The best museums in Czechia in 2022

These are the top 50 best museums in Czechia, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2022. 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

    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
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  3. Lobkowicz Palace2

    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 Prague3

    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
  5. Jewish Museum in Prague4

    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
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  7. National Technical Museum5

    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 Gardens6

    Wallenstein Palace Gardens

  9. The Powder Tower7

    The Powder Tower

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  11. Museum of Alchemy - Speculum Alchemiae8

    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.
  13. Trade Fair Palace - National Gallery in Prague10

    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
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  15. Franz Kafka Museum11

    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
  16. Museum of Communism12

    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
  17. Wax Museum of Legends Grévin Prague13

    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.
  18. Strahov Monastery14

    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
  19. Karel Zeman Museum15

    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.
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  21. Czech Museum of Music16

    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.
  23. Online discount!St. George's Basilica18

    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
  24. Mucha Museum19

    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
  25. Army Museum Zizkov20

    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
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  27. Kingdom of Railways21

    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
  28. Convent of Saint Agnes of Bohemia22

    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
  29. National Museum23

    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
  30. Antonin Dvorak Museum24

    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
  31. Museum of Miniatures25

    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:
  32. Zoo Brno26

    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
  33. Brno Technical Museum27

    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
  34. Museum Kampa28

    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
  35. The Toy Museum29

    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
  36. Charles Bridge Museum30

    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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  38. Online discount!Museum of Senses Prague31

    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.
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    Illusion Art Museum Prague

  40. The Lesser Town Bridge Tower33

    The Lesser Town Bridge Tower

  41. Prague Aviation Museum34

    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
  42. Choco Story35

    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

  44. Sternberg Palace - National Gallery in Prague37

    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.
  45. Stefanik Observatory38

    Stefanik Observatory

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    Gallery of Steel Figures

  47. Brno Observatory and Planetarium40

    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
  48. The City of Prague Museum41

    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
  49. Sex Machines Museum42

    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
  50. Mendel Museum43

    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
  51. House of the Black Madonna44

    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.
  52. Bedrich Smetana Museum45

    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
  53. Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments46

    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
  54. Museum of Public Transport47

    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
  55. Museum of Romani Culture48

    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
  56. Pražák Palace - Moravian Gallery49

    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
  57. Anthropos Pavilon50

    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

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