National Marionette Theatre

Žatecká 1, Praha 1

Marionette Theatre

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Address:Žatecká 1, Praha 1
Capacity:270
Winter heating:Yes
Wheelchair access:No
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National Marionette Theatre is the most famous Prague puppet theatre, located in a unique Art Deco space

Puppet theatre has a very long tradition in Bohemia and is popular not only among families with children, but among people of all ages. Don´t miss a unique performance in this historically protected theatre space! National Marionette Theatre is situated at the historical centre of world puppetry where the Worldwide Puppetry Organization (UNIMA) was established in 1929. Today, UNIMA is world’s largest specialized non-governmental theatre organization associated with UNESCO.

The repertoire of the Prague-based National Marionette Theatre includes following world-famous pieces: Don Giovanni and The Magic Flute.

Each theatre performance is accompanied with exhibits on display creating unforgettable and extraordinary atmosphere. The National Marionnette Theare offers special events and workshops where you can make your own puppet under the supervision of an experienced marionnette artist. If you are interested in historical puppets, check the event Puppet day in Prague

Since 1991, the National Marionette Theatre has staged more than 20 premieres of traditional puppet performances for both adults and children. Performances have had more than 6,000 re-runs, the most successful Don Giovanni leading with 4500 re-runs. 

How to get there:

  • Accessibility by Prague public transport:
    metro A (green line) - Staroměstká station
    trams Nos. 17, 18 - Staroměstská stop
  • Nearest car parking:
    Parking Rudolfinum, Alšovo nábřeží 12, Prague 1

Upcoming events

Festival Czech Touches of Music 2021

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The international Festival Czech Touches of Music is among the most renowned festivals in the Czech Republic. The top works of classical music are performed in historically valuable halls. The program offers grand orchestral concerts as well as captivating chamber music.

26th International Organ Festival

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August-September 2021

After a long musical fast, enjoy a musical feast. St. James Basilica presents the 26th edition of the international organ festival. Listen to the great performances on the largest and most famous organ in Prague.

Czech Philharmonic - Rudolfinum

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The Czech Philharmonic celebrates its 125th anniversary. The most noteworthy orchestra in Czech Republic presents a new series of concerts. You can appreciate the outstanding acoustics of Dvořák and Suk Hall in Rudolfinum. Take a look!

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Enjoy classical concerts in Klementinum (Clementinum) Mirror Chapel, St. Salvator Church in Clementinum, or St. Clement Cathedral. Very popular orchestral or chamber concerts in splendid venues often accompanied by organ.

Prague Dinner Concerts - classic and jazz

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Enjoy an unforgettable dinner with live music in Prague. Jazz, classical, traditional. Some great Prague event venues such as Boccaccio Hall or Jazz Boat. Romantic ambiance. Great musicians. Exquisite meal. Choice is yours.

Concerts in Smetana Hall of Municipal House

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The Smetana Hall is the most important hall of the Municipal House in Prague. During classical concerts held here, you may enjoy the splendour and beautiful decorations of this Art Nouveau jewel of Prague architecture.

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We offer group discounts

Are you a group of 10+ people? Do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to negotiate the best price for you. Simply choose the event and we will take care of the rest.

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