Opening hours

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

Entrance fees

Tickets can be purchased on-line, or at the box office in the Historical or New Building.

The Museum complex + cupola

Adult 250 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
150 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.)

Visiting rules of the Museum Complex of the National Museum

Adult 300 CZK

The gift voucher is valid for 365 days from the date of purchase for a one-time entry to the Museum Complex of the National Museum (i.e. to the Historical and New Buildings, including the dome).

Gift vouchers can also be purchased at all ticket offices of the National Museum.

Free admission: children up to 15 years, 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.)

Exhibitions in the building

Treasures of the Numismatic Collections

Historical Building of the National Museum
The exhibition “Treasures of the Numismatic Collections” presents numismatics both as a science and a collectors’ hobby. 

Famous Czech Composers

Historical Building of the National Museum
Immerse yourselves into life stories of four great composers and their pieces of classical music.

When the Stars Shine

New Building of the National Museum
Personalities of the Czech Thalia awards from the past two centuries

The Earth Is Me

Historical Building of the National Museum
It depends on me what the Earth will be like.

We Will Never Give Up!

Historical Building of the National Museum
Exhibition commemorating the Anthropoid operation and the most important moments of the year 1942.

Museum From the Cellar to the Attic

Historical Building of the National Museum
Take a look at how the National Museum functions as an institution, a historical building, a place for preserving objects of incalculable value and a space associated with many interesting personalities. 

Moments of History

New Building of the National Museum
A unique exhibition in the connecting corridor between the Historical and the New Building of the National Museum

Mouseum

New Building of the National Museum
Welcome to the Mouseum – a relaxation zone inspired by the book The Long Night of the Museum Mouse – and team up with Elvíra the mouse and Emil the pigeon and enter their world full of colour, imagination and playfulness at least for a while.

History of the 20th century

New Building of the National Museum
Discover the new exhibition of the National Museum, which tells the story of Czech modern history from the First World War to the Czech Republic’s accession to the European Union.

The Miracles of Evolution

Historical Building of the National Museum
Visit one of the most modern natural history exhibitions in Europe with the National Museum’s most famous exhibit, the skeleton of a fin whale, and other 1,500 unique objects.

Windows into prehistory

Historical Building of the National Museum
Discover in a completely new long-term exhibition what life in our territory looked like many millions of years ago! You will see 2,000 exhibits, from small fossilized trilobite larvae to giant ammonites and completely new life-size models of prehistoric animals.

History

Historical Building of the National Museum
Let yourself be guided through the history of the Czech lands from the 8th century until the First World War. On a total area of 1,300 m2, you will see 2,000 exhibits that tell a fascinating story of our history.

Halls of Minerals

Historical Building of the National Museum
Visit the most beautiful and interesting minerals from the National Museum's collection, find out how diverse space meteorites and terrestrial tektites and impactites can be, or get acquainted with the phenomenon of mineral fluorescence.

Educational programmes for schools for current exhibitions in the building

There are currently no educational programmes for school groups.

Visit without educational programmes for school groups

Both buildings of the Museum Complex of the National Museum can be visited by school groups during normal opening hours without the need for a prior reservation.

A visit to the History of the 20th century exhibition located in the New Building can be arranged on weekdays except Friday also at 9.15 based on a reservation made a min. of 7 days in advance using the booking form here. At other times, a reservation is not necessary, but we do recommend it to schools.

Tours for other groups

Guided tours for groups – see Guided tours for the public

If you need to issue an invoice for the purchase of a larger number of tickets, please contact the sales department, phone: +420 224 497 125.

Guided tour of the Pantheon of the National Museum

Come and see one of the most beautiful and celebrated halls in our country. Together we will climb a representative staircase to the Pantheon itself, show paintings and sculptures by famous Czech artists, explore the busts and statues of individual historical personalities, and remember their fates. The tour does not include a visit to the cupola.

Guided tours are provided on weekdays to groups of 10–30 people only after prior reservation (7 days in advance!) At +420 224 497 443 or by e-mail vzdelavani@nm.cz.

Service fee:
In English: regular ticket price + 50 CZK (max. 30 persons)
In Czech: regular ticket price + 50 CZK (max. 30 persons)

Duration: 45 min.

Barrier-free entrance

The barrier-free entrance to the Historical Building leads through the New Building entrance, the café and the connecting Passageway. Wheelchair-accessible lifts are situated on both sides of the Passageway exit in the Historical Building. There is one on-site parking space available for disabled visitors in the basement of the Historical Building, via the left side entrance from Vinohradská Street. If you are interested in parking in the Historical Building, please write in advance to nm@nm.cz.

Entrance with a pushchair

To enter with a pushchair, use the entrance to the New Building. Continue to the Historical Building via the café and the connecting Passageway.

Changing table

The Museum Complex is fully equipped with changing tables (located also in men's toilets).

Kids' Corner

In the New Building there is a children's zone Mouseum on the 2nd floor.

Cafe

Bistro National Museum is located in the eastern hall of the Historical Building and on the first floor of the Historical Building at the entrance to the exhibition Windows to Prehistory: open daily from 10 am to 6 pm, as well as in the New Building: open daily 9.30 am–7 pm.

Cloakroom

Cloakrooms are located on the ground floor of both buildings and are free for visitors.

Shop

The museum shops are located in the eastern hall of the Historical Building next to the café and on the first floor of the Historical Building at the entrance to the Windows to Prehistory exhibition, as well as in the New Building at the cash desk on the ground floor of the building. They offer publications of the National Museum, souvenirs of ongoing exhibitions and the building itself, postcards, etc.

Public transport

Metro (subway) line A, C – station Muzeum