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Puppet Museum (Muzeum Loutek)

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What a fantastic museum. Well worth a visit, even if you think puppets are not for you. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Very well located in the main square, near S Bartholomeo Cathedral, the museum tells the history of... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
marioss1965
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fantastic museum. Well worth a visit, even if you think puppets are not for you. The exhibition is well set out, with good explanations in English, but most of all it is great fun and doesn't take itself too seriously. There is clearly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Very well located in the main square, near S Bartholomeo Cathedral, the museum tells the history of the tradition of puppets in the country. There are several exhibitions and interactive attractions that are enjoyable for adults and children. There is a very organized place that...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

This puppet museum looked really cool. Once inside, it was really magical. $3 (60czk). There are 3 floors of the history of marionettes and the people who promoted the puppet theatre. There was an interactive room to play with the marionettes, which was so fun!...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Very unique and definitely worth the visit. My son loved it. It is very well made and interactive. Also the play activities at the cafe are great and gives you the time to have a quiet coffee while children playing.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Museum is sited in the centrum of Pilsen, a beautiful city with an old history. Puppets museum is not so big, but introduce in the history of medieval theatre. After seeing a lot of pupets and dols you have opportunity to play with them. Recommend!

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

We visited the museum with our children in age 2 and 5. I didn't expect much, the more I have been surprised. The museum has a big collection of puppets since history till present. I really enjoyed the time there, even I am not a...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Jan D
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

The Loutek puppet museum on the main square in Pilsen warrants about one hour at maximum, it is not enormous. That is a good thing, for me. I was not bored and found the museum very interesting. The displays have good signage and narrative. There...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Peter L
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Woderful for childern. We visited it with our grandchildren for 3 times and rhey love this museum. You can see puppies, you can see films with them and you can play performance with them. It is great.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Jana O
Reviewed 3 October 2015

As I am in to puppets for my work I thought a quick trip inside would be good. It was amazing. The full history all planned out in great easy style. All can be done in English with ease. Staff didn't speak much English but...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 25 July 2015

It's a great place to visit both for adults and kids. There are games to partecipate too in the garden and on the last floor you can play with actual puppets and marionettes. There is also a little bar in the garden.

Date of experience: June 2015
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