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Czech Museum of Music

Lesser Town, Prague 1
Czech Museum of Music, Lesser Town, Prague 1
Czech Museum of Music, Lesser Town, Prague 1Czech Museum of Music, Lesser Town, Prague 1Czech Museum of Music, Lesser Town, Prague 1Czech Museum of Music, Lesser Town, Prague 1
Performances Classical Concerts
Opening Times
Wed-Mon 10:00-18:00
Elevator/Lift Yes
Wheelchair Access Yes
Dress Code Recommendations No official dress code for concerts. Attire is mostly smart casual
Address of Czech Museum of Music
Czech Museum of Music
Karmelitska 2, Lesser Town, Prague 1
Czech Republic
Public transport to get to Czech Museum of Music
Tram stop: Hellichova (trams 12, 20, 22, 57)
Places of interest near to Czech Museum of Music
- Charles Bridge
- Lesser Town (Mala Strana)
- Konirna Restaurant
- U Maliru Restaurant
- Coda Restaurant
- Kampa Park Restaurant
- Hergetova Cihelna Restaurant
Prague Map for Czech Museum of Music Book Czech Museum of Music online
The Czech Museum of Music is located in the former Baroque church of St. Mary Magdalene, built in the 17th Century.

The building underwent major reconstruction a few years ago, and now blends early Baroque church architecture with comp temporary design.

The grandiose assembly hall has been revitalised. Its stonework gleams once more, and lighting, both natural and from spotlights, shows off the true height and intricate aspects of the building.

The driving force behind the renovation works was the need to provide a better space for museum exhibits. This has been achieved, the Czech Museum of Music now has a collection of around 700,000 items, documenting the history of music.

Most extensive are the Music Notation Archive and the Recordings Library. But there are also collections of manuscripts, iconography, and press documentation, as well as materials from personal estates, libraries, the Musical Instruments Collection, and items from the two great Czech composers, Smetana and Dvořak.

The Czech Museum of Music also hosts a rolling programme of temporary exhibitions. To see what is currently on display, see our Prague events calendar.

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