International Day of Museums and Galleries 2007

Impressive staircase in the main building of the National Museum in Prague International day of museums and galleries is celebrated all over the world. Its aim is to point out the importance of these cultural institutions in our lives. It’s been celebrated on 18th May since 1977 (several museums and galleries celebrate it at the weekend 19th and 20th May).

The National Museum in Prague is open on Sunday 20th for free. The Prague City Museum (Na Porici 52 street) is open on Saturday 19th May for a symbolic fee of 1 CZK. Other museums open for free on 18th May are the Czech Police Museum (Ke Karlovu 1 street), the Museum of Decorative Arts (17. listopadu 2 street) and the National Museum of Agriculture Prague (Kostelni 44 street). The Pedagogical museum J. A. Comenius (Valdstejnska 20 street) is without the entrance fee on Saturday 19th May.

On Friday 18th May you can also visit several galleries for free (admission fee may be only asked for guided tours). It includes St Agnes of Bohemia Convent, The House of the Black Madonna, St George’s Convent, Sternberg Palace, Trade Fair Palace or Kinsky Palace.

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