The National Museum - the biggest museum in Prague

The Neo-Renaissance building housing the main building of the National Museum is the design of the famous Czech architect Josef Schultz and dates from the national revival period in Prague, at the end of the 19th century (1885-1890). Read more about the building dominating the Wenceslas Square.

Admission is free of charge every first Monday of the month. The National museum is closed every first Tuesday of the month.

On the official webpages you can find out more about the short-term exhibitions and special offers.

The long-term exhibitions opened for visitors are:

  • Prehistory of Bohemia, Moravia and Slovakia
  • Decorations of Medals of European countries in the 19th and the 20th century
  • Mineralogy and Petrology Collection
  • Palaeonthological Collection
  • Zoological Collection
  • Anthropology Collection – Human bones give evidence…
  • Osteology Collection
  • Cabinet of Book Culture
Address: Prague 1, Václavské náměstí 68
Phone: +420 224 497 111

Opening hours:

May – September daily 10.00-18.00
October – April daily 9.00-17.00

Entrance fee:

Full 120 CZK
Reduced 60 CZK
Family 150 CZK
School groups 40 CZK/person
Taking pictures and filming 50 CZK

How to get there:

Underground A/C to “Muzeum” or tram No 11 to the stop “Muzeum”.

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