Mladá Boleslav Castle

Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic

Mladá Boleslav Castle, originally built in the first half of the 14th century, has gone through many development stages. Despite the Renaissance castle and the period of devastation after the Thirty Years' War, the army took over the building for 200 years and converted it into a barracks. Between 1940 and 1943, Jews from the wider Boleslav area were interned here. Today it is the seat of the Museum of Mladá Boleslav and Archive.

The castle was used as a seat of castle wardens and later clerks serving the nobility and the nobility itself.

After the Thirty Years’ War, the castle became the property of the town and decayed significantly. In the mid-18th century, the entire building was reconstructed to serve as army barracks and was used by the army until 1953. After this, the castle served as a textile warehouse until 1972.

The Museum of the Mladá Boleslav region currently operates in the castle.


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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Czech Republic


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Serge “GIDDA Praha” (2 years ago)
Karsten B. (2 years ago)
Unfortunately, museums are currently closed
Nataliia Lytovchenko (3 years ago)
Very nice city and fantastic castle!
TH3 TR/\V1R (4 years ago)
Great castle area in the center of Mlada Boleslav, good to roam around with a museum nearby.
Dmitry Stoletoff (4 years ago)
not work, will open 28 feb
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