One of the city's most familiar sights, this massive Neo-Renaissance construction overlooks the town from the top end of ... More
National Museum (Národní muzeum)
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 fairly dramatic: a grand staircase sweeps up to the Pantheon, a hall filled with busts of Czech cultural heroes. The exhibits are old-fashioned, focusing on fossils, stuffed animals, minerals and archaeological finds. The visiting hours vary seasonally; for specific timings check the website or call ahead. The museum will be closed for renovation from July 8, 2011, and will open again in 2015.
Centre de Cultura Contemporania in Barcelona (CCCB) brought this creative exhibit to life. Having penned The Trial, Metamorphosis, and The
Castle, Franz Kafka (1883 1924) is the apostle of the literature of paranoia. While Kafka never specifies the exact ...
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 ...
In 2000, the museum's excellent collections of European applied arts from the sixteenth to the mid twentieth Centuries were completely
redone in a new, thematic exhibition. The building is too small to display more than a tantalizing sample of ...