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Prague: Museum of Communism Entrance Ticket

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Activity provider: Museum of Communism

Prague: Museum of Communism Entrance Ticket

Activity provider: Museum of Communism

From US$ 15.73 per person

Get in-depth insights into the communist period in Czechoslovakia at the Museum of Communism. Interact with an extensive exhibition including videos, posters, and artefacts.

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  • Learn about the history of communism in Czechoslovakia
  • See how daily life under Communism was
  • Take a peek at the personal collections of leading Czech photographers
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Understand what daily life was like in Communist-era Czechoslovakia. Walk through authentically reconstructed spaces from classrooms to bedrooms, see original artifacts, and absorb detailed insights into the post-war history of the country. With your admissions ticket, you will be able to cover an exhibition spanning nearly 1,500 m² and 62 panels, focusing on the totalitarian regime that ruled the country from the February putsch in 1948 until the Velvet Revolution in 1989. Learn more about topics divided up into thematic sections, such as politics, sports, economics, education, Socialist Realist art, propaganda, the People’s Militias, the army, the police and StB (secret police), censorship, courts, and other institutions. Learn about show trials and political labor camps during the Stalinist era.   Get an authentic feel of the era and enter and interact with mock-ups of a shock worker’s workshop, a classroom, a child’s bedroom, and an interrogation room. As you make your way through the exhibition, gain a detailed overview with the aid of short videos, posters, and artifacts. Browse through a vast collection of photographic material from the Archive of the Czech News Agency, the Security Services Archive, the Archive of the Association of Forced Military Camp Laborers, and the personal collections of leading Czech photographers.   Take a break at any point during your visit in the museum café. Refresh yourself before visiting the cinema, where you can watch a short documentary about the communist era at regular intervals.
  • Entrance ticket
  • 15-minute documentary about communism in Czechoslovakia
  • Live tour guide

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Address: V Celnici 1031/4, 110 00 Prague, Czech Republic

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  • The cash desk closes 30 minutes before the museum closes.
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Text heavy

People spend 2.5 hours here because the “displays” are very text heavy. Could almost have been a book instead of a museum. Still a useful presentation of how communism worked (and didn’t) for the Czechs. Particularly intriguing were quotes from museum goers at the end that had a more positive take on communism than I expected.

July 23, 2019

Super cool experience, a history lesson and lots of reading to do so plan about 1-1.5h for this visit!

March 30, 2022

Simple but instructive

January 3, 2022

Product ID: 235062