Explore Czech National Museum
Book a hotel near the Czech National Museum (Narodni Muzeum), Prague with Hotels.com. The Czech National Museum is one of Prague’s most famous historical attractions. Discover some 14 million items from the areas of natural history, history, arts and music at the Czech National Museum. Well-chosen temporary exhibitions complement various permanent mineralogical, paleontological and anthropological collections. The Czech National Museum is the oldest and largest museum in the Czech Republic. Established in 1818, the construction of the monumental neo-Renaissance building wasn’t actually commenced until 1885. Dominating Wenceslas Square in the centre of Prague, the Czech National Museum is near many of Prague’s best hotels as well as the equestrian statue of Czech patron saint, St Wenceslas or Václav. Hotels.com offers a range of accommodation near the Czech National Museum, accessible from its own Metro station, Muzeum, and from Můstek, which is also on Wenceslas Square. To get the most out of your visit to the Czech National Museum, remember that entrance is free on the first Monday of each month and there are now guided tours of the once heavily guarded adjacent building that until recently housed the offices of Radio Free Europe.