Lobkowicz Palace Museum
Where History and Nobility Come Alive
The Lobkowicz Palace (ranked #1 museum in Prague by TripAdvisor for both 2015 and 2016) is home to the highly acclaimed The Lobkowicz Collections, the oldest and largest private collection in the Czech Republic.
The Museum offers visitors the opportunity to explore the history of Europe through the unique perspective of the Lobkowicz family. Set in 21 beautifully appointed galleries, the Museum displays a selection of some of the finest pieces from The Collections, including many of international significance.
Highlights from the Museum include works by masters such as Canaletto, Bruegel the Elder, Cranach, and Velázquez; an impressive display of family and royal portraits; fine porcelain, ceramics and rare decorative arts dating from the 13th to 20th centuries; an extensive collection of military and sporting rifles from the 16th to 18th centuries; and musical instruments and original scores and manuscripts by Beethoven and Mozart, including Beethoven’s 4th and 5th symphonies and Mozart’s re-orchestration of Handel’s Messiah.
Visitors are ushered through the galleries by the museum’s very popular audio guide, which explains important details of European history and the seven-hundred-year history of the Lobkowicz family, including the dramatic story of how the family lost everything twice (first to the Nazis and then to the Communist regime) and got it back – twice. Narrated by two generations of the Lobkowicz family and the Chief Curator of The Collections, this engaging and informative free audio guide in 9 languages is always highly recommended by visitors from all over the world.
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The engaging, music-filled, one-hour audio guide escorts visitors through the museum collections and key events in European history, from the very unique and personal perspective of the Lobkowicz family. The audio guide always receives rave reviews and we encourage all visitors to take advantage of this service, which is free with the price of admission. The English-language version is narrated by two generations of the Lobkowicz family and the Chief Curator. In addition to English, the audio guide is also available in Czech, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian and Spanish.
Prague Inspires Panorama
Every trip to Prague should begin with this 30-minute “insider’s guide” to the city. As you stand on the terrace of the Lobkowicz Palace enjoying the exquisite 180° panoramic view, you will be both entertained and enlightened by this historic “Bird’s-Eye” tour. Narrated by Alexandra & William Lobkowicz – they will share with you their personal insights, stories, and remembrances of one of the world’s most enchanting and magical cities. The tour introduces visitors to over a dozen of Prague’s most important sites, such as Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral, Old Town Square and Charles Bridge. It is accompanied by music commissioned especially for the Panorama Tour.
- Regular Ticket: CZK 290
- Children (7-15 years of age) / Students / Seniors: CZK 220
- Family (2 adults + 2 children): CZK 690
- Access to four Lobkowicz properties*
Adult: CZK 390 / Family: CZK 890
* Ticket cannot be used for festivals and other programs outside of standard entry. Valid for one year after purchase.
- Audio guides are available in 9 languages
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