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Museum of Communism

Museum of Communism © Mark Surman
Museum of Communism © Mark Surman

The Museum of Communism is dedicated to presenting an account of the post-World War Two communist regime in Czechoslovakia, and Prague in particular. The museum covers the totalitarian regime from its inception in 1948 until its collapse in 1989. Essentially, it offers an eye-opening look at life behind the Iron Curtain, offering insight into the experiences of the Czech people during the times of the Soviet Union. With genuine artefacts on display, informative text, multimedia presentations and even a reconstructed classroom, interrogation room and soviet-era factory, the museum makes sure the memory is kept alive of what it brands 'Communism - the Dream, the Reality, and the Nightmare'. The museum covers all aspects of the totalitarian regime, including daily life, the army, education, sport, politics, economics, propaganda, censorship, and art. All in all, this little museum gives visitors a very real sense of what the city has been through.

Address: Na prikope 10

Website: www.muzeumkomunismu.cz

Telephone: 224 212 966

Opening times: Daily from 9am to 9pm including holidays, except Christmas.

Admission: CZK 190 (adults). Concessions available.