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Czech Museum of Music

Karmelitska 2/4, 118 00 Praha 1, Prague, Czech Republic
+420 257 327 285
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“on display” (8 reviews)
Karmelitska 2/4, 118 00 Praha 1, Prague, Czech Republic
Praha 1
+420 257 327 285
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Although mentioned almost in passing in guidebooks, this fairly large building is a gem "hiding in plain view". It displays a large collection of instruments from several centuries arranged by families. Delightful to see the evolutionary tree including many dead-ends. There are also listening stations...More

Thank Jojo M
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Went (was dragged) here by my partner on weekend break in Prague. Lady on ticket desk was very frosty but the actual staff inside were fine and If playing music is your thing - then this is the place for you. You start upstairs and...More

1  Thank DoctorFeelgoodDorset
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I walked by this museum for three years when I lived in Prague and never visited. So when I returned I made it a point to visit and i was not disappointed. The instruments and displays were beautifully done. All of the displays were very...More

Thank Christopher J
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent place to know a huge variety of musical instruments and the story and the sound of them in the audios, in this season is also included another exhibition about the music and its relation to the literature, very interesting if you are a music...More

Thank José de Jesús P
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Great museum featuring all sorts of instruments and showcasing different sounds. In addition to viewing musical instruments, people can listen to recordings of them and sounds. The museum is very old and probably in need of some upgrading... It also includes a few darker themes,...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I'll admit, we stumbled upon this museum because another museum we were trying to visit was closed for holiday. However, it was really interesting! My son is a musician, so he has an inherent interest... but even for my husband who is not particularly musical,...More

Thank K H
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I came to Prague specifically for the music scene, and I wasn't dissapointed. My boyfriend took me here on a weekend afternoon, and we managed to spend the whole day enjoying the special exhibit they had up, and all their beautiful instruments and pieces. I...More

1  Thank dakotahoffy
Reviewed 23 May 2017

music lovers need to see this, czech has such a music tradition, this overlooked music has some great instruments, and highlight the music history

1  Thank donald r
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Although in central Prague, this museum was almost completely deserted by tourists when I visited. It is in a beautiful old building and houses a fine collection of musical instruments from the16th century to the modern day. These are very well displayed and there are...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I should qualify that! The small exhibit of Dvorak's "Rusalka" was splendid, but it will only be there to the end of April. The rind of the first floor, however, if filled with instruments. If you've never met a museum of instruments you didn't like,...More

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