Museum of Decorative Arts

Prague, Czech Republic

Founded in 1885, the Prague Museum of Decorative Arts is housed in a Neo-Renaissance edifice built from 1897 to 1899 after the designs of architect Josef Schulz. The Museum’s rich collections include decorative and applied arts and design work ranging from Late Antiquity to the present day with focus on European objects, particularly arts and crafts created in the Bohemian lands. The impressive interior of the permanent exhibition, “Stories of Materials,” offers visitors an excursion into the history and development of decorative arts in the disciplines of glass, ceramics, graphic art, design, metal, wood and other materials, as well as objects such as jewellery, clocks and watches, textiles, fashion, toys and furniture.

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Founded: 1897-1900
Category: Museums in Czech Republic

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www.upm.cz

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Eric De Haan (11 months ago)
This is one of my favorite museums in Prague if you are into the decorative arts - fine objects well designed to inspire. The building itself is so cool and the gift shop has fun things. I can’t wait to visit again after Covid.
E.B. SZ. (B.B.) (13 months ago)
A magnificent building incthe heart of Prague where the design and decorative art is in the center. The building itself is newly renovated and the work they did is spectacular! From the ceiling to the floor everything is perfect and praising the decorative arts! The staff was kind and helpful, and gave zs information about everything we had to know! Our visit was a wonderful experience and its thx to them!
MarK (14 months ago)
Very nice interiors, pleasantly surprised by the "Plejády skla" exhibition. One of the best museum design shops. In-house café looks cozy.
Pavel Vančát (15 months ago)
Museum of decorative arts. Interesting collections, good restaurant.
Ege Gilgör (19 months ago)
We liked the art in the museum. But we went to there when it was free. That's why we liked it.
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