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Gastronomy Museum Prague

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Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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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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One of the best things we did in Prague

My husband and I really enjoyed this museum. It was well worth paying for the guide to take us round as his subject knowledge was great and there was not a questions he couldn't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My husband and I really enjoyed this museum. It was well worth paying for the guide to take us round as his subject knowledge was great and there was not a questions he couldn't answer. He was also really friendly. This museum includes information about the history of cooking, cook books and table manners etc. There is also a modern... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We had an extra hour due to poor planning with the Slav Epic, an decided to pop in here instead. Our group of four was all glad we did; it was a very interesting history of food overall, with addition elements of the history of Czech cuisine. Everyone there was very happy to talk about and help with anything. Tea... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We visited this museum as people have left it good reviews. We had a blast. As it was -6C outside, we were greeted with hot tea! (A nice touch) It's very informative and at the end we got to taste honey wine and freshly baked biscuits. The lady who was working at the front desk was so helpful and informative.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Wow! They serve water, liquor,and food. Told about the history of european chefs who were doctors first and more. There was a guy talking about upstairs for a long time because there was a lot of information. I was surprised that people cook in that museum.

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Gothenburg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We had a very interesting tour with a guide who took us trough the history of cooking from the dawn of time right up untill today. The guide was the museum owner and at the end his wife joined in. They were both very friendly and very willing to answer all of your questions. Fun and interesting facts and anecdotes... More 

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Kent, Washington
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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We came here based upon the reviews in TA. We were not aware of it before reading about it here. What a fun museum. The people running it are so nice. The young woman introduced the displays to us, left us on our own, and popped back in a couple of times to elaborate on something, or one time to... More 

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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111 reviews 111 reviews
36 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

If you like to cook, the Gastronomy Museum Prague is worth an hour or two of your time. We chose to do the self-guided tour, which is about $6.50 US dollars per person. The artifacts are well labeled, signs educating on history and culture well written, and we were joined by museum curators at different parts of the tour to... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Gastronomy Museum is well worth a visit! It's all about food and food preparation in Europe since pre-historic era. Very interesting and greatly displayed. We enjoyed it tremendously. Don't hesitate to ask staff members if you have questions - they are happy to provide any info and told us very interesting stories and facts. Museum is locates only few min... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This was a great little find - we walked past one day early in our stay and checked TripAdvisor for reviews. So glad we decided to spend a couple of hours here. Fun for cooks and non cooks alike and a guide really isn't necessary. It's tiny but so interesting. If you go, it's really close to Hotel Paris as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The lower level which teach you about the history of food preparation and gastronomy starting the first men is very interesting. Yiu must, however come prepared for quite a lot of reading. Then there were sections about beer, wine, coffee etc. Ahich seems like they lost their wish for investing in speciments and the main problem with the museum is... More 

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GastronomyMuseum, Manager at Gastronomy Museum Prague, responded to this review

Dear Ganit_w, we hope that you do not mind if we use your comment to encourage future Museum visitors to question our staff about exhibited artifacts, any extra explanation or information as well. Also there is a possibility to ask for private English speaking guide (reservation needed). Our goal is to make Gastronomy Museum to feel like a good meal. More 

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Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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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