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Karlovy Vary Museum

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Address: Nova louka 23, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 420-17-322-62523
Description: This small museum traces the history of Karlovy Vary through exhibits on...
This small museum traces the history of Karlovy Vary through exhibits on local culture, industry and activities.
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Great stop in one of the best towns in Europe. See the history of Karlovy Vary the town was founded in 1400 Century.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 16, 2015
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Hillsdale, Illinois
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Hillsdale, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Great stop in one of the best towns in Europe. See the history of Karlovy Vary the town was founded in 1400 Century.

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Poznan, Poland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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38 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 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
42 helpful votes 42 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
4 helpful votes 4 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 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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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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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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