The personality of Vojta Náprstek is part of the Náprstek Museum's permanent exhibitions.
The life and work of Vojta Náprastek – founder of the Náprstek Museum, Prague patron, promoter of women’s education and progress in general – are presented on twelve exhibition panels.
The individual panels are devoted to: his family; his studies and the 1848 revolutions; his emigration to and life in America; the founding of a library after returning from the U.S.A.; the founding and activities of the Ladies' American Club; the founding of the Museum of Industry; his contacts with Czech and expatriate society; his relationships with travellers; and the subsequent development of the museum.
Texts are accompanied by period illustrations, photographs and copies of archive material.
The Náprstek Museum Library:
Tue and Thu 9 AM–12 AM
Wed 1 PM–4 PM
You can buy your ticket here (on-line is available full price and family ticket only).
Groups: 10% discount from the standard admission fee - for an organised group of 30 or more people with collective paymen (except for school groups).
Free admission: Children up to 6 years; children from children’s homes or SOS children’s villages; holders of physical disability cards (ZTP/P) and people accompanying them; ICOM, ICOMOS, the National Museum Society; holders of the Benefit card of the European GNSS Agency – the Ministry of Transport, Prague Card.
Filming, taking photos (no flash) for noncommercial use - free with valid ticket.
The ticket must be kept for the duration of the visit.