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January 2001

Metallurgy

January 1, 2001 @ 12:00 pm - January 1, 2026 @ 11:59 pm
National Technical Museum, Kostelní 42
Prague,Czech Republic
‎Kč130.0 – ‎Kč470.0

The exposition of metallurgical history titled _Metals – the Path of Civilization_ presents the technical and historical development of metallurgy, and its relationship with community life, influenced most of all by iron. For that reason, the exhibit focuses primarily on ironworking. Development of iron-processing equipment is documented by a rebuilt Slavic smelter from the 9th century, and an original iron-mill. The development of iron metallurgy in all its phases is presented by a series of both models and authentic original…

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Mining

January 1, 2001 @ 12:00 pm - January 1, 2026 @ 11:59 pm
National Technical Museum, Kostelní 42
Prague,Czech Republic
‎Kč130.0 – ‎Kč470.0

The new exposition of mining history showcases the development of mining, from Paleolithic to modern times. The greater part of the exhibit shows mining technology and various mining techniques used throughout history. A new segment of the exposition focuses on mining machinery and equipment, with emphasis on mine engineering. Traditionally, the most important items in the exposition are the mockups of ore- and coal-mines from the 1950s, with an area of 350 square meters (3800 square feet), which comprises a…

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Chemistry Around Us

January 1, 2001 @ 12:00 pm - January 1, 2026 @ 11:59 pm
National Technical Museum, Kostelní 42
Prague,Czech Republic
‎Kč130.0 – ‎Kč470.0

The goal of the _Chemistry Around Us_ exposition is to show chemistry in a context of which many of us are not aware. Many items that we handle every day, many processes that we take for granted, were born in a chemist's workshop, in test tubes, and in developmental, technological and industrial laboratories. The exposition also presents noteworthy pioneers in the field of chemistry, like the work of noted Czech chemist Jaroslav Heyrovský, who received the 1959 Nobel prize for…

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Measurement of Time

January 1, 2001 @ 12:00 pm - January 1, 2026 @ 11:59 pm
National Technical Museum, Kostelní 42
Prague,Czech Republic
‎Kč130.0 – ‎Kč470.0

The _Measurement of Time_ exposition contains elementary time-measuring devices, like sundials, waterclocks, fireclocks, hourglasses and mechanical clocks, as well as electric and electronic devices, and finally, clocks based on quantum principles. The exposition covers domestic development of clocks, whose beginnings are documented as far back as the Luxembourg monarchy. During the 19th century, technology in this country kept pace with the newest technological advancements in the field. Much of this was the due to the efforts of Josef Božek and…

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Household Appliances

January 1, 2001 @ 12:00 pm - January 1, 2026 @ 11:59 pm
National Technical Museum, Kostelní 42
Prague,Czech Republic
‎Kč130.0 – ‎Kč470.0

The new exposition gives a retrospective look into several "snapshots" of specific time periods, from the present back to the mid-19th century. Sections of the exposition are grouped based on specific selected properties. Visitors will see various technological fields represented by collections items in their characteristic settings. Another part of the exposition is the emphasis on presentation of the actual manufacturers of domestic appliances available during specific time periods. Finally, the exposition informs visitors how the various appliances were available…

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Intercamera

January 1, 2001 @ 12:00 pm - January 1, 2026 @ 11:59 pm
National Technical Museum, Kostelní 42
Prague,Czech Republic
‎Kč130.0 – ‎Kč470.0

The new exposition titled _Space, Color and Movement (Prostor, barva a pohyb)_ continues from the _Photographic Studio_ exhibit, displaying photographic techniques. Building on that exhibit allowed us to expand the exhibition of photography into new areas: reconstruction of space perception, capturing color pictures and capturing motion, shown in this new part. In the latter half of the 19th century, stereoscopic photographs became widespread, filling an important function in news, entertainment and education. The exhibit acquaints visitors with both current and…

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January 2013

Synagogue Silver from Bohemia and Moravia

January 1, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - May 1, 2029 @ 11:59 pm
Spanish Synagogue, Vězeňská 1
Prague,Czech Republic

The silver collection of the Jewish Museum in Prague comprises over 6,000 objects made by thirteen generations of goldsmiths and silversmiths from Central Europe. Its current form shows the influence of various historical events that left their mark on the amount and types of pieces in the collection. In the past, silver objects were appreciated not only for their artistic value, but primarily for the amount of precious metal that could be used for other purposes when required; hence, only…

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January 2016

Architecture, Construction and Design

January 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - December 27, 2026 @ 12:00 am
National Technical Museum, Kostelní 42
Prague,Czech Republic

The Museum of Architecture and Civil Engineering presents the major architectural feats in the Czech lands from the second half of the 19th century to present. Visitors can acquaint themselves here with engineering elements in construction, with the technology for building chain bridges, with the iron construction of roofs and truss bridges. In short, one is provided insight into the most important buildings and the characteristic features of the various orders and styles – Historicist architecture, Art Nouveau, Modernism, Cubism,…

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František Bílek’s Studio

January 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - September 25, 2028 @ 11:59 pm
Villa Bílek, Mickiewiczova 1
Prague,Czech Republic
‎Kč60.0 – ‎Kč120.0
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Astronomy – The most important collection of astronomical instruments in the Czech lands

January 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - March 13, 2028 @ 12:00 am
National Technical Museum, Kostelní 42
Prague,Czech Republic

The Astronomy exhibit is conceived as the infinite space of the universe full of shining stars in the form of unique collection objects. The introductory part of the elliptic arrangement From the History of Understanding Astronomy presents major milestones in the history of astronomy over the past 6,000 years. The oldest object in the collection (nearly 5,000 years) is a meteorite found in 2005 in Argentina at Campo del Cielo in Argentina. The second part of the exhibit From the…

