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Prague museums tend to focus on the city's eventful history, which includes the role of Prague Castle in the Bohemian Kingdom, the infamous Jewish Ghetto, and communism. But there are also several museums in Prague dedicated to music and art.

Charles Bridge Museum, Old Town, Prague 1
Charles Bridge Museum
Address: Krizovnicke namesti 3, Old Town, Prague 1
Charles Bridge Museum reveals the history of Prague's foremost river crossing. It explains the different stages of the bridge's 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: Infant Jesus of Prague, Lesser Town, Prague 1
Church of Our Lady Victorious: Infant Jesus of Prague
Address: Karmelitska 9, Lesser Town, Prague 1
Church of Our Lady Victorious houses a 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
Czech Museum of Music is located in the former Baroque church of St. Mary Magdalene. It holds a collection of around 700,000 items, documenting the history of music in the city and the wider world.
Adult: 120 CZK.  Student: 80 CZK.
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Jewish Museum in Prague, Jewish Quarter (Josefov), Prague 1
Jewish Museum in Prague  One of Prague's must see attractions
Address: Prague 1
The Jewish Quarter in Prague contains the best preserved complex of historical Jewish monuments in Europe. The 'Jewish Museum in Prague' is a collection of the most significant of these monuments.
Adult: 350 CZK.  Student: 250 CZK.  Child: 250 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 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
Small museum dedicated to the life and works of the Czech Art Nouveau artist Alphonse Mucha, famous for his poster designs for the theatre productions of 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 in Prague is one of the finest Art Nouveau buildings in Europe. Inside is a magnificent complex of rooms, including the largest concert hall in Prague, fine restaurants, an American cocktail bar, an elegant traditional café and exhibition rooms.
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Museum of Communism, New Town, Prague 1
Museum of Communism
Address: V Celnici 4, New Town, Prague 1
Museum of Communism 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
National Museum is the largest museum in Prague and the Czech Republic. It houses permanent and temporary exhibitions. Visitors can also ride a lift up to the Dome, to enjoy views across the city.
Adult: 250 CZK.  Student: 150 CZK.  Child: 150 CZK.
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Old-New Synagogue, Josefov, Prague 1
Old-New Synagogue
Address: Maiselova 250/18, Josefov, Prague 1
Completed in 1270, the Old-New Synagogue is the oldest monument in the Jewish Quarter in Prague, and Europe's oldest working synagogue. It was built by stone-masons from the royal workshop.
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 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: 250 CZK.  Student: 125 CZK.  Child: 125 CZK.
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Spanish Synagogue, Josefov, Prague 1
Spanish Synagogue
Address: Vezenska 1, Josefov, Prague 1
The Spanish Synagogue 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 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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