The Jewish Museum founded in 1906 is the largest of its kind in Europe and contains a huge collection of sacred Jewish artefacts. The expositions of the Jewish Museum in Prague are located in six historic sites. The Old-New Synagogue (Straronova synagoga) is still used for religious services but the …Read More »
During the Communist era the Jewish Museum was controlled by the Government; later on, after the revolution, it was handed back to the Jewish community in 1994. In total, the museum is made up of six historic sites: The Maisel Synagogue, The Spanish Synagogue, The Pinkas Synagogue, The Old Jewish Cemetery, The Klausen Synagogue and The Ceremonial Hall, all giving visitors a real image of Jewish life and culture in Prague over the centuries – including the tragic years of Nazi occupation and World War II.
Jewish Museum (Židovskė Muzeum)
Location: U Staré školy 1, Praha 1, Old Town
Tel: +420 224 819 456, Fax: +420 224 819 458,
Metro: Staromestská/Tram: 17, 18,
Open: 1 Apr-31 Oct, 9am-6pm, 1 Nov-31 Mar, 9am-4.30pm,
Closed: Saturdays and on Jewish holidays
Admission: 300 CZK (reduced 200 CZK); under 6 year free; Reduced ticket covering all seven sights costs 480 CZK. Ticket comes with a map that locates the sights and details entry appointments-the times you will be let in if it’s very busy.