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Narodni Muzeum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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The National Museum was established in 1818 and is the largest museum in the Czech Republic. As the central state museum with collecting, scientific, educational and methodological functions it seeks to enhance the sense of national identity and...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Vaclavske Namesti 68 | Nove Mesto, Prague 115 79, Czech Republic
Nove Mesto (New Town)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is by far the greatest disgrace of a museum that I have ever seen, Beautiful Prague would rather have no National Museum than a museum like this It occupies a great building, which can be seen from far apart; It has a wonderful exterior...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Museum located at the end of Wenceslas Square itself is a work of art, just magnificent to look at the Neo-Renaissance architecture. However the museum is in restoration, lots of empty spaces, so there's not much as far as exhibits to see. Perhaps the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a waste of money, the queues to get in, and queue for King Tut were ridiculous, I could have arranged things better myself! A lot of wasted space is what you pay for, and the King Tut experience I could have explained better myself!...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Saltay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous building, inside and outside, amazing place to take a photo and the fountain in front of the museum. The museum is in restoration and almost all exhibits are unavailable. You can see a whale skeleton in one room, a uniform exhibit from World War...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this museum as we wanted to see the section about Czech pilots who flew in the British Royal Air Force during the war. It was amazing to see that one of their squadrons was based where we live Manston in Kent . Very...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fancy looking building with nice architecture, but that’s about where the interesting sights stop. The first room we entered had a number of head sculptures which were named and dated but it’s anyone’s guess as to who these individuals were or their importance. Second room...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am fairly cynical about museums to begin with. However, this may take the cake for the worst museum I have ever been to. The outside was beautiful but 430 CZK (one student and one adult) was not worth a view of the inside and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was our good fortune, that we visited this museum when they had a special Tutankhamun exhibition. Great location and a wonderful way to enter a magnificent building. I would be happy just to see the building, but it had so much to offer. The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building is beautiful, but empty. just that. Prague is disappointing if you expect anything other than the beautiful buildings. Overpriced. Not worth wasting your energy here, specially knowing the many free or reasonably priced museums around the world.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The National Museum is a beautiful building both outside and inside. At the moment though, there are very few exhibits so it is not really worth paying the entry fee at this this point in time just to see the interior, stunning as it is.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Nove Mesto (New Town)
Nearly 700 hundred meters long, Wenceslas Square
represents the most frequent and buzzing crossroads of
the city. The National Museum in the upper part of the
square watches over your spending spree in countless
shops and retail stores lining the entire square,
which ends at Na Příkopě, the most famous shopping
street. When tired or broke, you can explore the
city's underpasses, which can take you to the Old Town
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Issam M
October 23, 2017|
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Response from __Joh__Ye | Reviewed this property |
The old building has been closed for quite some time and is due to reopen in 2018 according to their website, although one guide to Prague says 2020. The new building is open every day 10.00 - 18.00 hrs showing... More
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Rita A
April 17, 2017|
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i think yes, if I remember , there was a place where you can store wardrobe atc. It necessary security will check your bag.
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September 17, 2015|
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Response from Eva Maria N | Reviewed this property |
We were told it will reopen in about 2 years and probably more, because "these re-modelings are never finished on time" according to a local.
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