Category Archives: Prague Museums

Museums in Prague

Karel Zeman Museum “The Walt Disney of Prague”

Zeman Kids 200x300 - Karel Zeman Museum "The Walt Disney of Prague"Karel Zeman born in 1910 and died in 1989 is a world renowned Czech director and cinematographer know for his groundbreaking discoveries in animation techniques that later developed the aesthetic used by film directors all over the world. He is best known films are “Baron Prasil”,  and “Trip to Prehistoric”.  His films have influenced many American and UK directors including Terry Gilham and Tim Burton. The Karel Zeman museum in Prague is a retrospective of his films and techniques with great activities for the family and kids. You can ride props used in his films and even be part of the film illusions yourself. There is a collection of costumes used in his film on display. It is located near the Charles bridge so it is a great place to stop with the kids to experience some Czech Disney fun. You can purchase his DVDs and many other items by Karel Zeman in the gift shop.

Muzeum Karla Zemana z. ú.
Saský dvůr – Saská 3, 118 00 Praha 1
Malá Strana u Karlova mostu
Telephone +420 724 341 091

The Museum Kampa in Prague

Museum Kampa has in its collection several very important end extensive artworks, which includes two icons of the 20th century art, František Kupka, Otto Gutfreund and Kampa insert - The Museum Kampa in PragueCentral European modern art. The collection of Central European art serves not only as a reminder of the so called Eastern Bloc but also contributes to the awareness of modern Czech culture. The Museum Kampa provides the general public access to these art collections and, at the same time, organizes a wide range of temporary exhibitions of both Czech and international artists. Among those who have been exhibited in the museum are Yoko Ono, Frank Malina, Joseph Beuys, Matěj Krén, Julian Opie, Piet Mondrian, Theodor Pištěk and Andy Warhol, just to name a few.

Museum Kampa
U Sovových mlýnů 2
118 00 Praha 1 – Malá Strana

Tel.: +420 257 286 147
Fax.: +420 257 286 113