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Gastronomy Museum Prague
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Due to technical reasons Gastronomy Museum Prague exhibits are open to upfront registered groups of minimum 5 people. For reservations please call or SMS Thank you for your kind understanding. Museum is depicting in very vivid form entire history of cooking and food preparation from early days of human kind, through stone age, medieval smoke kitchen, renaissance palace kitchen, first coal, gas and electrical stove, origin and forms of beer brewing, story of distillates, wine regions in CR and list of famous chefs in history of culinary arts.
Reviewed April 4, 2013 via mobile

A great little museum, full of interesting tit-bits of information and fun exhibits. Run by a family with a history in cooking and Gastronomy who are very helpful, one women went so far as to phone their chef to get the lowdown on their amazing meringue recipe. Good for families and foodies alike, get the word out this museum needs to be seen!

Thank Anna B
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

This is one of the rare gems - a private museum that is actually worth visiting. Tells you the story of gastronomy from prehistory to modern ages. For me, many of the exhibits are things I remember from my grandmother, but for teens and kids, this must be even more interesting. I recommend going in group and paying for a guided tour or looking up online a special guided tours they offer at regular price from time to time (I did just that and it really adds a LOT to the overall value of your visit).

Thank Lukas E
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Reviewed March 25, 2013

An intelligent and thought provoking little museum dedicated to all things to do with one of the most essential of human activities: eating, cooking and the preparation of food. Located close to Prague's main tourist routes adjacent to Namesti Republiky and housed in a delightful former mini 'palace' of architectural merit in its own right, the exhibits take you through the evolution of food preparation technology from pre-history to the present, with descriptions in both Czech and English, and with some surprising diversions along the way, such as the sections dedicated to the Czech brewing and distilling industries, the Czech heritage in haute cuisine and a state of the art demonstration kitchen used by schools, professionals and specialists to enhance the visitor experience. Well worth devoting a couple of hours from your tourist schedule. A haven of thought-provoking delight and discovery, perfect for a family group, solo or en masse, with something for everyone.

Thank Steven L
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

You'll realize here how much you don't know or have forgotten about the history of food. I read every piece of information and learned a lot. How did prehistoric man eat prior to fire? What is the history of the fork? Who were the historical chefs, their cuisine philosophies - what did they pass onto us about food viable today? View historical and state-of-the-art kitchens.Prague museums are super and the Gatronomy a highlight for me.
The staff comes in to offer further information on occasion and were lovely and helpful.

(I'm not sure what facilities the museum offers. I was too interested to notice. I believe I stay about three hours.)

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Reviewed February 20, 2013 via mobile

We visited as we were nearby and saw positive reviews but apart from the highlight of a glass of meade with the owner and a friendly chat at the end, the actual exhibits are pretty poor, sorry. A jumble of random cooking utensils, books and props with information overload made this a visit to forget. Bless the owner who is enthusiastic and kind, but the rest is really not worth your time or money.

Thank GazLondon
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GastronomyMuseum, Owner at Gastronomy Museum Prague, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2013

Oh dear, thank you for mentioning the friendly chat with me, but then I do not understand why you did not openly express your disappointment. I would be more than glad to explain to you the chronologically organized system of all exhibits where you could see entire history of cooking and food preparation from early days of humanity, 3D reconstructions of historical kitchens from stone age, medieval smoke kitchen, renaissance and baroque kitchen, first coal, gas and electrical stove, origin and forms of beer brewing, story of distillates, wine regions in CR and list of famous chefs in the history of Culinary Arts. Collection of gastronomy related illustrations is unique in the world. All this is probably what is so much appreciated by other visitors.

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