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Karel Zeman Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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For people interested in the history of filmmaking and special effects

The Karel Zeman museum is a gem. It is filled with subtitled video clips of interviews of this... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is mandatory to every film lover! I'm sure Karel Zeman was a big inspiration for other... read more

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Enter the world of Karel Zeman's fantasy, world renowned Czech master of 20th century film. Try out how film makers made film magic in an age before computers! Unique interactive exhibition: taking photos is encouraged! See who provided the...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Karel Zeman museum is a gem. It is filled with subtitled video clips of interviews of this remarkable man who was an innovative member of the very beginnings of the film industry. His personal story is impressive. The clips from his early films are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is mandatory to every film lover! I'm sure Karel Zeman was a big inspiration for other famous movie makers. 5/5

Thank JohnnyJ89
Reviewed October 10, 2018

This museum is a real gem, extremely well curated and with lots to see and watch. The film clips on continuous loop are quite wonderful and the children's films - although made in the 60's and 70's wouldn't be out of place on TV today....More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

This museum is probably better for those interested in Karel's work, we just went to kill some time. For us, tickets were expensive for how small the museum was. The interactive elements were fun, but should be more! I wouldn't visit again as the price...More

Thank LeanneR0691
Reviewed August 26, 2018

This is a highly polished exhibit of a great Czech filmmaker who I'm ashamed to say I had not heard of until my visit. This museum is very interactive, and will appeal to everyone due to the hands-on activities and excellent use of video clips...More

1  Thank garkman
Reviewed August 16, 2018

its a small museum "hidden" under the foot of Karl Bridge. for us as adults - it took us back to the days on our childhood, when all the movies had similar effects - and we loved it! an amazing experience to venture into an...More

1  Thank EY1972
Reviewed June 15, 2018

I didn't know anything about Karel Zeman and don't particularly have an interest in film special effects. Nonetheless, this museum presented his work and special effects techniques beautifully and I had a brilliant time. As well as learning lots, visitors can get involved and take...More

Thank Laura E
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful and surprising small museum under the charles bridge. This museum takes you on the journey of the founding father of special effect. His technics, stories, quotes, and movie in an interactive setting where you can try objects from movies. Make sure to stop...More

Thank Yara C
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Located just off Charles Bridge, this place can be difficult to find but make sure you take the time to look for it, as it is a great museum. This attraction has been lovingly put together by the family of Karel Zeman and flows very...More

Thank Toldale
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Nicely Situated under Charles Bridge. If the Weather is Unkind. A Worthwhile Experience. Mix of Information & Interactive. Ideal for Family,s with Inquisitive Children. Museum Showing in Good Effort, Karel Zeman,s Film Craft. Gift Shop. Where you can purchase Karel Zeman Film dvd,s, T Shirts,...More

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Joe D
November 19, 2016|
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Response from Russell G | Reviewed this property |
Hi there I'd just take a walk up the river to Charles Bridge and go that way, its a nice walk and quite straightforward... R
September 2, 2016|
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Adults - 200 CZK Children/Teen - 140 CZK Family group (up to 3 children) - 490 CZK
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