The Historical Institute of the Army of the Czech Republic is a museum, a book and a scientific research institution in one. Here is stored easily accessible information on all objects of cultural inheritance and information about the history of the Czech military (the Czechoslovak army and the Army of the Czech Republic). The collections are made accessible by means of exhibitions in four museums (the Military historical museum, the Museum of aviation, the Military technical museum and the Army museum) and some short-term exhibitions.
- Military museum Žižkov
Opening hours: Open daily exxept Monday; 9.30a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
Location: U Památníku 2, Prague 3
Getting there: Metro B, C – station Florenc, Bus 133, 207 – stop U památníku
Booking office: 02/ 20 20 49 24 (getting there – metro Florenc); Admission is free; website
- The Aviation Museum Kbely (more info)
Location: Mladoboleslavská ul. (Airport Praha – Kbely) 197 00 Praha 9 – Kbely
Opening hours: May – October daily except for Monday 10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
Booking office: 02/ 20 20 75 13; Admission is free; website
- The military-technical museum Lešany
Location: Lešany u Týnce nad Sázavou, p. Krhanice
Opening hours: June – at weekends only 10.00 a. m. – 4 p. m.
July and August – daily except Monday and Tuesday 10.00a. m-4. p. m
September at weekends only 10.00a.m. – 4p.m.
Information: 02/ 20 20 49 33;
Booking office: 0301/ 70 21 30, 0301/ 70 21 23; Admission is free; website