepler Museum was a museum of astronomy in Prague, named after German astronomer Johannes Kepler. The exhibition can now be found in the National Technical Museum in Prague.
Mihulka Powder TowerPrague
Bertramka MuseumPragueBertramka is a villa in Prague most notable for visits by Mozart. It is a museum dedicated to the memory of Mozart and to the former owners: František and Josefina Dušek.
Museum of Alchemists and Magicians of Old PraguePragueThe Museum of Alchemists and Magicians of Old Prague is housed in the former house of the alchemist Edward Kelley, called House at the Donkey in the Cradle. The museum shows the mysteries surrounding the world of Rudolf II and other alchemists. Furthermore it features a laboratory with an interactiv
Museum of BricksPragueThe Museum of Bricks in Prague is a 3-storey museum and a shop housing historical sights made of Lego bricks. Divided into twenty sections, the sights on display include Prague's famous landmarks, such as Charles Bridge and Prague Castle. Apart from historical buildings, it also contains other type
Lamacentrum HadyBrnoLamacentrum Hady is a Llama farm located in an abandoned stone quarry.
Museum MontanelliPragueThe Montanelli Muzeum is a private art museum in Prague where history and modern art styles are combined in a symbiotic relationship, by exhibiting renowned contemporary Czech and international artists with special focus on young artists.
Hrdličkovo Muzeum ČlověkaPragueThe Hrdličkovo Muzeum Člověka (Hrdlick's Museum of Man) is a small university museum at the Faculty of Science of Charles University in Prague. The permanent exhibition presents the evolution of man and his relatives, pathology and death.
Diamond Museum PraguePrague
Muzeum Dělnického HnutíPrague
Magic Garnet MuseumPrague
PopmuseumPragueThe Popmuseum (Popmuseum – Museum and Archive of Popular Music) in Prague covers the history of Czechoslovak rock music from 1959 to 1972. The museum holds and exhibits a collection that includes album covers, Karel Kryl's manuscripts, photographs, written documents, audio-visual clips, period radio
Museum of lovePrague
Madame Tussauds PraguePragueMadame Tussauds Prague is a wax museum that displays wax doppelgangers of well known historical figures, artists, scientists and philosophers as well as celebrities and movie characters. Here you can meet your favorite celebrities such as Taylor Lautner, Will Smith, and Lady Gaga. Some of the floors
Museum Mysteriae PragensisPrague
Sea WorldPragueSea World Prague is the largest sea aquarium in the Czech Republic. Here vistors can discover what is hiding beneath the sea surface and explore natural habitats of a great number of fish, turtles and sharks. Sea World Prague also organizes special activities such as sharks feeding and night tours.