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|
|May – September||daily||10.00-18.00|
|October – April||daily||9.00-17.00|
|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”.