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Lobkowicz Palace
Hradcany & Letna. Historic Sites, Specialty Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Museums, things to do in Prague
Over 700 years of Czech and European history contained within the oldest and largest privately-owned art collection in the Czech Republic. World-famous paintings by Brueghel, Canaletto, Velazquez; ceramics spanning five centuries; and an exceptional collections of arms and armor. Other highlights include hand annotated manuscripts by many of the 17th – 19th centuries, including Beethoven, Haydn and Mozart.

National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror
Nove Mesto (New Town). Military Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Sights & Landmarks, Museums, things to do in Prague
This museum tells the story of brave Czech paratroopers who killed SS-Obergrupenführer Reinhard Heydrich in the Operation Anthropoid. Jan Kubiš and Josef Gabčík escaped to this church and the crypt under the church together with five more paratroopers and 20 days later they died here in battle against 700 Nazi soldiers.

National Gallery in Prague
Stare Mesto (Old Town). Art Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Museums, things to do in Prague
National Gallery in Prague with six building in Prague:
Trade Fair Palace, Dukelských hrdinů 47, Prague 7
Convent of St. Agnes of Bohemia, U Milosrdných 17, Prague 1
Sternberg Palace, Hradčanské náměstí 15, Prague 1
Schwarzenberg Palace, Hradčanské náměstí 2, Prague 1
Salm Palace, Hradčanské náměstí 2, Prague 1
Kinský Palace, Staroměstské náměstí 12, Prague 1

Trade Fair Palace (Veletrzni Palac)
Neighborhood: Praha 7. Specialty Museums, Museums, things to do in Prague
The National Gallery’s collection of ‘Art of the 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries’ is spread out over four floors and is a strong contender for Prague’s best museum. It has an unexpectedly rich collection of world masters, including works from Van Gogh, Picasso, Schiele, Klimt and on and on, but the holdings of Czech interwar abstract, surrealist and cubist art are worth the trip alone.

Wallenstein Palace Gardens
Mala Strana (Little Quarter). Specialty Museums, Gardens, Museums, Nature & Parks, things to do in Prague
Located on the grounds of the magnificent Waldstein Palace, this elegant 17th-century garden is designed in the baroque style with classical bronze statues and gurgling fountains.

National Technical Museum
Neighborhood: Praha 7. Specialty Museums, Science Museums, Museums, things to do in Prague
The Museum has built an extensive collection documenting the development of many technical fields, natural and exact sciences and industry. Unique collection items can be viewed in 14 permanent exhibitions as well as temporary exhibitions.

Jewish Museum in Prague
Josefov. History Museums, Museums, things to do in Prague
This historic pre-war Jewish neighborhood now stands as a silent memorial to its people.

Franz Kafka Muzeum
Mala Strana (Little Quarter). Specialty Museums, Museums, things to do in Prague
Multimedia exhibit of Kafka memorabilia that includes photographs and original letters.

Mucha Museum
Nove Mesto (New Town). Art Museums, Museums, things to do in Prague
A museum devoted to the work of internationally known Art Noveau artist Alphonse Mucha.