4. 12. 2014 | Jan Kefer, one of the most recognized hermetic of the last century and also long-term employee of the National Museum Library attempted an uncommon act at the beginning of WWII.According to the opinion of Czech hermetics, he tried to stop Hitler using several magic interventions. His attempts were not successful, and Jan Kefer was shortly after transported to German concentration camp where he died at the age of just 35.After the war, the president Edvard Beneš awarded him with Czechoslovakian War Cross in memoriam.
17. 11. 2014 | This year we commemorate 25 years from the revolution indicated as ‘Velvet‘. It would be a mistake to assume its process was really so smooth and calm. The events surrounding the demonstration on the 17th of November 1989 have a dramatic character and they started the process that resulted in the collapse of communist regime in Czechoslovakia.
9. 10. 2014 | The depositories of the National Museum conceal many treasures.It includes a part of documentation of the activity of former Centre for Folk Art Production (ÚLUV), remarkable institution which managed to combine the work of ethnographers and designers with production and business.
29. 5. 2013 | National Museum is the largest museum institution in the Czech Republic! The National Museum holds more than twenty million items in its collections, covering the areas of natural and human history, mineralogy, geology, palaeontology, zoology, and other scientific fields, presented to visitors in fourteen buildings both within and outside Prague. The National Museum is not just one building!
11. 2. 2013 | In 2010 in Prague, the remains of Tycho Brahe were exhumed, and in the autumn of 2012 the research results were published.It proved Tycho Brahe was not poisoned. The Exhibition of the Tomb Research of Tycho de Brahe with the participation of the National Museum maps individual steps of the research. The exhibitions open on February 12thin the premises of Academy of Science