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Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague

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The Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague collects and preserves for future generations — in both national and international contexts — examples of historical and contemporary crafts, as well as applied arts and design. We believe in harmony between...more
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17. listopadu 2, Praha 1, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is a must for those who appreciate fashion and design. The building itself is pure art, and the exhibitions are outstanding. I'll definitely visit it again!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank RoteTulpe13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice building which in itself is worth a visit. Exhibitions were very much centered around Hana Podalská, a famous fashion designer, and Ascher, both original textiles and contemporary inspiration from that work. I very much missed secession and cubism. However, they had a wonderful...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

The Museum Of Decorative Arts in Prague is a museum that really holds no interest to me personally but I must say that the building that houses the museum is simply stunning. In an area of outstandingly beautiful architecture including the magnificent Rudolfinum, this museum...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 9, 2019

The Decorative Arts Museum is still being renovated but still worth visiting. Currently there are 6 exhibits to see plus looking at the updates that have been done to the building. The Ascher exhibit was outstanding.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

This is a very small museum. If you go with a tour group, they force your group to stay together for the exhibits which is ridiculous. Not all exhibits were open. The security guards are not very helpful. The exhibits were interesting and unique so...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

The cafeteria was re-built, it is clean and spacey, connected with the museum or accessible through the garden. Modern nevetheless the genius loci - the Jewish quartier as well as the river and view towards the Prague castle in neighborhood - you feel there. A...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mili S
Reviewed March 15, 2019

The building is well positioned and carefully renovated. The exhibitions are always worthy of a visit. The cafe sets a gentle pace.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

Close to the Rudolfinium in Josefov. We visited in February when we were lucky enough to see a temporary exhibition about the Czech artists and designers Lida and Zika Ascher. Their influence on textile design was explored through photos, letters, swatches and garments. The other...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Museum of Decorative Arts is located in Josefov neighborhood, in Prague. When we came here (two adults and a child), in April-2018, we can see some temporal exhibitions. In fact we liked a lot with exhibition of soviet architecture and with the photos exhibition of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

Apparently three quarters of the museum is closed at the moment. This is NOT at all clear, however. There are no paper maps. The folks at the front desk and the security personnel don't speak great English (which isn't their responsibility, but doesn't make the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Nick L | Reviewed this property |
Cannot help with the question, but I can say that the exhibition at the Municipal House of works from the Museum of Decorative Arts is excellent.
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Response from Willy L | Reviewed this property |
Umeleckoprumyslove museum (Museum of Decorative Arts) is the edifice adjacent to Old Jewish cemetery, opposite the Rudolfinum. Unlike the Modern arts, this is showing not only final products but you can learn about the... More
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