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Czech Museum of Music

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Address: Karmelitska 2/4, 118 00 Praha 1, Prague, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 420 257 327 285
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Wonderful collection

This is a wonderful collection of instruments, many types of which I had never seen before. There are also listening posts, so you can hear what many of them sound like. Well... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a wonderful collection of instruments, many types of which I had never seen before. There are also listening posts, so you can hear what many of them sound like. Well worth the time spent there, whether a musician or not.

Thank Piperdave
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

visited on last day,how wonderful it was!no crowds,warm and very nice staff.the ground floor was about the history of books and literature from the czech republic and the 1st floor devoted to musical instruments.you can listen to each instrument with headphones playing music from different composers,it was all so civilised,lovely to be way from all the crowds.

Thank hilary d
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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29 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Although the museum interiors seem a little dark, the instrument collection is superb. Find a docent to assist with the earphones in each room...they don't all work well.

Thank Flute18
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Me and my man, who's a musician, spent a few hours in this place admiring the beautiful instruments from all over the world. The craftmanship is amazing! I would recommend this place to everyone, you wouldn't want to miss these pieces of history and art!

Thank Rascal K
Spring, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We visited as part of a Business function that included dinner. It was a great end to a nice walking tour. They did a very good job catering a meal for over 100 people and the meal was very tasty. It was a nice business dinner venue.

Thank Majorjch
Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Nice instruments, nice way to spend an hour for music lovers. Can have more detailed information. Like the option to hear the various instruments.

Thank Eran W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

The Tempory Exhibit is on the role Music and the arts plays in the rituals and mores of Death in a culture. It is not morbid, but a lesson in history and culture. It is very well done and everything is labeled and explained in English too! There are listening stations that her interactive with the written message. Upstairs is... More 

Thank RICK B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

It is well promoted but I don't find it very interesting. I can't call it a waste of time, but there are much nicer places in Prague to visit.

Thank nemanja1205
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

It's a really interesting place if you're into classical music: there are lots of things to see like very old instruments, paintings and scores. ... But, there is no one who speaks English.

Thank Mirko R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

I played xylophone in the Christmas concert here. Acoustic is indeed made to be very impressive. We had additional performance of flutes, they where standing on the second floor, it sounded great. I play piano too.

Thank Alisa M

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Malá Strana is one of the oldest and the most beautiful neighborhoods in the city. Nestled underneath Prague Castle it was once a part of the Kings route taken by future kings on their way to coronation - originating in the Old Town, crossing Charles Bridge and leading to Saint Vitus Cathedral. Cobblestone streets are lined with picturesque medieval houses, remarkable palaces, churches, kitsch shops and restaurants. Do not hesitate to turn a corner into any narrow street. You will suddenly find yourself in a calm and charming neighborhood full of hidden gardens, parks with peacocks, fruit trees and ponds. As the neighborhood is a home to Czech Parliament and many ministries, you can also run into well-dressed officials. If you are thirsty or hungry, it is the right place to be. Restaurants offer delicious traditional food and of course, the best Czech beers.
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