The Mucha Museum is situated inside the Baroque Kaunitz Palace in the New Town. With its approximately 500 m², it is the only museum in the world dedicated to the life and work of the world-acclaimed Czech artist Alfons Mucha, the main representative of Art Nouveau. It was opened to the general public in 1998 and visitors can see a whole range of items for the very first time, as they come from the private collections of the family. However, the exhibition does not include his most famous paintings called The Slav Epic.
Useful information for visitors
Address: Kaunický palác, Panská 7, Praha 1
GPS coordinates: 50.0843172N, 14.4275172E
PUBLIC TRANSPORT CONNECTIONS
The closest public transport stops near the Mucha Museum:
- Jindřišská tram stop (trams 3, 5, 6, 9, 14, 24, night lines 91, 92, 94, 95, 96, 98)
- Můstek metro station (Line A – green line)
OPENING HOURS AND ADMISSION
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT MUCHA MUSEUM
The exhibition at the Mucha Museum in Prague is divided into seven sections: Decorative Panels, the Parisian Posters, Documents Décoratifs, The Czech Posters, Oil Paintings, Drawings and Pastels, Photographs and personal memorabilia of the artist. There are altogether about 50 works of art. Special attention is paid to Mucha’s “French period” (1887-1904). In addition, there are famous artworks such as his posters depicting French actress Sarah Bernhardt. Finally, visitors can see what Mucha’s studio may have looked like, including the original furniture, photographs of his family and studio photographs taken by the artist himself in Paris. Souvenirs can be purchased at a special museum shop offering an exclusive collection of gifts and posters featuring works by Alfons Mucha.
MUCHA MUSEUM AND NEARBY HISTORICAL SIGHTS
When visiting the Mucha Museum, there are plenty of other interesting sights nearby to explore, including Wenceslas Square, the National Museum, the Garnet Museum, the Jindřišská Tower, Havel’s Market, the Franciscan Garden, the Old Town Square with the Astronomical Clock and many others.