Five Prague Museums You Don’t Want to Miss

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Jewish Cemetery Prague

Jewish museum

The district Josefovs with many Synagogues, Jewish cemetery etc., is now a museum with a common entrance ticket. The main attraction is Pinkas Synagogue where you can find the names of all Nazi victims including a harrowing collection children’s drawings from the concentration camp Theresienstadt.

Open 9-18 summer, 9-16.30 winter.

www.jewishmuseum.cz

Franz Kafka Museum

The Franz Kafka Museum is nice, but a bit unwieldy about the author of many famous quotes. Suits best for those who have read several of his works and have a passionate interest for his life.

Open 10-16

Address: Cihelna 2b

www.kafkamuseum.cz

Museum Kampa

Museum Kampa has a shining private collection of sculptures and modern art from all over Eastern Europe in a beautiful building right on the banks of the river Vlata.

Open 10-18

Address: U Sovových mlýnu 2

www.museumkampa.cz

Museum of Decorative Arts

The best of Czech arts and crafts during the centuries.

Open Tues 10-17, Wed – Sun 10-18.

Address: 17 listopadu 2

www.upm.cz

Museum of Communism

Showing another side of Prague with the daily life during the often harsh communist years between 1945 – 1989 and lessons learnt.

Open 9-21.

Address: Na Prikope 10

www.muzeumkomunismu.cz