Here you'll find case after case of historical artifacts, documents, weapons and maps documenting the history of Prague ... More
Museum of the City of Prague (Muzeum hlavního města Prahy)
Here you'll find case after case of historical artifacts, documents, weapons and maps documenting the history of Prague from early archaeological finds to 18th Century ones. One of the highlights is the huge cardboard model of the city created by a servant at the 'National Museum' between 1826 and 1834. The detail is amazing, down to the colors of doorways and the designs of windowsills; you could spend hours comparing 'then' with 'now'.Perhaps the most amazing thing of all is the fact that Prague's historic city center has altered so little since those times.
One of the city's most familiar sights, this massive Neo Renaissance construction overlooks the town from the top end of
Wenceslas Square . Soviet troops fired on the museum as they occupied Prague in August 1968. The interior is ...