North Bohemian Museum Liberec
The North Bohemian Museum in Liberec is the oldest museum of industrial art in the Czech Republic. It was founded in 1873. From the very beginning, it was one of the important museums of international scale. Within the institution, you will find rich collections from almost all fields of interest, both from various European countries and from the Far and Far East.
Information for visitors
Interesting facts North Bohemian Museum Liberec
Due to the location, it is clear that the greatest attention belonged to glass and textiles. This inventory was created not only from purchases in auction houses and important European antique dealers, but also thanks to numerous donations. Eventually, this collection grew so fast that it required a move to its own building.
Today, the museum has an extensive library and three collection departments - scientific, historical (and archeological) and art history. The exhibition dates back to the time of the colonization of the area in the 12th Century, paying particular attention to the era of the republic and textile production. The local special exhibition is dedicated to the city. The permanent exhibition exhibits many works of various crafts from antiquity to the present. You can therefore enjoy tapestries, glass, ceramics, porcelain, furniture, textiles, bookbindings, jewelry, watches, pewter products, wood carvings and photographs. There is now a poster exhibition. Every year, 20 unique exhibitions are held here. The total number of stored exhibits exceeds 700,000 pieces.
The museum can be found at the intersection of Masarykova and Vítězná streets on the tram line to Lidové sady, which is used by trams 2 and 3. Stop Muzeum.
It is open daily except Mondays from 9 am to 5 pm and closes on Wednesdays an hour later, ie at 6 pm.
Author: Adriana Dosedělová