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Franz Kafka Muzeum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Multimedia exhibit of Kafka memorabilia that includes photographs and original letters.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Cihelna 2B | Mala Strana, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic
Praha 1 (City Center)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very detailed information nicely presentend. Lots of background information and life details of this famous writer. .

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank birgit736
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is on the opposite side of the Vlatava river to the Old Town and is close to the Charles Bridge. There is a lot of fascinating information relating to Kafka's life, from his strained relationship with his father (who outlived him) to his...More

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

Although on this visit I never ventured into the Franz Kafka Museum I have on previous holidays to Prague,it's an informative and thought provoking museum which will give you an insight into the life of this famous novelist and short story writer but on this...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was specifically looking forward to visiting this museum on my trip as I have had a fascination with Kafka’s writings since college. I was not disappointed and I really enjoyed learning about his life, his loves and his family. The museum is a little...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank milauras
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a bizarre little curiosity. From the wilfully cryptic arrangement of the large family tree to the white text printed on glass casing that you have to struggle to make out from the detail behind, I suspect the owners of this museum have enjoyed creating...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tim G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Kafka museum was nice, but I felt like you learnt more about old Prague than Kafka himself. I feel like more of his work should have been shown or background information about himself and not petitions he wrote. It seemed more of a collection...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank grewsta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tickets are not in the main museum, look behind you and the tickets are in the shop. Very informative museum, I definitely knew more about Kafka by the time I came out, having only read Metamorphosis, i understood the author slightly better. What a horrible...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Yiggyzs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this museum - they definitely have tried to make this a unique presentation that reflects Kafka - this is really for Kafka fans - interesting information throughout - I would have liked more visual and interactive displays - but it was really interesting....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank travelling_dee
Reviewed March 4, 2019

Firstly outside there is an 'interesting' statue by talented Sculpture David Cerny. The museum is located to the north of the Charles Bridge on the Mala Strana side of the river, in order to get there you will almost certainly pass the 'narrowest street' in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Very informative, atmospheric and well organised! Gives you a great sense of the writer and his time. Would definitely recommend a visit!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Called Proudy, the peeing statues made of bronze were finished in 2004 by David Černý. According to Černý, the status were standing and pissing on Czech Republic itself. (Note the shape of the basin.) The artist said that... More
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