Exhibition of historical dolls in Prague

Dolls were popular in old Egypt and even nowadays there are still a part of our (especially women’s) childhood. A new exhibition in City of Prague Museum in Florenc shows more then 600 models of dolls made from the second half of 19th century to the 50’s of 20th century.

The exhibition is called Our grandmothers’ dolls and displays dolls made of cloth, felt, wood, paper, porcelain and celluloid. Dolls used to be dressed according to the latest fashion, at the turn of 19th and 20th century they started to be made with child features. Some dolls are only a centimeter long, which makes them really special. The exhibition contains also small models of furniture for dolls or dolls of these dolls.

The exhibition is open in the main building of City of Prague Museum (Na Porici 52), in the hall no. 8, until 25th February 2007. The museum is open daily (except Monday) from 9:00 to 18:00. Full entrance fee is 80 CZK, reduction fee (students, seniors, disabled people) 30 CZK, family fee 160 CZK, children 0-6 years old entrance free. Every first Thursday in the month museum is open until 20:00 for 1 CZK.

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