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 in this small permanent exhibition.

The exhibition is 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 American Ladies' 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.

Opening hours

Monday closed
Tuesday 10:00  -  18:00
Wednesday 09:00  -  18:00
Thursday 10:00  -  18:00
Friday 10:00  -  18:00
Saturday 10:00  -  18:00
Sunday 10:00  -  18:00

Adjusting the opening hours

24. 12. 2022 closed
25. 12. 2022 10:00  -  18:00
26. 12. 2022 10:00  -  18:00
31. 12. 2022 10:00  -  18:00
1. 1. 2023 closed

Entrance fees

Tickets can be purchased on-line or at the box office.

Whole building

Adult 120 CZK
Reduced Reduced:
– senior citizens over the age of 65
– juveniles 15–18 years old
– holders of ISIC or ITIC cards
– high school and university students upon presentation of a student identity card
80 CZK
School excursions School excursions (15–26 years):
– organized school groups with pedagogical support
– 3 members of the teaching staff free of charge
40 CZK
Children up to 15 years Only accompanied by an adult FREE ADMISSION

The e-ticket is valid for 30 days from the day of purchase for a one time entry.

Free admission (tickets only available at the box office): children from children’s homes or SOS children’s villages; holders of physical disability cards (ZTP, ZTP/P and people accompanying them); holders of cards: ICOM, Slovak National Museum, the National Museum Society, Benefit card of the European GNSS Agency – the Ministry of Transport, Prague Card, employee of a contributory organization of the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic (+ 3 pers.)

Additional information about tickets


Photography and filming for non-commercial purposes and without the use of flash and tripod included in the ticket price.

Please bring tickets purchased on-line (valid for 30 days from the date of purchase for a one time entry) printed or stored on your mobile phone.

The ticket must be kept for the duration of the entire visit.

Purchased tickets cannot be returned or changed.

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