National museum has more divisions, but its main builing is situated in the very centre of Prague, on the top of Wenceslas Square. You can get there were easily by metro, you just need to get off on the Muzeum Station, which is on the crossing of red and green line.
Museum´s main building holds both permanent and temporary exhibitions. Permanent exhibions are those: Prehistory and protohistory of Bohemia, Moravia and Slovakia, Mineralogical and Petrological Collections, Palaeontological Collections, Zoological Collections, Anthropological Exhibition. There is one long term exhibition – Decorations and Medals of European Countries in the 19th and 20th Century. And there are various short term exhibitions, only till 16th of September it is possible to visit a presentation called Madagaskar: The laboratory of Gods, till 14th of October there is an unusual exhibition Bryozoa: Hidden Beauty, which aims to show, through models and macro photographs, beauty of those recondite animals, and finally, till the end of September you can visit Black and White ‘60s: Legends of the Czech Sport Photography.
National Museum in Prague has pretty extensive collection and can offer something interesting for everyone, which makes it an ideal place where to go with the whole family. Through Antropological Collections you can get to know a lot about a daily life of the Czechs in passed times. If you are more into natural science you can get amazed by a huge sceleton of a whale and others exhibits of such kind.
Opening hours are as follows: from May till September is opened daily from 10:00 to 18:00, from October till April also daily, from 9:00 till 17:00. Because of the fact that museum is extensive, it is always better to reserve more time for its visit. Entrance fee is 120 CZK full price and 70 CZK reduced (for seniors, students and children over 6 years), children younger 6 years can visit it for free, family ticket costs 150 CZK. Every first Monday in a month is a free entry for everyone.
I should also mantion that every first Tuesday in a month, museum is closed, in September it will be closed on 17th and 18th.
Sep 10, 14:41 (Filed under: Culture )