Dear visitors,
on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, the Historical Building of the National Museum will be OPEN ONLY FROM 2 PM to 6 PM for operational reasons. The New building will be open according to the regular opening hours from 10 am to 6 pm.
We apologize and thank you for your understanding.

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

We recommend purchasing a timed ticket to the Children's Museum on-line (in order to reserve a time slot). Tickets to the Museum Complex can also be purchased in mobile app, self-service ticket machine or at the box office in the Historical or New Building.

If the capacity of the building is full, access is temporarily suspended. That usually happens at weekends around noon, on holidays. Priority entrace for ticket-holders. The usual waiting time is 30–45 minutes.

1. The Museum complex + Baroque in Bavaria and Bohemia exhibition

Adult 400 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 (up to 26 years)
250 CZK
Children up to 15 years Only accompanied by an adult FREE ADMISSION
School excursions up to 15 years School excursions (up to 15 years):
– organized school groups with pedagogical support
– 3 members of the teaching staff free of charge
– it is not possible to reserve a visit time, tickets only at the ticket office
FREE ADMISSION
School excursions 15–26 years School excursions (15–26 years):
– organized school groups with pedagogical support
– 3 members of the teaching staff free of charge
– it is not possible to reserve a visit time, tickets only at the ticket office
100 CZK/PERSON

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 disability cards and people accompanying them; holders of cards: ICOM, Slovak National Museum, Benefit card of the European GNSS Agency – the Ministry of Transport, Prague Card, CoolPass

Visiting rules of the Museum Complex of the National Museum

Adult 280 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 (up to 26 years)
180 CZK
Children up to 15 years Only accompanied by an adult FREE ADMISSION
School excursions up to 15 years School excursions (up to 15 years):
– organized school groups with pedagogical support
– 3 members of the teaching staff free of charge
– it is not possible to reserve a visit time, tickets only at the ticket office
FREE ADMISSION
School excursions 15–26 years School excursions (15–26 years):
– organized school groups with pedagogical support
– 3 members of the teaching staff free of charge
– it is not possible to reserve a visit time, tickets only at the ticket office
40 CZK/PERSON

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 disability cards and people accompanying them; holders of cards: ICOM, Slovak National Museum, Benefit card of the European GNSS Agency – the Ministry of Transport, Prague Card, CoolPass

Visiting rules of the Museum Complex of the National Museum

Adult 180 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 (up to 26 years)
100 CZK
Children up to 15 years Only accompanied by an adult FREE ADMISSION
School excursions up to 15 years School excursions (up to 15 years):
– organized school groups with pedagogical support
– 3 members of the teaching staff free of charge
– it is not possible to reserve a visit time, tickets only at the ticket office
FREE ADMISSION
School excursions 15–26 years School excursions (15–26 years):
– organized school groups with pedagogical support
– 3 members of the teaching staff free of charge
– it is not possible to reserve a visit time, tickets only at the ticket office
60 CZK/PERSON

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 disability cards and people accompanying them; holders of cards: ICOM, Slovak National Museum, Benefit card of the European GNSS Agency – the Ministry of Transport, Prague Card, CoolPass

Visiting rules of the Museum Complex of the National Museum

Adult 200 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 (up to 26 years)
120 CZK
Children up to 15 years Only accompanied by an adult FREE ADMISSION
School excursions up to 15 years School excursions (up to 15 years):
– organized school groups with pedagogical support
– 3 members of the teaching staff free of charge
– it is not possible to reserve a visit time, tickets only at the ticket office
FREE ADMISSION
School excursions 15–26 years School excursions (15–26 years):
– organized school groups with pedagogical support
– 3 members of the teaching staff free of charge
– it is not possible to reserve a visit time, tickets only at the ticket office
60 CZK/PERSON

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 disability cards and people accompanying them; holders of cards: ICOM, Slovak National Museum, Benefit card of the European GNSS Agency – the Ministry of Transport, Prague Card, CoolPass

Visiting rules of the Museum Complex of the National Museum

Adult 370 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 (up to 26 years)
270 CZK
Children up to 15 years Only accompanied by an adult 120 CZK

