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Olomouc Archdiocese Museum

Vaclavske nam.3, Olomouc, Czech Republic
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Ranked #7 of 24 Attractions in Olomouc
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Naples, Florida
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108 reviews 108 reviews
26 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is more than a religious museum, although it does contain a collection of chalices, monstrances, and vestments. It's full of art work and archeological artifacts. If you're there on a hot day, you'll appreciate the air conditioning. Don't overlook the beautiful old wood floors as you're looking up at the ceilings. Other reviewers are correct, ladies who are posted... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Not as impressive as similar museums in other places, but still worth a look if you are trekking to the Cathedral anyway, and are visiting the Museum of Modern Art as then you can buy a combo ticket. The staff are particularly friendly and helpful here, given that none of them spoke English!

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Copenhagen Region, Denmark
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

It was quite an excelent trip and to see all those famous Things and go back in history.It was fantastiv.I can only recomend this museum highly...So try It....

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New York City
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The building itself is worth the visit, and the women who "guard" it are so proud of it. It really is worth the time. Many interesting painting (mostly Italian late Mannerist). But notice the floors, ceilings, doors. No English spoken, but it doesn't matter because there's a genuine will to communicate and great pride in this treasure.

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Top Contributor
218 reviews 218 reviews
117 attraction reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I found this museum totally fascinating - a superb collection of religious art. The simple but beautiful wooden statues were a highlight, as were the flamboyant, jewel encrusted monstrances. Plus there was a good sequence of Old Master paintings. You could easily spend a couple of hours here without getting bored. I also enjoyed the antics of the eccentric attendants... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

One of few attractions of this kind in the Czech Republic that meets international standards. Freshly set in an attractive way, modern, interesting. Well staffed with helpful people and you can have a reasonable coffee after the tour. Definitely worth coming when you are in town.

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Carrara, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Zatloukal for the transformation of this museum. The room with the medieval statues in particular is breathtaking. The museum is well laid out, the staff are helpful and there is a good bookshop.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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23 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

i got the audio guide and found it very helpful. I loved the juxtaposition of the old ruins against the modern concrete. Apparently the golden coach which is the first exhibit you see was used in the film ' Amedeus' . this museum is a lovely quiet place to escape the midday heat for a few hours, the audio guide... More

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Sumperk, Czech Republic
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

I was visiting the cathedral and went for the museum as well and it was a big surprise. What a beautiful page of history in a modern assembly. This museum was obviously well planned and it was a pleasure to visit. Although you constantly feel like in a maze it actually adds to the whole experience, well worth the 50... More

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Seattle, WA
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34 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

The museum has a fine if limited collection of pieces from the history of Olomouc. The reliquaries and monstrances are very beautiful, and displayed in an interesting and accessible way. They were the high point of the collection, and rivaled similar pieces in the Hapsburg royal treasury in Vienna.

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