Prague National Museum


The Czech Republic It is a country where you have a multitude of cities and places to discover and that have great beauty, in addition to the fact that a large part of them have great historical, artistic or cultural interest. In Prague, the country's capital, you can find many of these sites. One of them is the Prague National Museum, where scientific, natural and historical collections are exhibited. It was founded in 1818 with the aim of improving its own identity and becoming an active part of the European Community in terms of culture and art.

Inside of the National Museum You can find five specialized institutes: the Museum of Natural Sciences, the Historic museum, the National Museum Library, the Náprstek Museum of Asia and the Czech Museum of Music. Five great museums in one and where you can find from works of art to unique pieces of collectibles. Here you will find very important documents from natural history, prehistory, the country's own history and some that also come from abroad.

It houses very important documents and materials in fields such as mineralogy, geology, paleontology, hydrobiology, botany, zoology, anthropology, prehistory, archeology, ethnography, Czech history, theater history, Asian culture, musicology or bibliology. Without a doubt, a very complete place where you can learn a lot on each of the visits you make.

The main building is at the top of the Wenceslas Square It was built between 1885 and 1891. A bomb caused a lot of damage to the structure during World War II, but fortunately the collections were not damaged and it could be reopened two years later. A place worth visiting as you will see works of art from different fields, as well as enjoying the architecture of each of its buildings.

NATIONAL MUSEUM - Prague, Czech Republic (main building) (July 2020)


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