The Children's Museum is intended for children from 4 years old, only accompanied by an adult. To enter the Children's Museum, it is necessary to purchase one of the 90-minute time slots (10:15–11:45, 12:15–13:45, 14:15–15:45, 16:15–17:45). After it ends at the time indicated on the ticket, it is necessary to leave the premises. Please arrive at the entrance no earlier than 15 minutes before it starts (New building, 2nd floor).
The e-ticket to the Museum Complex 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 disability cards and people accompanying them; holders of cards: ICOM, Slovak National Museum, Benefit card of the European GNSS Agency – the Ministry of Transport, Prague Card, CoolPass

Visiting rules of the Museum Complex of the National Museum

Single entrance fee – Intended for children aged 4 and over
– Children under 15 only accompanied by an adult
120 CZK
School excursions up to 15 years (group of 5–30 pupils) School excursions (up to 15 years):
– organized school groups with pedagogical support
– 3 members of the teaching staff free of charge (when entering the Children's Museum, it is necessary to prove affiliation to the school, e.g. a list of names
100 CZK/PERSON
School excursions up to 15 years – pedagogical support (max. 3 persons)
– applies exclusively to pedagogical support of a school group (max. 3 persons)
– when entering the Children's Museum, it is necessary to prove affiliation with the school (e.g. a list of names of pupils and teachers with a school stamp)
FREE ADMISSION

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The entrance is located in the New Building. The Children's Museum is intended for children from 4 years old, only accompanied by an adult. It is not possible to enter with a pushchair, please leave it in the cloakroom.

To enter the Children's Museum, it is necessary to purchase one of the 90-minute time slots (10:15–11:45, 12:15–13:45, 14:15–15:45, 16:15–17:45). After it ends at the time indicated on the ticket, it is necessary to leave the premises. Please arrive at the entrance no earlier than 15 minutes before it starts (New building, 2nd floor).
You can enter the Children's Museum at any time during your time slot.

Free admission (tickets only available at the box office): children from children’s homes or SOS children’s villages; holders of disability cards and people accompanying them; holders of cards: ICOM, Slovak National Museum, Benefit card of the European GNSS Agency – the Ministry of Transport, Prague Card, CoolPass

Gift voucher 350 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.

The gift voucher does not apply to the Children's Museum, Czech Press Photo and Baroque in Bavaria and Bohemia exhibition.

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

Free admission (tickets only available at the box office): children from children’s homes or SOS children’s villages; holders of disability cards and people accompanying them; holders of cards: ICOM, Slovak National Museum, Benefit card of the European GNSS Agency – the Ministry of Transport, Prague Card, CoolPass


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.

Exhibitions in the building

By the White Track

New Building of the National Museum
An exhibition organized on the occasion of the 120th anniversary of the founding of the Czech Ski Association

Baroque in Bavaria and Bohemia

Historical Building of the National Museum
Come to the Historical Building of the National Museum to admire a number of the rarest artworks of baroque of Czech and Bavarian provenance from the 17th and 18th centuries that have not been exhibited yet.

Czech Press Photo 2023

New Building of the National Museum
Photos of the winners of the last year of Czech Press Photo again in the National Museum!

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. 

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.

Children's Museum

New Building of the National Museum
Come with your children to the long-term exhibition, which encourages discovery, imagination and creativity! The extensive exhibition offers new perspectives on nature, people and their creations through interactive exhibits and game elements.

Moments of History

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

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 building is wheelchair accessible with the exception of the dome and the upper floors of the Children's Museum. Barrier-free access to the Historical Building leads through the visitor entrance of the New Building, the cafe and the connecting passageway. There are wheelchair-accessible lifts on both sides of the exit from the connecting corridor in the Historical Building. A wheelchair can be rented in the cloakrooms of the Historical and New Buildings.

Parking for disabilty cards holders

The parking space for holders of disability cards is located in the basement of the Historical Building (at sidewalk level), across the left side entrance from Vinohradská street. If you are interested in parking in a reserved space in the Historical Building, you must write to nm@nm.cz AT LEAST 1 WORKING DAY BEFORE THE PLANNED VISIT. Please include the name, date and time of expected arrival and vehicle registration number in the e-mail and wait for the booking confirmation.

Entrance with a pushchair

For safety reasons, it is not possible to enter the Children's Museum with a pushchair. To enter the Museum Complex with a pushchair, use the entrance to the New Building. Continue to the Historical Building through the cafe and the connecting corridor.

Changing table

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

Kids' Corner

In the New Building, it is located on the 4th floor in the History of the 20th century long-term exhibition. We recommend a visit to the Children's Museum on the 2nd floor of the New Building with a special ticket.

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