Article “TOP 3 museums in Prague” has been written based on research of all google’s reviews of museums in Prague and people’s ratings of this museums. Prague’s museums below have the best ranks from all of them.
If you visit Prague you have to see these 3 museums on your trip.
#1 NATIONAL MEMORIAL TO THE HEROES OF THE HEYDRICH TERROR IN PRAGUE
Address: Resslova 9a, 120 00 Prague - Nové Město, Czech republic
Here in this remarkable place you can remind the World War II. events and the successful assassination of Reinhard Heydrich.
The newly conceived, expanded exhibition emphasizes the authenticity of the hiding place, reminds the difficult and hopeless struggle and ultimately the death of paratroopers. They chose honorable and heroic death instead of falling into captivity.
In the crypt, seven busts of individual paratroopers are erected, as a place of respect for their memory.
In the lobby, you can see an exposure dedicated to the Antropoid operation and to become acquainted with the circumstances of the assassination like why assassination was planned, who took part in it, the course of the assassination and struggles in the church crypt. Finally the description of the horrors the Nazis retaliated to the Czech population.
In the second part you enter directly into the crypt and you can see the place of the last fight of Czechoslovak paratroopers.
#2 AVIATION MUSEUM IN PRAGUE
Address: Mladoboleslavská 425/9, 197 00 Prague 19, Czech republic
Prague Aviation Museum is one of the largest of its kind in Europe. It has over 300 aircraft in its collections. Historical and newer machines in hangars, even in open spaces. Since the beginning of May, it has begun a new season and has produced several new releases. The most interesting is the MiG-29, which has not yet been included in the complete collection of these Soviet fighter aircrafts.
Fighter MiG-29 was the highlight techniques that former Czechoslovak People's Army possessed. It is one of the original machines that was delivered to Czechoslovakia in 1989 to the airport in Žatec, where it served and flew.
MiG fighters were, according to soldiers and experts, the best what the former Czechoslovak People's Army of Aerospace had at their disposal.
Another new feature in the presentation of aviation and military history is the opening of two repaired unique hangars in the area Old Aerovka, which were built in the 20's and then in the 1940's.
The Prague Aviation Museum is accessible free of charge.
#3 LAPIDARIUM, MUSEUM IN PRAGUE
Address: Výstaviště 422, Prague 7 - Holešovice, 170 00, Czech republic
The name lapidarium put himself in recent times as a label for collections of stone statues and architectural fragments of medieval and modern origin. The most common reason for the creation of the lapidarium was the reconstruction of the Gothic cathedral, which has been going on in many cases since the 19th century. Damaged original architectural articles and sculptures exchanged during these repairs, aesthetically and historically despite their damage still valuable, were often stored indoors to protect them from further destruction.
The Lapidarium of the National Museum in Prague also has fragments from Prague's cathedral, but it is only a small part of its collections, whose composition is much richer. In its present, the collection of Lapidarium of the National Museum in Prague consists of about two thousand collections, of which over four hundred of the best pieces are exhibited, while others are kept in the depository. Generally speaking, these are documents of stonework and sculpture in stone from Czech lands, especially from Prague, in the time range of the 11th to the 19th century, exceptionally from the beginning of the 20th century.
The addition of the Lapidarium collection includes three bronze sculptures by Franz Joseph, Marshal Radek and Franz Joseph I. In the two largest halls create the atmosphere of historical collections also Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque beamed ceilings coming from demolished buildings in Prague.
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—Lubomir Spisak, Top 3 museums in Prague, T-Cities.xyz
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