Railway Museums in the Czech Republic

National Technical Museum in Prague
There are 8 permanent exhibitions in the main building of the museum and approximately 5,000 exhibits. The exhibition on the history of transport is the NTM’s largest exhibition. Rail transport enthusiasts can admire 13 rail vehicles, including 8 steam locomotives.

Public Transport Museum
Located at the tram depot in Prague’s Střešovice quarter, this unique collection contains nearly 40 historic public transport vehicles as well as models, photographs, historical documents, tickets and plans.  You can make your visit to the museum even more enjoyable by riding a historic tram.

Mine exhibition in Chrustenice colliery
Many unique exhibits from the glorious period of mining and quarry mining in this area have been assembled in hundreds of metres of corridors. A ride aboard a mine train is part of the exhibition tour. In front of the entrance to the underground there is a permanent exhibition on the nearby Amerika and Mořina quarries.

Museum of mining and transportation of limestone in Český Kras – Solvay’s quarries open-air museum
The museum, located in the open air, consists of several former operations and technology buildings and a reconstructed narrow-gauge quarry railway. Buildings containing the remains of technical facilities can be found in the defunct Paraple limestone quarry.

Railway Museum Zlonice
The museum, focusing on industrial locomotives, freight carriages and signalling systems produced since 1939, is located in the municipality to which railway enthusiast Antonín Dvořák dedicated his first symphony. A collection of steam locomotives used in the sugar refining industry can be found here.

Museum Railway in Zubrnice
At the railway station in Zubrnice there is a small railway museum with a permanent exhibition dedicated to the V. Březno - Verneřice – Úštěk line, a small traffic office with period furnishings, a collection of historic draisines, a rail crane dating from 1877, a Talbot hopper dating from 1931 and other rail vehicles.la.

Exhibition of the Pardubice Railway Transportation History Association
The association takes care of two railcars of the M131.1 series and a BD1m trailer carriage. Its collection also contains Škoda 9 Tr HT26 trolleybus number 353. Other exhibits include a B40 trailer carriage, a rail trestle (a mechanism for operating a signalling system), a public transport stop marker and a Tatra 111.

Museum exhibition of communications and signalling technology in Hradec Králové
A permanent exhibition of communications and signalling technology in Hradec Králové consisting of outdoor (signalling systems, track brakes, compressor facility, bell signals) and interior exhibition sections (traffic office, common development of communications and signalling technologies, etc.).

Railway Museum Výtopna Jaroměř
In the vicinity of the railway station in Jaroměř there is a one-hundred-year-old steam locomotive roundhouse which has provided shelter to several steam locomotives, a Ringhoffer electric accumulator locomotive dating from 1916, a railcar draisine and other memorabilia of the glorious era of steam.

Industrial Railways Museum in Mladějov
The main exhibition of the Industrial Railways Museum is located in Mladějov in Moravia, where an eleven-kilometre 600mm-gauge railway runs through the beautiful landscape of the Svitava area has been preserved until the present day. More than 30 locomotives and several dozen historic carriages can be found in the museum.

Technical Museum in Brno
The Technical Museum in Brno documents not only history but, where possible, also current municipal transport. Its collection of historic municipal transport vehicles has been systematically expanded by vehicles which are still in operation today. The museum also owns four other exhibitions in the vicinity of Brno.

Public Transport in Ostrava, depository of historic vehicles
Public Transport Ostrava, a joint stock company, owns and also maintains in cooperation with the Association of Friends of Public Transport a small collection of historic trams, trolleybuses and buses in operational condition. The oldest item in the collection is motorised tram carriage no. 25 dating from 1919.

Contact

T: +420 313 537 700
E: info@cdmuzeum.cz

Opening hours 2018:
29.3. – 30.4., 1.10. – 28.10.
Saturdays, Sundays, holidays
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

1.5. – 31.5., 1.9. – 30.9.
Saturdays, Sundays, holidays
9:30 am - 5:00 pm

1.6. – 30.6.
Tuesdays - Sundays, holidays
9:30 am - 5:00 pm, (in working days till 3:00 pm)

1.7. – 31.8.
Tuesdays - Sundays
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Where to find us

To the Museum by train

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Did you know… ?

Locomotives of the 555.0 series represent the most numerous series of steam locomotives of all time.