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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Vladimír Dolejš (19 months ago)
Very nice, you can't even believe that it's right in Prague and almost next to the highway. You can also walk here very comfortably from the metro, preferably from the Stodůlky station, but also Zličín. It can serve as a tip for a pleasant walk complemented by an instructive spectacle of the historical reconstruction of a medieval settlement. In any case, it is worth a visit, it is not for nothing that Řepora serves as a frequent location for filming. All this was, after a year I will add, that after the parade, it is closed, boarded up, canceled. Once a pride, today a disgrace. We probably have enough interesting places that don't bother anyone.
Skrabák Csaba (20 months ago)
The gates are open. No programs. Some houses are burnt to the ground. Nice to visit anyway but take care.
Petr Šnajdr (2 years ago)
Nice place, it's a pity that it was closed and after it burned down it was probably just sad :-(
Мими Gadget (2 years ago)
It was great but burned down yesterday
Mimi Gadget (2 years ago)
It was great but burned down yesterday ??????????☹️☹️
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