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National Gallery in Prague

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just wonderful

don't be put off by the building, 70's functional communist era. Inside is a wonderful, informative... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Steve R
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London, United Kingdom
An excellent collection of Czech Art as well as other treasures

The museum has the definitive collection of Czech Art, organized chronologically, very... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Reuel_Tidhar
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Dukelskych hrdinu 47, Prague 170 00, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

don't be put off by the building, 70's functional communist era. Inside is a wonderful, informative collection of Check / Bohemian art from the past 250 years. Curation is so good, the space light & relaxing. Don't miss the cafe either, great food at local...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 3 January 2018

The museum has the definitive collection of Czech Art, organized chronologically, very comprehensive, though somewhat skimpy when it comes to the Communist years and the impact of Socialist Realism on Czech artists and on Czech arts under the Nazis. Excellent collection of Czech cubism, works...More

Thank Reuel_Tidhar
Reviewed 2 January 2018

The industrial exterior belies the art treasures hiding inside. This museum is not to be missed. The number of pieces on display is incredible. You can do it one of two ways: pay the combined price that includes the temporary exhibits as well as the...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

This art museum is large and filled with many different periods of art. There is a decent amount of Mucha originals to see as well as many other famous Czech and Slovak artists. If you are a local or in town long enough I would...More

Thank Must_Love_Prague
Reviewed 30 October 2017

If you love art from the impressionist, cubist, abstract etc. don't miss this museum. I couldn't believe how many Rodins and Picasso's they have! and many other artists of "Modern Art" loved the airy setting with lots of light. and then there is this lovely...More

Thank Janet W
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

My friends and I really enjoyed our visit to this gallery. I liked the sculptures especially by Rodin and all the works by the French Impressionists. The Czech art was really good too. There's a lot of space and a lot to see. Allow a...More

Thank AngelaHook_Hampshire
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This is a local recommendation that holds a very extensive collection of Czech artists. It it extremely large and like a ghost town. The displays of art were boring and the art itself was made with many dark colors for the most part. We spent...More

Thank Lv2T
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We defy anyone to see everything in this massive gallery in one day. We spent 5 hours and still only saw part of it. Four floors of permanent exhibition plus lots of temporary exhibits. The Czexh art to 1930 was fascinating, introducing us to some...More

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I love art museums and have been to Prague many times. But this time i tried something off the beaten path and so glad i did. If you are an art lover , you will be totally. Alone in this museum..which i so different from...More

Thank jetapilot
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Veletržní palác is perhaps not for everyone. I went to art school once and I love to see how the visual arts can be explored in many ways. The Veletržní palác can not be a better example of this. First it is off the beaten...More

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Reem A
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Response from Dale47_11 | Reviewed this property |
The National Gallery is called Veletrzni Palac. It is definitely my favourite in Prague. It is home to some amazing paintings of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. I only found one Van Gogh "Green Corn". Lots of Gauguin... More
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i heard it is being repaired ... and it might still last a long time
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I just did it this morning. I'm actually sitting in the museum right now. You walk about 2 blocks to the Palladium shopping center and catch the number 6 tram (on the side of the shopping center). You go three stops. Get... More
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