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Museum of Miniatures

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Hradcany & Letna
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Address: Strahovske nadvori 11 | Prague 1, Prague, Czech Republic
Phone Number: +420 233 352 371
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

The museum features miniature reproductions of works by Leonardo da Vinci,...

The museum features miniature reproductions of works by Leonardo da Vinci, Matisse and Dali that are viewed with either a microscope or a magnifying glass.

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Very interesting museum 👍🏼

We were the only visitors in this fantastic museum and we all enjoyed it very much. Amazing how the miniatures was made and well deserved that the miniatures are in Guiness Book... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Bente K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were the only visitors in this fantastic museum and we all enjoyed it very much. Amazing how the miniatures was made and well deserved that the miniatures are in Guiness Book of Records - stunning work and a must see in Prague 😃

Thank Bente K
Siemiatycze, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

Dla mnie rewelacja. Kilkanascie eksponatów - w wresji milimetrowej, które trzeba oglądać przez mikroskop albo za pomoca lupy. Ticket - 100 koron. Ale warto. // A revelation to me. More than a dozen exhibits - millimeter version, which you have to watch through a microscope or with the help of a magnifying glass. Ticket - 100 crowns. But worth.

Thank Melania G
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

You will not find anything like this anywhere else. The art is carved into toothpicks and the like. This is a must see if you are in Prague and enjoy art.

Thank CooterBeirne
Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

I stayed in a hotel next door so it was easy to visit. It didn't took more than 15-20 minutes to see the exhibit, but definately worth visiting and the CZK 100 entrance fee. If you are not staying in the area, take tram 22 to Pohořelec stop. You can visit Strahov monastery at the same time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

This guy was probably a lunatic, but so charismatic! You won't believe your eyes!!! The word "tiny" is incapable of describing how tiny indeed are these miniatures. Go and take a look through the microscopes and the magnifying glasses! Surprise and awe are waiting!

Thank Christos K
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

This museum is definitely a quick trip in and out. It is cheap and accessible easily by transit. The detail and precision put into this museum is most likely over looked by most tourists but it is extremely cool. It is located above the palace so you can walk down for lunch or a beer overlooking the city afterward.

Thank laurwhite6
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Firstly, it's not actually a museum - just a small room with lots of microscopes and magnifying glasses dotted around. It really is the cutest place. Tickets were only 50Kč for students. We loved it because it's pretty much hidden away and so small (just like the miniatures!) It's just a cute and slightly different thing to do.

Thank lilyindia
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

Located in the Monastery near the castle this small museum is a must see for people who like seeing something a bit different and alternative. Well worth the small cost (about £3) due to the fact you probably won't see anything like this again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

This is really unexpected and unbelievable atraction. You can see portrait on poppy grain or 11 camels in needle's eye Museum is situated in very nice area - famous local brewery, churches and old beautiful libraty. Unfortunately web page of this museum is disaster.

Thank Blue M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016

If you enjoy quirky curiosities, this museum is worth your time. The miniature art work was fascinating and we were amazed that it was even possible. It is a small museum and will take your 20 minutes or less!

Thank Karyn K

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