Smetana Museum

Novotného lávka 1, Praha 1


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Address:Novotného lávka 1, Praha 1
Winter heating:Yes
Wheelchair access:No

A museum of the famous composer Bedřich Smetana is located next to the Charles Bridge

Bedřich Smetana belongs to the best and most renowned Czech composers of classical music. The museum dedicated to his life and work is located in a beautiful neo-Renaissance building next to the Charles Bridge. See a remarkable collection of his relics and documents originating from the composer´s estate including his personal piano. 


The building of the former Old Town Waterworks on the bank of Vltava river houses a permanent exhibition documenting not only Smetana´s life and work, but also his era and dissemination and reception of his works. This exhibition is complemented by short-term thematic exhibitions and occassional concerts are held here.

How to get there: 

  • Accessibility by public transport:
    metro A (green line) - Staroměstská station
    trams Nos. 2, 17, 18, 22, 23 - Karlovy lázně stop
  • Nearest car parking:
    Mariánské Square or Parking Rudolfinum, Alšovo nábreží 12, Prague 1


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