The best museums in Czechia in December 2023

These are the top 100 best museums in Czechia, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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Looking for the best museums in Czechia? These are the best ones:

  1. Municipal House1

    Municipal House

    The 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.
  2. Prague Zoo2

    Prague Zoo

    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
  3. Lobkowicz Palace3

    Lobkowicz Palace

    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
  4. Kinský Palace - National Gallery in Prague4

    Kinský Palace - National Gallery in 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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    Invisible Exhibition Prague

  6. Jewish Museum in Prague6

    Jewish Museum in 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
  7. National Technical Museum7

    National Technical Museum

    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
  8. Wallenstein Palace Gardens8

    Wallenstein Palace Gardens

  9. The Powder Tower9

    The Powder Tower

  10. Museum of Alchemy - Speculum Alchemiae10

    Museum of Alchemy - Speculum Alchemiae

    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
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    KGB Museum

    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 Prague12

    Trade Fair Palace - National Gallery in 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 Museum13

    Franz Kafka Museum

    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 Communism14

    Museum of Communism

    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
  15. Wax Museum of Legends Grévin Prague15

    Wax Museum of Legends Grévin 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.
  16. Strahov Monastery16

    Strahov Monastery

    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
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    Papilonia Butterfly House

  18. Karel Zeman Museum18

    Karel Zeman Museum

    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 Music19

    Czech Museum of Music

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    Beer Museum 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 Basilica21

    St. George's Basilica

    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
  22. Mucha Museum22

    Mucha Museum

    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
  23. Army Museum Zizkov23

    Army Museum Zizkov

    The 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
  24. Kingdom of Railways24

    Kingdom of Railways

    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
  25. Convent of Saint Agnes of Bohemia25

    Convent of Saint Agnes of Bohemia

    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
  26. National Museum26

    National Museum

    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
  27. Antonin Dvorak Museum27

    Antonin Dvorak Museum

    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
  28. Museum of Miniatures28

    Museum of Miniatures

    The 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:
  29. Zoo Brno29

    Zoo 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
  30. Brno Technical Museum30

    Brno Technical Museum

    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
  31. Museum Kampa31

    Museum Kampa

    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
  32. The Toy Museum32

    The Toy Museum

    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
  33. Charles Bridge Museum33

    Charles Bridge Museum

    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
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    Illusion Art Museum Prague

  35. Museum of Senses Prague35

    Museum of Senses 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 Tower36

    The Lesser Town Bridge Tower

  37. Prague Aviation Museum37

    Prague Aviation Museum

    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 Story38

    Choco Story

    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
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    Slivovitz Museum

  40. Sternberg Palace - National Gallery in Prague40

    Sternberg Palace - National Gallery in 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.
  41. Stefanik Observatory41

    Stefanik Observatory

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    Gallery of Steel Figures

  43. Brno Observatory and Planetarium43

    Brno Observatory and Planetarium

    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
  44. The City of Prague Museum44

    The City of Prague Museum

    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
  45. Sex Machines Museum45

    Sex Machines Museum

    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
  46. Mendel Museum46

    Mendel Museum

    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
  47. House of the Black Madonna47

    House of the Black Madonna

    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.
  48. Bedrich Smetana Museum48

    Bedrich Smetana Museum

    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
  49. Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments49

    Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments

    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
  50. Museum of Public Transport50

    Museum of Public Transport

    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
  51. Museum of Romani Culture51

    Museum of Romani Culture

    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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    Central Gallery Prague

  53. Pražák Palace - Moravian Gallery53

    Pražák Palace - Moravian Gallery

    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
  54. Anthropos Pavilon54

    Anthropos Pavilon

    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
  55. Muzeum Historických Nočníků A Toalet55

    Muzeum Historických Nočníků A Toalet

    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
  56. Zetor Gallery56

    Zetor Gallery

    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
  57. Czech Police Museum57

    Czech Police Museum

    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.
  58. Old Wastewater Treatment Plant Museum58

    Old Wastewater Treatment Plant Museum

    The 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.
  59. Planetarium Prague59

    Planetarium Prague

    The 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
  60. Leos Janacek Memorial60

    Leos Janacek Memorial

    The 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.
  61. Nová Budova Národního Muzea61

    Nová Budova Národního Muzea

  62. Villa Low-Beer62

    Villa Low-Beer

    Villa 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
  63. National Museum of Agriculture63

    National Museum of Agriculture

    In 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.
  64. Brno Municipal Museum64

    Brno Municipal Museum

  65. Villa Tugendhat65

    Villa Tugendhat

    Villa 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
  66. Ethnographic Museum of the National Museum66

    Ethnographic Museum of the National Museum

    The 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
  67. Salm Palace - National Gallery in Prague67

    Salm Palace - National Gallery in Prague

    The 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
  68. Crocodile Zoo68

    Crocodile Zoo

  69. The Postal Museum69

    The Postal Museum

    The 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
  70. Podskali Custom House at Vyton70

    Podskali Custom House at Vyton

    The 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.
  71. Komensky Pedagogical Museum71

    Komensky Pedagogical Museum

    The 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
  72. Naprstek Museum of Asian, African and American Cultures72

    Naprstek Museum of Asian, African and American Cultures

  73. Museum of Applied Arts73

    Museum of Applied Arts

    The 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.
  74. Museum of Czech Literatur74

    Museum of Czech Literatur

    Památník 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
  75. Muzeum Církve Československé Husitské75

    Muzeum Církve Československé Husitské

  76. Dietrichsteinsky Palace76

    Dietrichsteinsky Palace

    Dietrichsteinsky 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
  77. The Brno House of Arts77

    The Brno House of Arts

    The 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
  78. Měnín Gate - Toy Museum78

    Měnín Gate - Toy Museum

  79. Prague Museum of Meissen Porcelain79

    Prague Museum of Meissen Porcelain

    Prague 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
  80. Franz Kafka's Birthplace80

    Franz Kafka's Birthplace

  81. Kepler Museum81

    Kepler Museum

    The 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.
  82. Mihulka Powder Tower82

    Mihulka Powder Tower

  83. Bertramka Museum83

    Bertramka Museum

    Bertramka 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.
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    Museum of Alchemists and Magicians of Old Prague

    The 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
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    Museum of Bricks

    The 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
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    Mead Museum

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    Lamacentrum Hady

    Lamacentrum Hady is a Llama farm located in an abandoned stone quarry.
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    Museum Montanelli

    The 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.
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    Hrdličkovo Muzeum Člověka

    The 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.
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    Diamond Museum Prague

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    Galerie DollsLand

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    Muzeum Dělnického Hnutí

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    Magic Garnet Museum

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    Gallery Spectrum

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    The 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
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    Čokoládový Dům

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    Museum of love

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    Madame Tussauds Prague

    Madame 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
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    Museum Mysteriae Pragensis

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    Sea World

    Sea 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.

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