Built during the mid-16th century, Lobkowicz Palace is one of Prague's most important historical sites. Seized by the ... More
Built during the mid-16th century, Lobkowicz Palace is one of Prague's most important historical sites. Seized by the Communist regime from the Lobkowicz clan in 1952, the palace was returned to the family in 2003. The palace houses permanent exhibition called The Princely Collections. Visitors can see superb Old Master paintings, musical instruments and manuscripts (including period manuscripts and prints of works by Händel, Haydn and Beethoven), spectacular firearms and armor, and rare examples of the decorative arts from over six hundred years of family collecting and patronage of fine arts. In addition, there are the Lobkowicz Palace Café and Restaurant with beautiful panoramic view of the city, and the Museum gift shop stocked with an eclectic and original assortments of books, jewelry, glass and ceramics, textiles and children's gifts.
In Communist times this was the rather formal Museum of the National Security Police, which focused on uncovering enemies of
the socialist state. Now it is an extremely enlightening place to visit especially for those who can read the ...
Visit this imposing 1920s building for a thorough study of Czech modern art. Czech art followed the same general lines
of development as that of Western Europe, but with an underlying layer of Slavic spirituality witness the moody landscapes ...
This place is a boon for the philatelist. The emphasis here is on Czech and Czechoslovak stamps. However, stamps and
other postal materials are also on sale. Temporary exhibitions are held upstairs. These may be of contemporary art or ...
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