National Marionette Theatre

Žatecká 1, Praha 1

Marionette Theatre

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Address:Žatecká 1, Praha 1
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. 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. 
The repertoire of the Prague-based National Marionette Theatre includes following world-famous pieces: Don Giovanni, The Magic Flute or The Magic Theatre of the Baroque World – Orfeo et Euridice. 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

Please note:

There is no direct wheelchair access (no lift), but there are assistants who carry the wheelchair downstairs.

* Walking distance from Prague Ticket Office - Via Musica shop on Old Town Square:
10 min

* Accessibility by Prague public transport:
metro A (green line) - Staromestska stop, trams 17, 18 - Staromestska stop

* Nearest car parking:
Parking Rudolfinum, Alsovo nabrezi 12, Praha 1


Upcoming events

Royal Renaissance Music With Luxury Dinner

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April until August 2018

2-hour Renaissance concert and banquet close to Prague Castle. The ticket includes beautiful music by instrumental ensemble Ludus Musicus, performance by dance and theater ensemble Regii Caroli Regis, welcome drink and 4-course menu.

Prague Symphony Orchestra Concerts

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February until June 2018

The best of Prague classical music - Prague Symphony Orchestra concerts! Look forward to Mahler´s Symphony No. 9, J. S. Bach, Jose Cura, A. Dvořák, music from The Oscar winning movie The Shop On The Main Street and more!

Euroart Prague Festival of Chamber Music

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March until June 2018

This acclaimed festival will bring you the best of chamber music performed by the acknowledged European chamber ensembles. Czech Republic will present the great Stamic Quartet. Look forward to music of J. Haydn, A. Dvorak and more!

Czech National Symphony Orchestra

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March until July 2018

The outstanding orchestral concerts in the Smetana Hall are not to be missed. The world known conductors (such as Libor Pešek, Steven Mercurio, etc.) will be hosts in this 25th season of Czech National Symphony Orchestra. Book now!

Concerts in Municipal House - Smetana Hall

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Concert Season 2018

Smetana Hall was built as a tribute to the world known Czech composer Bedřich Smetana. The most acclaimed Czech and world orchestras perform here. Admire the Art Nouveau decorations whilst listening to great chamber or orchestral concerts!

Classical Music in famous Prague´s churches

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Concert Season 2018

Find a list of all spiritual, sacred, organ or chamber concerts in the most famous churches in Prague center with astonishing architecture and exterior. Most of them have unique organ instruments from Baroque period.

Classical music in famous Prague´s concert halls

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Concert Season 2018

Prague is a real Mekka for all classical music lovers. Choose from a wide list of concerts at glorious concert halls such as Rudolfinum, Municipal House or few hidden gems such as Boccaccio Hall. They are all located in Prague center.

Sightseeing Tour in Rudolfinum

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Home of Czech Philharmonic

Prague Ticket Office is the only exclusive ticket seller of the Rudolfinum art tour. Visit the presidential and conductor's lounge and both famous concert halls of Rudolfinum with an employee of the Czech Philharmonic as your guide.

Listen and Dine

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Music and dinner in Prague. Jazz, classical, traditional. Some great Prague event venues. Exquisite meal. Choice is yours.

Easter in Prague

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Spend Easter time in Prague listening to the best Easter classical music plus you get to visit the most prominent concert venues in Prague!

Sightseeing Tours

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Large selection of sightseeing tours in or outside of Prague. Tickets for private tour with your own guide or small group tours.

Gift Certificates

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Special Present

Is someone precious to you planning a trip to Prague? Why don´t you surprise them with a unique present! We are pleased to offer you Via Musica Gift Certificate.

Group Discounts

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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.

Sightseeing Tours

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Wide range of Prague sightseeing tours and tours in Czechia with a group or privately and in many different languages.

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