Museums in Prague – Virtual Tour
Prague is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic and the historical capital of Bohemia.
Situated on the Vltava river, Prague has been a political, cultural, and economic center of central Europe, founded during the Romanesque and flourishing during the Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque eras.
Prague was the capital of the kingdom of Bohemia and the principal residence of several Holy Roman Emperors.
It was a famous city during the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and in 20th-century, it was the capital of Czechoslovakia.
Today as the capital of Czech, Prague is home to many famous cultural attractions and many major museums
Virtual Tour of Museums in Prague
- National Gallery in Prague
- National Museum in Prague
- City of Prague Museum
- Jewish Museum in Prague
- Museum of Communism, Czech Republic
Highlights Tour of Museums in Prague
The National Gallery in Prague houses the most extensive collection of art in the Czech Republic. The collections are presented in several locations and historic buildings within and outside the city of Prague.
The National Museum is a Czech museum exhibiting natural scientific and historical collections. Founded in 1818, it houses about 14 million items from the areas of natural history, history, arts, music, and librarianship, which are located in numerous buildings.
The City of Prague Museum’s collection covers the cultural history of Prague. The museum covers the history of the city spanning the ages, from Early Prehistoric, through to the turn of the Modern Era.
The exhibitions provide insights into the evolution and development of the city.
The Jewish Museum in Prague is a museum of Jewish heritage in the Czech Republic. Its collection includes about 40,000 objects, 100,000 books, and a significant archive of Czech and Moravian Jewish community histories.
The Museum of Communism in the Czech Republic is a museum dedicated to presenting an account of the post–World War II Communist regime in Czechoslovakia in general and Prague in particular.
The Museum looks at life behind the Iron Curtain using historical artifacts, interviews, archive photographs, artworks, documents, and large scale installations that bring history to life.
- Capital: Prague
- Czech: Praha
- Country: Czech Republic
- National language: Czech
- Population: 2.1 million Metro
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“Anger is the only thing to put off until tomorrow.”
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Photo Credit: By Valerii Tkachenko (Prague cityscape at dusk) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons