Cool Museums in the Czech Republic

22. 11. 2023 | Discover Czechia

Cool Museums in the Czech RepublicAutumn weather can be tricky. However, there’s no need to fret over rain, low temperatures, and fog. Thankfully, there are indoor places to go to even when the weather isn’t perfect. One of the places where you can spend a rainy day is a museum. Luckily, there are a lot of museums in the Czech Republic. Let’s have a look at some of them.

National Museum in Prague

If you visit Prague, you can’t miss the historical building of the National Museum. It is situated at the top of Wenceslas Square. It’s a beautiful building famous for its architecture. It has a lot to offer. The National Museum consists of more buildings. Among the collections, you can learn about natural history, archaeology, evolution of life, and much more. You can also visit the Czech Museum of Music or the Náprstek Museum, where you can explore Asian, African, and American cultures.

Museum of Records and Curiosities in Pelhřimov

The Museum of Records and Curiosities in Pelhřimov is worth visiting. Pelhřimov is a town in the South-East region of Bohemia called Vysočina. The museum itself is located in a tower. This enhances the unique atmosphere of this museum, which introduces you to the world of curiosities and superlatives. There are a lot of cool things to see here, such as a bicycle made of wood, the biggest stuffed animal in the Czech Republic, and the longest scarf. Visitors of all generations will enjoy the museum’s exhibit full of wonderful things.

Toy Museum at Prague Castle

Prague Castle is a popular destination with tourists. When you visit Prague Castle, you can go to the Toy Museum. There is a large collection of toys. This museum is a paradise not only for kids. If you visit it, it’s bound to introduce you to a magical world, which brings you nice memories and nostalgia. You can travel back in time and see what toys children used to play with in the past.

The Butter Museum in Máslovice

Máslovice is a village near Prague. If you translate the name Máslovice into English, it literally means Butter Village. Could you think about a better place for a museum about butter? At this little museum, you can learn a lot of interesting things. The exhibit shows you butter churns and other equipment for making butter.

Fort Science in Olomouc

Fort Science (Pevnost poznání) is a great place to be on a rainy day. It is an interactive science center of Palacký University. If you like playing scientific games, this museum is perfect for you. No matter how old the visitors are, everyone will become a child in this museum. There are a lot of activities, which spark interest in the visitors. The museum aims to popularize science. There are also scientific workshops and other programs for the public. Delve into solving quizzes, logical tasks, and puzzles.  Olomouc is a very nice Moravian town. It’s also a great place to study.

This is just a small selection of Czech museums. There are many more interesting museums waiting for you in Czechia. Come study in the Czech Republic and see for yourself.

See more articles on the topic

Places to Relax in Prague

Places to Relax in Prague

Studying at university can be demanding. There is a lot of work to do. That is why it’s so important to take a break and relax. One thing is important to point out here – relaxing is crucial for your study-life balance. Without having a rest you can’t recharge your batteries and have enough energy …

Popular Czech Festival Food

Popular Czech Festival Food

The Czech Republic has a lot of open-air festivals and outdoor events. Sometimes there are events taking place at castles or park areas. You can go to special shows, little concerts, wine festivals, or see historical fencing. In this article, we are going to focus on the food you can buy at these open-air festivals …

Popular Drinks in Czechia

Popular Drinks in Czechia

There is nothing like meeting with friends, sitting together in a pub, chatting, having fun, enjoying life, and drinking something nice. Let’s have a look at some beverages that are popular in the Czech Republic. Beer Beer is probably the first drink that pops up first when people hear about Czechia. It is indeed a …