Museum of Communism, Prague

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Step behind the Iron Curtain with a visit to Museum of Communism, dedicated to the story of ordinary Czechs struggling for democracy in the decades following World War II. Established in 2001 by businessman Glenn Spicker, the museum is located in an 18th-century palace near the center of the city. Spicker gathered many of the displayed artifacts, which include photographs and military objects, at flea markets and junk shops in and around Prague. The museum's three galleries offer visitors a fully immersive experience, complete with film screenings and educational lectures. Start your exploration at the museum's reconstructed classroom, offering insight into a day in the life of a Communist-era schoolchild. Plan a trip to Prague easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • Very interesting Museum, but too much reading (at least 2 hours). Consider asking the guide in french hospitality before starting the tour. Extras: the coffee offered and available locker (we visited the last day and were able to put our small suitcase).
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  • If there is a Museum in Prague, it's this one. This is a very interesting dive in the history of the Czech Republic, which exposes the firstfruits, during and the after reign of communism in the country. The analysis is rich, uninhibited and allows to better understand the Czechs, their courage and especially to discover their sense of humor very. It is a museum that will probably delight history buffs, but not only because the visit is accessible to a wide audience.
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  • While planning my visit to Prague, this was the one thing on my must-do list. As an American, the realities of living under Communist regimes is opaque to me, and I wanted to understand as much as I c...  more »
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  • Super underwhelming! The museum is mostly filled with posters with text in different languages. I do appreciate the number of languages they cater to, but the exhibit itself is quite boring. The museum itself is next to a casino and not that easy to find. The walls and furniture etc. Are very old and it looks like nothing has changed since the opening of this museum. Would not recommend it.
  • We really enjoyed this museums. Very interesting and a lot of really good information. The actual artifacts in the museum were slightly lacking, but they made up for it in information. Very reading heavy experience. They had everything in English as well so good for tourists. Would recommend to anyone interested in history to visit.
  • In my opinion, only for those who are interested in the subject and love history. I was a bit bored. Good location but difficult to find because there weren't many signs pointing in the right direction. Maybe now things have changed (I was there more than 1 year ago).
  • Extremely interesting. Lots of information about all aspects of life in the Czech republic under the communist regime supported by countless images and audiovisual resources. A must see for anyone with even a bit historic interest.
  • Fantastic museum, complete, varied. You learn a lot about history and lifestyle during the 20th century. Very interesting. Totally a must if you're into history and want to know more about the Czech Republic

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