Repora Open-Air Museum

Prague, Czech Republic

In Prague you can come across an intriguing open-air museum that imitates a medieval village. The Řepora Open-Air Museum can be found in the southwest part of Prague. This medieval village was built as a replica of a fourteenth-century village and allows visitors to get acquainted with the kind of environment that surrounded people under the reigns of Charles IV and Wenceslas IV.

No modern technologies, only natural materials were used during the construction of the open-air museum, and the construction procedures used were the same as those actually used in the 14th century. The village, whose construction started in 1999, is surrounded with a wooden palisade and you enter it through a gate with towers. In the village you can visit a medieval tavern, a farmer's house, potter's house, as well as the gallows and many other interesting sites and houses. The settlement does not lack life, on the contrary, you can meet farm animals such as sheep and goats here, while in the lakes there are several kinds of fish and also crawfish, in addition to the people representing the original inhabitants.

If you are lucky, there will be a cultural event such as a swordplay tournament or a musical performance while you are there. If you decide to visit the Řepora Open-Air Museum, we recommend taking the metro B line to the Stodůlky metro station, from where it is only a walk of a few minutes to reach the museum. There is no possibility for parking in the premises of the village and the path leading to it is not suitable for cars.

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Founded: 1999
Category: Museums in Czech Republic

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Petr Šnajdr (7 months ago)
Nice place, it's a pity that it was closed and after it burned down it was probably just sad :-(
Мими Gadget (7 months ago)
It was great but burned down yesterday
Michal Hrdlička (9 months ago)
There probably won't be free access today, will there? It looks good, I just got it a little out of hand and go there to keep it closed, I don't really want it ??? Thanks
Vladimir Pecha (15 months ago)
The local open-air museum tries to evoke the most faithful idea of ​​14th century Czech folk architecture and life in a medieval town. It was built on the site of a former brick clay mining plant and is still being built with the help of contemporary building technologies and exclusively from natural materials. The village is surrounded by a wooden palisade and unfortunately a high metal fence. I arrived at the open-air museum, at least taking a few pictures from the outside, but it didn't work out. Never mind, I'll give another try in the summer of 2020. The local open-air museum tries to evoke the most faithful idea of ​​the 14th century Czech folk architecture and life in a medieval town. It was built on the site of a former brick clay mining plant and made with the help of contemporary building technologies and exclusively from natural materials. The village is surrounded by wooden palisade and unfortunately a high metal fence. I arrived at the open-air museum outside of the summer season, with the least taking of a few pictures from outside, but failed. Never mind, I'll give you another try in the summer of 2020.
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