Muzeum Velké Meziříčí



Welcome to the Velké Meziříčí Museum

The museum was founded in 1893, the same year a Country fair was held in the town of Velké Meziříčí. Museum and its collections were moved to the castle in 1948 and its exhibits were extended to include some of the furniture from the castle.The tour of the castle has two parts. The first one takes the guests through the old castle rooms. Here, guests can see among other things the personal desk of Marie Antoinette, the Queen of France; mourning-necklace of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria; or batiste handkerchief with the blood of Franz Ferdinand d'Este which was spilled in Sarajevo where the Crown Prince was assassinated. It is said that this was the first blood of the First World War.

The second part of the tour takes the guests through the museum exhibitions. Here, the guests can learn more about history of roads, motorways and bridges; history of the town of Velké Meziříčí; there is a collection of cubist furniture as well as a collection of birds, minerals, etc.

We are looking forward to your visit!

Entrance Fees

  Tour A Tour B
Adults 140 CZK 70 CZK
Children 70 CZK 35 CZK
Pensioners 100 CZK 50 CZK
Nursery school 20 CZK

Credit cards are not accepted, we only take cash (CZK).Special event day charges may vary.

Guided Tour A:
The basic tour has 2 parts. In the first one (cca half an hour) are shown historical rooms with the guide. We will lend you our text about the history of our castle. In the second part you can visit the second floor of the castle. There is a museum in the second floor. This part of the tour is individual, the guide give you explanation on demand. You can find there some information boards in English.

Guided Tour B:
This shorter tour offer you expositions and exhibitions of our museum. The museum has its spaces in the 2nd floor of the castle. You don't visit historical rooms which are situated in the 1st floor. Historical rooms are included in the "Tour A".

Extra fees:
except opening time (summer season) 100%
except summer season 300%
optional programm (only following a prior agreeement) 20 CZK

Free entrance is provided to:
children under 6 years, pedagogic supervision;handicapped persons,  members of The Association of Museums and Galleries of the Czech Republic, The Club of Museums in Saxony, journalists (only following a prior agreement with the direcotr of the Museum and provided that it is a business visit) and members of The Fund for Children in Need provided that they present the relevant cards.


January CLOSED
February CLOSED

From Tuesday to Sunday 9–12 AM and 1– 4 PM

June From Tuesday to Sunday 9–12 AM and 1– 5 PM

From Tuesday to Sunday 9 AM – 5 PM

August From Tuesday to Sunday 9 AM – 5 PM
September From Tuesday to Sunday 9–12 AM and 1– 4 PM
October From Tuesday to Sunday 9–12 AM and 1– 4 PM





Last tour: 60 minutes before the closing hour.