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Museums in Prague focus mainly on the city's eventful history: the ancient Celtic tribes, the role of Prague Castle in the Bohemian Kingdom, the Jewish Ghetto, and Nazi and Communist eras. However, there are also museums dedicated to natural history, science, music and art.

Read our guide to the Prague museums below. And view Prague events for information on temporary exhibitions held in these and other historical buildings in the city.
Charles Bridge Museum, Old Town, Prague 1
Charles Bridge Museum
Address: Krizovnicke namesti 3, Old Town, Prague 1
Charles Bridge Museum (Muzeum Karlova Mostu) reveals the history of the foremost river crossing in Prague. It explains the stages of its construction using miniature models, original artefacts and replica parts.
Adult: 170 CZK.  Student: 70 CZK.  Child: 70 CZK.
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Church of Our Lady Victorious and Infant Jesus of Prague, Lesser Town, Prague 1
Church of Our Lady Victorious and Infant Jesus of Prague
Address: Karmelitska 9, Lesser Town, Prague 1
Church of Our Lady Victorious (Kostel Panny Marie Vítězné) houses a small statue called the Infant Jesus of Prague. It is credited with miraculous healing powers and with saving Prague during the Swedish siege in 1639.
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Czech Museum of Music, Lesser Town, Prague 1
Czech Museum of Music
Address: Karmelitska 2, Lesser Town, Prague 1
The Czech Museum of Music in the Lesser Town in Prague is located in the former Baroque church of St. Mary Magdalene. It boasts a collection of 700,000 items, documenting the history of music in Prague.
Adult: 120 CZK.  Student: 80 CZK.
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Jewish Museum in Prague | Jewish Town, Jewish Quarter, Prague 1
Jewish Museum in Prague | Jewish Town  One of Prague's must see attractions
Address: Prague 1
The Jewish Museum in Prague together with the Old-New Synagogue forms the Jewish Town, and is a collection of the most significant monuments in the Jewish Quarter. It includes synagogues and the Old Jewish Cemetery.
Adult: 500 CZK.  Student: 370 CZK.  Child: 370 CZK.
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Klementinum, Old Town, Prague 1
Klementinum  One of Prague's must see attractions
Address: Karlova 1, Old Town, Prague 1
Founded in 1232, the Klementinum is one of the most historic sights in Prague. Its attractions include the Astronomical Tower, which offers 360° views over the Old Town; the Baroque Library; and the stunning Mirror Chapel, which hosts classical concerts.
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Lobkowicz Palace at Prague Castle, Castle District, Prague 1
Lobkowicz Palace at Prague Castle  One of Prague's must see attractions
Address: Jirska 3, Castle District, Prague 1
The highly acclaimed Lobkowicz Palace (Lobkowiczký palác) is part of the Prague Castle complex. The palace is one of the finest museums in Prague, while its most beautiful room, the 17th century Baroque Concert Hall, is the setting for lunchtime classical concerts.
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Madame Tussauds Prague, Old Town, Prague 1
Madame Tussauds Prague
Address: Celetna 6, Old Town, Prague 1
Madame Tussauds Prague leads visitors through the city's history, to discover famous people associated with Prague, as well as international celebrities. More than 40 wax figures are on display.
Adult: 250 CZK.  Student: 170 CZK.  Child: 170 CZK.
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Maisel Synagogue, Josefov, Prague 1
Maisel Synagogue
Address: Maiselova 10, Josefov, Prague 1
Maisel Synagogue (Maiselova synagoga) is one of the historical monuments that form the Jewish Museum in Prague. It was built in 1590-92 and for a century it stood as the largest and most impressive building in the Jewish Ghetto.
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Mucha Museum, New Town, Prague 1
Mucha Museum
Address: Panska 7, Kaunicky Palace, New Town, Prague 1
Mucha Museum (Muchovo Muzeum) is dedicated to the life and works of the Czech Art Nouveau artist Alphonse Mucha. He is famous for posters he designed for theatre productions involving the actress Sarah Bernhardt.
