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Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia

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Address: U milosrdnych 17, Prague, Czech Republic
Phone Number: (+420) 224 810 628
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Art studio for kids

Apart from priceless collection of medieval arts (which is part of the National Gallery), you can find a spacious art studio for kids. I have a 2year old, and she already enjoyed... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Dominika Č
Prague, Czech Republic
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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apart from priceless collection of medieval arts (which is part of the National Gallery), you can find a spacious art studio for kids. I have a 2year old, and she already enjoyed stamping, drawing, pressing paper etc...but it's great for even older kids. All activities with St. Agnes of Bohemia themes, so no kitsch and still educational...

Thank Dominika Č
Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would recommend this place for people who have more than one week in Prague, or that aren't there for the first time. The czech capital has many other more interesting places to visit.

Thank g_marianaa
Boise, ID
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not have to pay to get in because we were part of a walking tour. Lucky for us. The convent does not have any furniture so it more of an set of large empty rooms. Interesting but not very overwhelming. If you miss it, you did not miss a lot, but if you are in the area nice... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our short visit here and were surprised that it was so quiet as it really is a bit of a hidden gem. Its probably a good 10 - 15 min walk from Old Town Square close to the river but it was very impressive both the exhibition and the architectural features of the convent which is still in... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The biggest and most beautiful collection of icones i never saw !! You just have to buy a ticket of 300 CZK (12 euro) which allow you to visit 6 palaces ( museum) where you will see many many beautiful paintings ..... i strongly recommand it!

Thank MagicPsy
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Great place to go if you're a fan of gothic and medieval art. The setting of an old convent adds to the atmosphere. It provided a reflective and pleasant afternoon in Prague. I will say that compared to other museums in Prague, this was an expensive ticket.

Thank IslaGold
Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Especially of religious medieval art. I loved it, there are so many beautiful Gothic sculptures, and Late Roman ones too. And the exhibition is very informative, so it's a must see for fans of history too. Unfortunately at the moment many of the artefacts are loaned to the exhibition for the 700th anniversary of Charles IV's birth in Nuremberg, so... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

As others have suggested, this is a very good museum. What I hadn't anticipated was that the Bohemian art of the medieval period seemed somehow more personal than what I have seen in Italy or in France. More expressive, more emotional. There are not many tourists which means it is possible to really contemplate any particular work of interest and... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The Museum of Medieval Art is housed in the 14th century Convent of St. Agnes. They had an extensive collection of statues of Mary and of altarpieces. The former convent building was also interesting.

Thank ImeldaMario
Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

What a find! Even though some of the major exhibits are on tour, if you love gothic art, this has to be one of the best exhibits outside Italy. Quiet, off the beaten track and great value for money.

Thank Terry E

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