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Alchemy Museum

U Jelena 489/12, Kutna Hora 284 01, Czech Republic
+420 327 511 259
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This museum used to be much better. I visited it with my son several years ago and we were excited... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2016
Kaiserslautern, Germany
Cool lab but guide not overly enthusiastic.

I found the Museum quite interesting and informative. I liked that even though the lab was mostly... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2015
Sydney, Australia
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The first museum in the world entirely devoted to the history and study of alchemy features unique objects, mysterious texts and some clues about the mythical "Philosopher's Stone."
  • Excellent7%
  • Very good29%
  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible25%
Jan 6, 2016
Sep 10, 2015
“Cool lab but guide not overly enthusiastic.”
U Jelena 489/12, Kutna Hora 284 01, Czech Republic
+420 327 511 259

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Reviewed January 6, 2016

This museum used to be much better. I visited it with my son several years ago and we were excited, therefore I was looking forward to come back in May 2015. Unfortunately I have to same this was disappointment. Expositions are much smaller, not well...More

1  Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed September 10, 2015

I found the Museum quite interesting and informative. I liked that even though the lab was mostly destroyed by flood, it seemed to be restored to its former glory and the theme is maintained with well matched sound effects and lighting. The only way to...More

Thank ieatthereforeiam94
Reviewed January 13, 2014

This place is closed. Cross it off your list. We emailed the contact and he very nicely gave us recommendations of other things to see, but this museum is no longer available.

1  Thank jss697
Reviewed November 19, 2013 via mobile

What a waste of time and money. The pictures outside looked good but they were obviously shot in better lighting than that currently in use. Apart from the initial reception room which looked ok, everywhere else was so dark it was hard to know what...More

1  Thank newpaper-addict
Reviewed October 19, 2013

We went there expecting to be dissapointed, but were pleasently surprised in the end. Sure, it's small - 4 rooms only - but thy've really put some effort in the presentation! Instruments are really cool and there are lots of funny and interesting stories to...More

2  Thank miinin
Reviewed September 18, 2013

I loved absolutely everything about Kutna Hora and it really bothers me to say anything negative at all about anything there but this place?? Upon arriving in Kutna Hora, we were armed with very minimal information about things to see and do. The Sedlec Ossuary,...More

2  Thank ladidadi
Reviewed August 21, 2013

That's right, this place SUCKS. I would not even spend my time writing this unless I wanted to warn other travelers. DO NIT WASTE YOUR MONEY!!!!!! This place is a joke of four rooms one of which was too dark to see. It's so lame,...More

Thank WhitneyEichinger
Reviewed July 26, 2013

We decided to give this place a try because alchemy sounded interesting. We were not impressed. The most interesting part of the museum was the paper that they gave us to describe alchemy; it's the same information that you could probably get off Wikipedia and...More

Thank TeenTravelbug
Reviewed June 20, 2013

This museum had three exibhits -- all with figures standing around a table. We were in and out in 5 minutes -- and had read through everything. This the only time Rick Steves has lead us astray....DON'T GO. Waste of 6 Euros, waste of 5...More

Thank cozmokramer
Reviewed January 23, 2013

is in the same building as the tourist information office open all year round at least from 10 am to 4pm

1  Thank 2udilligaf
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