National Museum in Prague

The Czech Republic is a country in which you have a multitude of cities and places to discover and that have great beauty, in addition to the fact that most of them have great historical, artistic or cultural interest. In Prague , the capital of the country, you can find many of these places. One of them is the National Museum in Prague , where scientific, natural and historical collections are exhibited. It was founded in 1818 with the aim of improving its own identity and becoming an active part of the European Community as far as culture and art are concerned.

Inside the National Museum you can find five specialized institutes: the Museum of Natural Sciences, the Historical Museum , the Library of the National Museum, the Náprstek Museum of Asia and the Czech Museum of Music . Five great museums in one and in which you can find from works of art to unique collectibles. Here you will find very important documents of natural history, prehistory, the country’s own history and some also that come from abroad.

It houses very important documents and materials in fields such as mineralogy, geology, paleontology , hydrobiology, botany, zoology, anthropology, prehistory , archeology, ethnography, Czech history, theater history , Asian culture, musicology or bibliology . Without a doubt, a very complete place where you can learn a lot in each of the visits you make.

The main building is at the top of Wenceslas Square and was built between 1885 and 1891. A bomb caused a lot of damage to the structure during World War II, but fortunately the collections were undamaged and could be reopened two years later. A place that is worth visiting since you will see works of art from different fields, in addition to enjoying the architecture of each of its buildings.