Museum and cabinet of curiosities (basic tour)

The Kynžvart chateau museum is one of the oldest private museums in the world. It was founded by chancellor Metternich. The collections were kept open and further expanded by his descendants.

Visitors can admire valuable Samurai armour, cold weapons and firearms and original executioner´s tools. There is a large chateau library with 24 000 books in three original rooms and some of those books have no comparison in the Czech Republic.

The unique heart of Metternich´s museum is a cabinet of curiosities. There are 1800 things and some of them have no comparison in the world. One of the most valuable exhibits in this museum are two Egyptian mummies - the older one of them is almost 3500 years old. (45 - 50 min.)

Basic information

  • duration 45 minutes
  • max. 25 people

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
2021
1. 1.–24. 5. closed
25. 6. Fri 9.00–16.00
26. 5.–30. 6. Tue–Sun 9.00–16.00
1. 7.–31. 8. Tue–Sun 9.00–17.00
5. 7.–6. 7. Mon–Tue 9.00–17.00
6. 7. Tue 9.00–17.00
1. 9.–30. 9. Tue–Sun 9.00–16.00
28. 9. Tue 9.00–16.00
1. 10. Fri 9.00–16.00
2. 10. Sat 9.00–16.00
1. 10.–11. 10. Tue, Thu 12.45–13.00
1. 10.–11. 10. Tue, Thu 14.45–15.00
1. 10.–11. 10. Sat–Sun 9.00–16.00
12. 10.–31. 12. closed

Admission

  • Adults 25-65 years 160 Kč
  • Seniors 65+ 130 Kč
  • Youth 18-25 years 130 Kč
  • Persons with disabilities with valid identification card/certificate 130 Kč
  • Children 6-18 years 80 Kč
  • Children under 6 years free
  • Person accompanying a disabled person free
  • Person accompanying a school group of 15 pupils/students free
  • Tour guide accompanying a group of at least 15 persons free
  • Free single NPÚ tickets free
  • Free family NPÚ tickets free
  • NPÚ-card free
  • „Náš člověk“-card* free
  • National Museum-card* free
  • ICOMOS-card* free
  • Journalist with press accreditation* free
  • * Offer available for cardholder only

Foreign language tours offered in English and German

reservation needed for groups only