The Brno Technical Museum illustrates the development of science and technology in almost thirty different fields - beginning in the industrial age and ending in the modern computer age. Various artefacts are included in the collections providing an insight into the history and manufacturing of motor vehicles in Moravia, an illustrated use of water mills, pumps and turbines, a display of one of the first Parsons turbines to be used in Europe, and also a look into the history of aviation in the Czech Republic. Website in Czech, English and German.
Rada vědeckých společností České republiky / Council of Scientific Societies of the Czech Republic
At present the Council of Scientific Societies of the Czech Republic coordinates 72 scientific societies, representing natural science, medical, social, and technical sciences. They have approximately 34 000 members. Scientific Societies represent an important platform, both within particular fields and in inter-disciplinary terms. They are the only institutions bringing together experts from universities, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, and other departmental research institutions. The Societies are a place for the professionals to meet the public interested in a given field, they are open to students of all school levels and provide them with a possibility of informal meetings with scientists and teachers. The Societies are often of inter-disciplinary character, and some of their scientific interests are even not represented in academic or other scientific institutions. Website in Czech and English. Národní 3 110 00 Praha 1
The Ecotechnical Museum is located in the heritage site of the Old Sewage Plant that is one of the important objects comprising our industrial architecture. The museum provides tours through the lower chambers of the plant, where visitors have the opportunity of learning more about the history of sewage and water purification. Website in Czech, English and German.
Muzeum Stará Čistírna Papírenská 6 160 00 Praha 6 - Bubeneč
Husitské muzeum v Táboře / Hussite Museum in Tabor
The Hussite Museum in Tabor is amongst the larger museums in the country, and is one of the most visited museums in the Czech Republic. To its visitors, it offers three permanent exhibitions in Tabor, three in Sobeslav and two in Veseli nad Luznici. Apart from these, it also offers visits to several historical buildings in these localities, and several temporary exhibitions. The Museum has in its collections more than half a million items, many of which are of international significance. The Museum has several departments, covering the areas of humanities and natural science, and publishes periodicum Husite Tabor. Website in Czech, English and German. Náměstí Mikuláše z Husi 44 390 01 Tábor
Present at the establishment of the Jewish Museum in Prague in 1906 were the historian Dr. Hugo Lieben and Dr. Augustin Stein, the representative of the Czech Jewish movement and later head of the Prague Jewish Community. The collapse of the communist regime in 1989 created the necessary conditions that led to a change in the Museum´s status. On October 1, 1994, the Museum buildings and collections were returned to the Jewish Community of Prague and the Federation of Jewish Communities in the Czech Republic respectively. At the same time, the Jewish Museum took on new life as a non-state organization. Website in Czech, English and many other world languages. U Staré školy 1 110 00 Praha 1
The aim of the Lidice Memorial is to take care of permanent preservation of the remembrance of the town of Lidice and the suffering of its residents who in 10. 6. 1942 became the victims of Nazi violence and to keep the name of the Lidice village as "A World Symbol of all Victims of War Crimes". The "Lidice Area” was proclaimed a National cultural monument on March 30 1962 (A ČSR government resolution no.251/62). By a Government order no. 262/1995 it was proclaimed a national cultural monument. Website in Czech, English, German and Russian. Tokajická 152 273 54 Lidice
Moravská galerie v Brně / Moravian Gallery in Brno
The Moravian Gallery in Brno, the second largest art museum in the Czech Republic, is exceptional for the wide range of artistic disciplines it covers. It is the only institution in the country that collects visual art, focused on painting, drawing, graphic art and sculpture – from the past and the present – as well as photography, applied art and design. Website in Czech and English. Husova 18 662 26 Brno
Moravské zemské muzeum - Oddělení dějin divadla / Moravian Provincial Museum - Department of Theatre History
The museum is a study, documentation, research and a cultural centre specialising in theatre in Moravia. Its collections include: stage design, iconography, manuscripts, photographs, audio and video recordings, marionettes, puppets, etc. Website in Czech and English. Kapucínské nám. 8 659 37 Brno
Muzeum knižní vazby v Lokti / Museum of Bookbinding in Loket
The city of Loket opened the Museum of Bookbinding as a permanent exhibit in the Black Tower in 2001. Artistic bookbinders and Loket residents, Jan and Jarmila Sobota, were invited to create the museum by former Loket mayor Jan Hadrava. The project received the support from the City Council and representatives as well as the full support of the current mayor Jiri Kolarik. Website in Czech only. Městská radnice Náměstí T. G. Masaryka 1 357 33 Loket