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Gastronomy Museum Prague

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Address: Jakubska, 947/12 | Stare Mesto, Prague 11000, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 420-602108017
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Description: Museum is depicting in very vivid form entire history of cooking and food...
Museum is depicting in very vivid form entire history of cooking and food preparation from early days of human kind, through stone age, medieval smoke kitchen, renaissance palace kitchen, first coal, gas and electrical stove, origin and forms of beer brewing, story of distillates, wine regions in CR and list of famous chefs in history of culinary arts.
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A must for foodies and food lovers

I am so glad I passed by this accidentally. It's a wonderfully well laid out museum and history. Covers a wide range of culinary journey and one that gives you an insight on how... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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NSW, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I am so glad I passed by this accidentally. It's a wonderfully well laid out museum and history. Covers a wide range of culinary journey and one that gives you an insight on how easy we have it now. The hosts are lovely and so friendly. I really enjoyed my visit and would encourage others to do the same

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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The weather was bad and I had walked by this place a few times and decided to stop by. I don't remember the exact fee, maybe 160CZK? You walk through by yourself and read some history about humans and cooking and the inventions that made our culinary lives better. I found it very informative and well worth the price. I... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Interesting museum about the gastronomy culture. VERY friendly staff, they explain a lot and offer you "Met" (wine made out of honey).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This was a very interesting museum about the history of food preparation starting with primative humans to the present day. I learned a few things, and it made me appreciate our modern kitchen. The owners and staff speak good English. Overall, I would say that it is worth giving it a go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

What a surprise for a small museum in a small street of Prague. Warm welcome, wonderful information, the owner is so passionate about it that you cannot except enjoy the moment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We discovered this little museum one afternoon while exploring the streets of Prague. We were fortunate enough to meet the gentleman who founded and set up the museum. This has a well thought out history of cooking and food and drink covering coffee to wine and including a beer tasting. The culinary hall of fame for Czech chefs and internationally... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

During a recent study abroad trip to Prague, I arranged for a tour of the Gastronomy Museum for my students, as well as an instruction session re: how to make a traditional Czech dish. To be frank, I am not a foodie and was not really looking forward to spending time at the museum. However, I am very glad I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We decided to visit here as it was near our hotel and we have been to Prague a few times and we wanted to do something different. We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the museum which is interesting and very informative. We were also lucky enough to do a short dumpling making class which I'd noticed on the website but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Thanks to owners, my visit was good... They are very courteous and friendly. Inside the museum there is not so many interesting materials to see, but I liked anyway because it was possible to learn more about czech costumes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We spent almost two hours looking around this very interesting, yet small museum. We were made to feel welcome by the owners and were lucky enough for the owner to share his knowledge with us. The museum is laid out chronologically- from the Stone Ages to today. Don't miss the demonstration kitchen upstairs and take a peek in the small... More 

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One of the oldest neighborhoods in town represents the medieval heart of Prague. It’s no surprise it is bustling with tourists every time of day. Križovnický square, overlooking Charles Bridge with Prague Castle in the background, is probably the most beautiful square in the city. Its unique historical atmosphere of gothic houses and churches, cobblestone streets and squares, and stone towers blend together with the modern era. A vast array of bars, restaurants, dance clubs, international brand shops, galleries and hotels bring life to the old city. With its charming and picturesque cobblestone streets, the nightlife and parties will surely be unforgettable.
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