Home to fairytale castles, soaring spires, and charming cobbled streets that wind their way through city squares, Prague is a feast for the eyes. Among the highlights are historic monuments and the picturesque islands along the Vltava River. The city is also home to many fascinating museums—here are a few of the favorites.
This museum is a must for children and grown-up LEGO enthusiasts. Learn about the history of the beloved colorful building blocks and explore more than 3,000 different LEGO models of varying sizes, from pirate ships to Harry Potter. The LEGO versions of monuments from around the world are a particular highlight. The on-site shop has plenty of models to take home and build.
How to Visit: Buy a skip-the-line ticket in advance to beat the crowds at this popular attraction.
This quirky museum houses the largest private collection of Apple-brand products in the world. Take a walk down memory lane to see some of the earliest Apple computers and view some of the latest models. Follow the story of founder Steve Jobs, who went from college dropout to tech titan. The series of pop-art celebrity portraits in the basement is also worth exploring.
How to Visit: Book your ticket in advance to ensure you can visit on the day of your choice. Groups can benefit from a discounted rate.
Relive Prague’s art nouveau heyday at the Mucha Museum. Dedicated to the work of Alphonse Mucha, the museum has an in-depth collection ranging from his famous Parisian posters to exquisite decorative panels, plus photographs and artifacts belonging to the artist.
How to Visit: Get free entry to the Mucha Museum along with other popular museums in the city with the Prague Welcome Card.
Jewish Museum (Zidovske Muzeum)
Learn about the sometimes tragic history of Jewish people in Prague at the Jewish Museum, which is spread across different sites in the Josefov neighborhood. As part of the experience, visit several synagogues, a ceremonial hall, gallery, and cemetery for a moving reminder of the need for peace for all peoples.
How to Visit: Join a tour with a specialized guide that includes entry to the museum for a more in-depth experience.
Museum of Communism
Part of Communist Eastern Europe for several decades, Prague has several sites that explore what life was like behind the Iron Curtain. The Museum of Communism is one of the most comprehensive. Focused on exploring daily life, politics, education, art and more under the Communist regime, the museum features propaganda posters and other artifacts, plus life-size recreations of a schoolroom, workshop, and interrogation room.
How to Visit: Gain extra insight into this part of Prague’s history by visiting the museum with a guide.