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Karlovy Vary Museum

Nova louka 23, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
420-17-322-62523
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Ranked #19 of 23 Attractions in Karlovy Vary
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Type: History Museums
Description: This small museum traces the history of Karlovy Vary through exhibits on local culture, industry and activities.
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Poznan, Poland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Nice set of well described items. It's mainly a museum of the town, showing its geology, nature and history. If someone is interested in Karlovy Vary itself (and read some history of it beforehand), it can be very interesting. I, however, warn you that all text is only in Czech.

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Sydney Australia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
38 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The only English writing was the price to get in.Really hoped to get some history of the town.Some interesting exhibits but absolutely nothing in English.

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Ottawa, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
14 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Mostly ecology like stuffed birds labeled in Czech and very old history. A quick tour is all it takes.

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Boulder City, Nevada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

The museum may be small, but it is stuffed with artifacts. The lady at the ticket booth gave me a booklet in English that gave a general overview of each room and case. The detailed labels in the case are all in Czech--so I had a hard time identifying mineral samples. The first room has mineral samples, the second has... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

This museum gives a very good perspective on the development of the area (aspect on porcelain was my favorite). Since there are a lot of Russian travelers to Karlovy Vary, I want to mention that on the second floor of the museum there is a very special display of items, related to two visits to Karlovy Vary of Peter the... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

I really appreciated the booklet I was handed in english which explained about the history of the region. There were some interesting pictures showing all the famous people that had visited the area, and some lovely exhibits of furniture, pottery, pewter etc.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

the museum was small, the information can be read from any brochur. nothing special, doesnt meet the money valu.

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Gorinchem, The Netherlands
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63 reviews 63 reviews
45 attraction reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Very nice museum with a lot of informations about Karlovy Vary including: maps, photos etc. Gives a very good impression how it used to look in the past - so as a museum should do.

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Slovakia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Nice museum, you can find out everything about karlovy vary, see maps how the town looked like in the past etc.

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