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Prague Welcome Card
"The Prague Welcome Card will offer you great values and convenience free public transport (if option selected) free entrances to many great venues. As well as saving money you will often jump the ticket-queues. By purchasing this card you can enjoy entrance at the following attractions --Free entrance to the following historical Prague monuments: Klementinum PrahaAstronomical Clock Tower which includes a chapter detailing other places in Prague that are worth visiting and free of charge.""""The Prague Welcome Card is your key to discovering the most interesting things Prague has to offer
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Prague Buffer Lunch Cruise with Transport Included
"Enjoying the comfort of our bus the guide is going to describe beautiful buildings such as the National Museum the National Theatre and the famous Dancing House. The bus will take you and your guide to the Old Town Square where you can see famous astronomical clock and jan Hus monument. From there you will take a short pleasant walk to Náplavka where you will board an air-conditioned boat. During the 2-hour boat trip you will have a buffet-style lunch during which you can enjoy a view of the beautiful hundred-spired Prague from the river. The trip finishes when the boat arrives in Náplavka.""""Enjoy the best of Prague ‒ historic sights and delicious Czech cuisine. During a 2-hour boat trip on the Vltava River
From EUR39.00
 
"Staropramen Brewery Visit
"Staropramen Brewery Visit Beer Tasting and Bus City Tour""During this guided tour you will become familiar with Prague’s most significant places and historical attractions all from the comfort of our modern fully air-conditioned bus. During the ride you will see for example: Wenceslas Square National Museum Dancing House National Theatre
From EUR27.00

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National Museum

Next time I will be in Prague I will take more time and visit the National Museum too as I've heard it interesting.

For the moment I know that this is a good point of reference for a Prague tour. The metro station "Narodni Muzeum" takes you out just in front of this big building and at the beginning of the Vaclavske Namesti - the wide street/promenade going north-west to Stare Mesto.

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codrutz
Jun 13, 2009

National Museum / Narodni muzeum

The National Museum / Narodni muzeum is situated at the Wenceslas Square (Vaclavske namesti). The building was build in the 1880s by Josef Schulz and has a neo-Renaissance style. This Museum was build as an architectural symol of the Czech National Revival.

Nowadays you will find displays of rocks, fossils and stuffed animals in the museum.

When you are standing in front of the National Museum you are overlooking the square. Which has really nice views.

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a5floor
May 08, 2009

National Museum

Located in a Neo-Renaissance building on the top of the Wenceslao Square, it's one of the most important museums in Prague. It was founded in 1818 as the Patriotic Museum of Bohemia, and always has been a symbol of the Czech nation.

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Neit
Jan 08, 2009

National Museum

The Czech Republic's national museum is a vast, sprawling collection covering almost every aspect of Czech history, science, culture and national identity. All of this is housed in a grand neo-renaissance building occupying a prime location at the top of Wenceslas Square. The coin collection alone contains over half a million objects.

The building itself bears the scars of history. It was damaged by bombs during World War 2, and battered by Soviet machine gun fire during the Velvet Revolution of 1968.

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antistar
Nov 12, 2008
 
 
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national museum

this impressive neo-renaissance building houses the national museum. the museum was built in 1890 and was designed by josef schulz. the museum contains a collection of stuffed animals and minerals and gems. in my opinion the architecture of the museum out shines it's collection.

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doug48
Jun 21, 2008

National Museum

The facade was fabulous, but may need a cleaning sometime soon. The neo Renaissance style is from the construction period. It was founded in 1885-91 by architect Josef Schulz. The museum houses paleontology, geology, zoology, and anthropology; rocks, stuffed animals, heritage artifacts, etc. Count Sternberg who died in 1838 had donated many paleo items and later Count Palacky also contributed his effort to organize the museum in late 1800's.
NO PICTURES inside. They watch very closely.
Cost is 140 Kc, and it is open

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BruceDunning
Jun 15, 2008

St. Agnes of Bohemia Convent

St. Agnes of Bohemia Convent

a division of the National Gallery and an absolute gem, make the effort to visit

on Permanent display:
Czech Gothic art (Master of the Vyssí Brod Altar, Master of the Michle Madonna, Master Theodoric, Master of the Trebon Altar, works of beautiful style, Master of the Altar of the Knights of the Cross, Master of the Litomerice Altar, Master IP);
German and Austrian art (Master of Winkler`s Epitaph, A. Altdorfer, Lucas Cranach sr.),
Medieval arts and Crafts.

open daily 10 am – 6 pm, closed on Mondays

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NicholaH
Oct 18, 2007

Narodni Muzeum

The national Museum is a big Neo-Renaissance building that dominates one of the extremities of the Venceslao square. The building was planned by Josef Schulz and it was completed in 1890. The entrance to the museum has got a decorated ramp with allegorical statues among which you can detach to the entry the History and the Natural History. The insides in marble is very beautiful.

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Jun 10, 2007
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"What a great and romantic place !"
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"The beautiful town of Prague"
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"WOW! WHAT A WONDERFUL CITY!"
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National Museum

The National Museum, the largest museum institution in Czech Republic. Established as the “Patriotic Museum in Bohemia” in 1818.
It is biggest and most important Czech museum institution. Its collections contain 13.6 million items.
Its monumental building with breathtaking decoration.
You can find inside exibitions starting by prehistory to persent, from stones to old books. Nice place to spent ugly afternoon in.

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Lejla06
Feb 13, 2007

The National Museum

The National Museum which was opened in 1891 is the largest and oldest museum in the Czech Republic and the neo-renaissance building dominates the upper end of Wenceslas Square. The permanent exhibitions include a history of Bohemia, Moravia and Slovakia, mineralogical & petrologic collections, zoological collections, paleontology collection and anthropological collection. The museum was hit by a bomb during WW2 but fortunately the main exhibits were being stored elsewhere. The building was repaired and reopened in 1947. During the Prague Spring in 1968 the building was hit again by machine gun fire from Russian Troops who mistook it for a Government Building.
The opening hours are:- Oct-Apr: Daily 09:00-17:00, May-Sep: Daily 10:00-18:00 & Closed the first Tuesday of the month. The basic admission charge is 110 czk.

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alancollins
Feb 11, 2007

National museum

The National Museum is housed in a majestic neo-renaissance building at the end of Václavské námesti, a big avenue in the new part of Prague. I remember best the grand hall with its beautiful staircase in marble. The museum houses a collection of minerals, rocks, and meteorites from the Czech and Slovak Republics. You can also learn more about the ancient history of the Czech lands through zoological and paleontological displays. Unfortunately the displays are only in Czech.

If you go on the first Monday of the month, entrance is free.

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Helga67
Dec 27, 2006

Lots of things to see

We called at the National Museum on our trip in December having not had time to go when we last visited in March, it was fantastic to see all the historical things linked to this fabulous city, country and beyond. When we called it was the first Monday of the month and we found out that it was free admission which was a pleasant surprise (it is normally 110czk to enter), don't go there on the first Tuesday of the month though as you will find the museum closed for cleaning. You cannot miss the museum it is located right at the top of Wenceslas Square.

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DavyJB
Dec 13, 2006

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