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Museums, Art Galleries and Historical Sites

National Gallery in Prague

Národní galerie

National Gallery in Prague

The National Gallery in Prague houses the largest collection of art in the Czech Republic. The collections are presented in a number of locations and historic buildings within and outside the city of Prague. Prague based Museums locations associated with the National Gallery in Prague include:

  • Convent of St. Agnes of Bohemia (Old Town)
  • Šternberk Palace (Hradčany)
  • Schwarzenberg Palace (Hradčany)
  • Salm Palace (Hradčany)
  • Veletržní palác (English: Trade Fair Palace, Holešovice)
  • House of the Black Madonna (Old Town)
  • Kinský Palace (Old Town)

Collections displayed outside Prague:

  • Kinský castle Žďár nad Sázavou
  • Fryštát castle

Masterpieces at the National Gallery in Prague

Kunsthaus Zürich:

  • Name:                                  National Gallery in Prague
  • Czech:                                   Národní galerie v Praze
  • City:                                      Prague
  • Country:                              Czech Republic
  • Established:                        1796
  • Location:                             Staroměstské náměstí 12, 110 15 Praha 1-Staré Město-Staré Město, Czechia


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– Czech Proverb


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