Adult: 280 CZK.  Student: 190 CZK.  Child: 190 CZK.
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Municipal House, Old Town, Prague 1
Municipal House  One of Prague's must see attractions
Address: Republic Square 5, Old Town, Prague 1
Municipal House (Obecní dům) in Prague is the city's foremost Art Nouveau building. It contains the grandest concert hall in Prague, music/exhibition rooms, a modern Czech restaurant, beer hall, cocktail bar, and a traditional café. It is also home to the Czech National Symphony Orchestra.
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Museum of Communism, New Town, Prague 1
Museum of Communism
Address: V Celnici 4, New Town, Prague 1
The Museum of Communism (Muzeum komunismu) is the primary attraction of its kind in Prague, leading visitors through the life of the Czech people in the times of the Soviet Union.
Adult: 380 CZK.  Student: 290 CZK.  Child: 190 CZK.
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National Museum, New Town, Prague 1
National Museum  One of Prague's must see attractions
Address: Wenceslas Square 68, New Town, Prague 1
The National Museum (Národní Muzeum) in Prague is the largest museum in the country, with exhibitions on the nature and history of Czechia. Ride the lift up to the Cupola for views over Wenceslas Square and Prague.
Adult: 280 CZK.  Student: 180 CZK.  Child: 180 CZK.
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Old-New Synagogue, Josefov, Prague 1
Old-New Synagogue
Address: Maiselova 18, Josefov, Prague 1
Completed in 1270, the Old-New Synagogue (Staronová synagoga) is the oldest monument in the Jewish Quarter in Prague, and Europe's oldest working synagogue.
Adult: 200 CZK.  Student: 140 CZK.  Child: 140 CZK.
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Prague Castle, Castle District, Prague 1
Prague Castle  One of Prague's must see attractions
Address: Prague 1
Prague Castle (Pražský hrad) is Prague's premier tourist attraction. This vast complex includes churches, palaces, a monastery, museums, art galleries, viewing towers and the supreme St. Vitus Cathedral.
Adult: 450 CZK.  Student: 300 CZK.  Child: 300 CZK.
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Spanish Synagogue, Josefov, Prague 1
Spanish Synagogue
Address: Vezenska 1, Josefov, Prague 1
The Spanish Synagogue (Španělská synagoga) in Prague is described as the most beautiful synagogue in Europe. Set in the Jewish Quarter, it forms part of the Jewish Museum. It houses an exhibition on 'Jews in the Bohemian Lands', and is a wonderful setting for classical concerts.
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St. Cyril & Methodius Cathedral: Heydrich Terror Memorial, New Town, Prague 1
St. Cyril & Methodius Cathedral: Heydrich Terror Memorial
Address: Resslova 9a, New Town, Prague 1
In May 1942, two Czechoslovak paratroopers carried out the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, the Nazi overseer of Czechoslovakia. A museum in the crypt of the church tells the story.
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Strahov Monastery, Castle District, Prague 1
Strahov Monastery
Address: Strahovske nadvori 1, Strahov, Castle District, Prague 1
Strahov Monastery (Strahovské nádvoří) sits above Petrin Hill, and offers a serene view over the Lesser Town. Take time to contemplate life in this tranquil location, and visit its famous library of over 16,000 books.
Adult: 280 CZK.  Student: 140 CZK.  Child: 140 CZK.
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Villa Amerika - Dvorak Museum, Vinohrady, Prague 2
Villa Amerika - Dvorak Museum
Address: Ke Karlovu 20, Vinohrady, Prague 2
Dvořák Museum at Villa Amerika in Prague is dedicated to the life and works of the Czech composer. This 18th century summer palace also hosts living history classical concerts from May to October.
Adult: 50 CZK.  Student: 30 CZK.  Child: 30 CZK.
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