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Czech Museum of Music

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Address: Karmelitska 2/4, 118 00 Praha 1, Prague, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 420 257 327 285
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Its become a bit of a thing for my fiancee and I to visit music museums in the different cities we visit across Europe and this museum certainly didnt disappoint. While not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Its become a bit of a thing for my fiancee and I to visit music museums in the different cities we visit across Europe and this museum certainly didnt disappoint. While not massive it is a nice size with some great exhibitions inclusing the Mozart Piano. Was a great way to round off our afternoon on that side of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thanks to other Trip Advisor reviewers, this was put on our list of things to do. The reviews are not exaggerating. It really is that good! The entrance is on the left side (facing the building) off a small garden / courtyard / parking space. There's a free cloakroom service where you can leave coats and bags. The building is... More 

Thank Mary P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in here for what we thought was a half hour visit before lunch. Over 2 hours later we left after an amazing (and unexpected) time where we wondered round an amazing collection of musical instruments. I am not a musical person but I took some photographs and showed them to a friend who plays in a medieval orchestra and... More 

Thank Cornishbruce
Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Great exhibition on Joseph Suk. The rest of the museum was fascinating as well. So many old musical instruments on display. Not crowded at all.

Thank LadureeFan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Just perfect, I recommend it, we are definitely coming back next time we are in Prague. Huge place with really many interesting instruments, peaceful atmosphere. :)

Thank Dáška M
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

I recommend this museum. On the one hand there are some stunning exhibits of musical instruments, and on the other there are some great interactive parts- you can listen to music, and play some of the instruments! All in a beautiful building and a modest entrance fee.

1 Thank karen057
Larisa, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

As fan of music i really loved this museum. You can see a lot of old and classic instrumentals. The museum is very big.

Thank Konstantinos E
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed walking through this old building. The architecture and layout was really interesting. I opened a door to go into the next room, and there was another door. As for the instruments, there were many varieties that I don't think are in use any longer.

Thank CaliforniaNatalie
Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

Mixed feelings. Maybe musicians or music history lovers will love it more. Many instruments of all kinds and some old compositions are in exposition. The part related to "DEATH" was not too interesting to us. Will recommended it on a snow day or a rainy day if you already have visited the Technology museum, the museum of communism and the... More 

Thank Ramon C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

The museum is dedicated to the music, that's very important, because art is the path to enlightenment, to the development. It’s no use making a museum of weapons, because it would be just a collection from old to new, a small part of the aggressive history of the world and chaos. It seems to me that we should attach importance... More 

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Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
Malá Strana is one of the oldest and the most beautiful neighborhoods in the city. Nestled underneath Prague Castle it was once a part of the Kings route taken by future kings on their way to coronation - originating in the Old Town, crossing Charles Bridge and leading to Saint Vitus Cathedral. Cobblestone streets are lined with picturesque medieval houses, remarkable palaces, churches, kitsch shops and restaurants. Do not hesitate to turn a corner into any narrow street. You will suddenly find yourself in a calm and charming neighborhood full of hidden gardens, parks with peacocks, fruit trees and ponds. As the neighborhood is a home to Czech Parliament and many ministries, you can also run into well-dressed officials. If you are thirsty or hungry, it is the right place to be. Restaurants offer delicious traditional food and of course, the best Czech beers.
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