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Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague

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You must see the Koudelka exhibition there

The museum does not offer rich permanent collection on show (yet), but some of the temporary... read more

Reviewed today
Marie B
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Prague, Czech Republic
Koudelka Photo exhibit

This museum has the Czech photographer exhibit now and this exhibit is extensive and very very... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Harold B
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Nahant, Massachusetts
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The Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague collects and preserves for future generations — in both national and international contexts — examples of historical and contemporary crafts, as well as applied arts and design. We believe in harmony between...more
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17. listopadu 2, Praha 1, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
Staré Město (Old Town)
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Reviewed today

The museum does not offer rich permanent collection on show (yet), but some of the temporary exhibits are great. The best I have been to, by far, is the Josef Koudelka, Returns photo show, a review of all his works. Especially fascinating are his 1960s...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

This museum has the Czech photographer exhibit now and this exhibit is extensive and very very good HB

Thank Harold B
Radka P, Manažer komunikace at Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 10 July 2018

While this beautiful building is recently extensively renovated showing a rich art deco style inner decoration, the permanent exhibition is still not rearranged and as a result closed (probably until 2019) - something even the official website of the museum does not say (and is...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

Amazing building but for about £16 English a waste of money. Some lovely dolls houses from London on loan. A few other exhibits and loads of photos. Don,t bother wish we had,nt

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Like others who have reviewed, I really came to see the glass and other decorative arts. But we did like the three special exhibits that were there, especially the photographs from the 1968 uprising.

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Radka P, Manažer komunikace at Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Hello, we are sorry, we were close. Our permanent exhibition is in process, opening is planning for Autumn next year.

Reviewed 27 June 2018

A morning in this museum was to have been one of the long awaited highlights of our trip to Prague. After the building’s lengthy renovation we could not wait to see the fabulous collection again and drink coffee in its atmospheric cafe. Imagine if the...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Excellent reconstruction and repair of the building itself but resulting in a total loss of the permanent exhibition of glass, clocks, clothes etc. The themed temporary exhibitions were no substitution and have very little to do with the name of the museum. The new cafe...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Very nice building, which is the only positive thing to say as the collection compared to Berlin or London, is so small as not worth your time or money to visit. Unfortunately they blocked the view into the Jewish Cemetery which could have improved the...More

Thank CJB1603
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We expected to find "decorative arts" however, this museum now has only three "special" exhibits and do not display any of their permanent collection. There is an excellent photographic display by a well known Moravian photographer; an exhibit on soviet apartment "architecture??" and the third...More

Thank Janet P
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Don't waste your or money visiting this museum--they have removed ALL the glass and textiles during renovation and substituted some very poor exhibitions of doll houses, architecture and photography. They are still charging full price to visit and not telling us that they don't have...More

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Response from Nick L | Reviewed this property |
Cannot help with the question, but I can say that the exhibition at the Municipal House of works from the Museum of Decorative Arts is excellent.
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Response from Willy L | Reviewed this property |
Umeleckoprumyslove museum (Museum of Decorative Arts) is the edifice adjacent to Old Jewish cemetery, opposite the Rudolfinum. Unlike the Modern arts, this is showing not only final products but you can learn about the... More
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