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Pernament exhibition

January 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - May 9, 2028 @ 12:00 am
Stará čistírna odpadních vod v Bubenči, Papírenská 6
Prague,Czech Republic

Tours through the historic area of the Old waste water treatment plant are only possible with a guide (the Old waste water treatment plant isn't a typical museum, it's something like a „technique castle“). The visitors can admire historic premises of the museum incl. remains of original technologies for waste water treatment and connected operations (such as sludge management) or for drive of machines (steam-engine room and boiler-room). To make our tours even more interesting, there are also available some…

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Medieval Art in Bohemia and Central Europe 1200–1550

January 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - November 23, 2028 @ 11:59 pm
Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia, U Milosrdných 17
Prague,Czech Republic
‎Kč120.0 – ‎Kč220.0

The history of the National Gallery in Prague started to be written on 5 February 1796 when a group of significant representatives of the patriotically oriented Czech nobility along with several middle-class intellectuals from the ranks of Enlightenment movement decided (to put it in period terminology) to "elevate the deteriorated taste of the local public." The corporation, which received the title Society of Patriotic Friends of the Arts, then established two important institutions which Prague had, up until then, lacked:…

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European Art from Antiquity to Baroque

January 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - November 7, 2028 @ 11:59 pm
Sternberg palace, Hradčanské náměstí 15
Prague,Czech Republic
‎Kč120.0 – ‎Kč220.0

The history of the National Gallery in Prague started to be written on 5 February 1796 when a group of significant representatives of the patriotically oriented Czech nobility along with several middle-class intellectuals from the ranks of Enlightenment movement decided (to put it in period terminology) to "elevate the deteriorated taste of the local public." The corporation, which received the title Society of Patriotic Friends of the Arts, then established two important institutions which Prague had, up until then, lacked:…

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Art from the Rudolfine Era to the Baroque in Bohemia

January 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - December 18, 2028 @ 11:59 pm
Schwarzenberg palace, Hradčanské náměstí 2
Prague,Czech Republic
‎Kč120.0 – ‎Kč220.0

The history of the National Gallery in Prague started to be written on 5 February 1796 when a group of significant representatives of the patriotically oriented Czech nobility along with several middle-class intellectuals from the ranks of Enlightenment movement decided (to put it in period terminology) to "elevate the deteriorated taste of the local public." The corporation, which received the title Society of Patriotic Friends of the Arts, then established two important institutions which Prague had, up until then, lacked:…

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Art of the 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries

January 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - August 29, 2028 @ 12:00 am
Veletrzni Palace, Dukelských hrdinů 47
Prague,Czech Republic
‎Kč80.0 – ‎Kč150.0

The history of the National Gallery in Prague started to be written on 5 February 1796 when a group of significant representatives of the patriotically oriented Czech nobility along with several middle-class intellectuals from the ranks of Enlightenment movement decided (to put it in period terminology) to "elevate the deteriorated taste of the local public." The corporation, which received the title Society of Patriotic Friends of the Arts, then established two important institutions which Prague had, up until then, lacked:…

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The Central European Modern Art Collection

January 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - June 4, 2028 @ 12:00 am
Kampa Museum, U Sovových mlýnů 2
Prague,Czech Republic

During the 1960s she made a series of trips to Czechoslovakia and other Central and East European countries, including Poland, Hungary and Yugoslavia. During these trips, she visited many artists, purchasing paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints to add to her growing collection. As the years went by, she made lasting friendships with many leading artists from this region and forged close personal bonds, which have survived to this day. The outcome of her interest has been the development of a…

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The František Kupka and Otto Gutfreund Collection

January 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - June 4, 2028 @ 11:59 pm
Kampa Museum, U Sovových mlýnů 2
Prague,Czech Republic

*Two collections of works by two exceptional artists, František Kupka and Otto Gutfreund, form the foundation of both the Jan and Meda Mládek Collection and the permanent exhibition at Museum Kampa.* Since opening in 2003, Museum Kampa has showcased the life and work of František Kupka. Perhaps the most important Czech painter of the 20th century, Kupka spent most of his life in France, but he always maintained contacts with Prague. Museum Kampa has many works by this artist, who…

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History of Cooking and Food Preservation

January 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - June 2, 2027 @ 12:00 am
Museum of Gastronomy, Jakubská 12
Prague,Czech Republic
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The monuments of stone carving in Bohemia from the 11th to 19th Century

January 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - December 7, 2028 @ 12:00 am
Lapidary of the National museum, Výstaviště 422
Prague,Czech Republic
‎Kč10.0 – ‎Kč80.0

The Lapidarium of the National Museum exhibition called “The monuments of stone carving in Bohemia from the 11th to 19th Century” informs visitors about the methods of mining, with the utilisation and processing of rocks used for stone carving, and about the care of damaged stone artefacts in the introductory display cases. In the adjacent halls, the exhibition presents in chronological order, from the end of the 11th to the end of the 19th century, monuments created by the hands…

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Crossroads of Czech and Czechoslovak Statehood

January 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - November 1, 2028 @ 12:00 am
National Memorial on the Vítkov Hill, U Památníku 1900
Prague,Czech Republic

This long – term exhibition called “Crossroads of Czech and Czechoslovak Statehood” captures the important milestones in our 20th century history, which saw remarkable changes in statehood and in the ideological views of the state. The exhibition focuses on five important milestones: the founding of the Czechoslovak Republic in 1918, the period of the Munich Agreement in 1938 and dissolution of Czechoslovakia in 1939, the re-establishment of Czechoslovakia in 1945 and the communist coup d’état three years later, the establishment…

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