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Museums and folk architecture

Wandering through the Region of the Eagle Mountains and foothills can easily become a trip into the history of old handicrafts and the life of our great-grandmothers and great-grandfathers. The region offers numerous museums with unique collections, which you cannot find anywhere else in the Czech Republic.

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Home of Prokop Diviš. basket Home of Prokop Diviš

Permanent exposition of V. P. Divis - a native personality with world-wide fame - is placed in a timbering with a maquette of his famous invention - an earthing lightning rod. The exposition includes a...
tel.: 608427064

Address: Žamberk 326, Žamberk

Municipal museum. basket Municipal museum

Originally the family residence of the Usti nad Labem textile entrepreneur Florian Henrych, which completely exceeds the local average with its representative form from the period of "floral Art Nouveau...
tel.: 465523653

Address: 17. listopadu 72, Ústí nad Orlicí

Utzův mechanical nativity scene. basket Utzův mechanical nativity scene

The mechanical nativity scene with an area of approximately 5 by 2 metres was created on the first floor of the creator's weaving mill; the nativity scene used the drive from the factory. The nativity...
tel.: 492601111, 732928374

Address: č.p. 8, Olešnice v Orlických horách

Lanškroun - chateau and town museum. basket Lanškroun - chateau and town museum

The oldest part of the Lanškroun Chateau is the wing adjacent to the Church of St. Wenceslas. This was the eastern wing of the monastery, built by the Augustinians after 1393. The structure was named...
tel.: 465324328

Address: nám. A. Jiráska, Zámek 1, Lanškroun

Fort Orlice. basket Fort Orlice

The fortress was most likely built at the end of the 13th century. It was rebuilt into a Renaissance chateau in the 16th century. After the nobility moved out of Orlice in 1650 to the chateau in Kyšperec...
tel.: 465677731

Address: Orlice 1, Letohrad

Dobruška - town hall. basket Dobruška - town hall

The most famous building in the city from the 16th century. The capital court was housed here until 1765, then the municipal government. The town hall survived two large fires in the 19th century. The...
tel.: 494629667, 725048991

Address: náměstí F.L. Věka 1, Dobruška

Olešnice Museum. basket Olešnice Museum

Jarmila Lemfeld deserves credit for its creation. The majority of exhibits were donated by locals. In the 1990s the museum was closed and left without maintenance, a larger part of the exhibits were significantly...
tel.: 492601920, 732928374

Address: č.p. 10, Olešnice v Orlických horách

Choceň - museum and chateau. basket Choceň - museum and chateau

The Renaissance chateau with ground floor arcade in the courtyard was built in the second half of the 16th century. In 1829 the chateau burned and restorations were conducted in the Classicist style. In...
tel.: 465471624

Address: Pardubická 1, Choceň

Dobruška Natural Sciences Museum. basket Dobruška Natural Sciences Museum

The tour consists of three parts. The entrance is dedicated to several significant personalities of Dobruška's history. The central part of the exhibition is the Story of Dobruška, telling the history...
tel.: 494629668, 725048991

Address: Šubertovo nám. 45, Dobruška

Municipal museum. basket Municipal museum

Permanent exhibition dedicated to the history of the town and crafts of the foothills of the Orlicke Mountains, bobbin lace work, history of pharmacy and eminent personalities, for example Vaclav Prokop...
tel.: 465611678, 734839674

Address: Československé armády 472, Žamberk

The family house of František Vladislav Hek. basket The family house of František Vladislav Hek

The native house of the most popular Dobruš personality, the national revivalist František Vladislav Hek, who was immortalised in the novel "F.L. Věk" by Alois Jirásek. Living room - life and living at...
tel.: 494629668, 725048991

Address: Novoměstská 185, Dobruška

Exhibit on the production of iron. basket Exhibit on the production of iron

Exhibit of collections of products, which were manufactured by the company J. Porkert in Skuhrova nad Bělou. The exhibits include piano frames, various mouldings and the first robot ever made in Europe...
tel.: 494598248

Address: Skuhrov nad Bělou č.p. 84, Skuhrov nad Bělou

Letohrad chateau. basket Letohrad chateau

On the site of today’s east chateau wing the owner of the domain, Zdeněk Žampach of Potštein, built a simple wooden fortress in 1554; in 1681 this was rebuilt by a subsequent owner into an Early Baroque...
tel.: 465622092

Address: Václavské nám. 1, Letohrad

Rychnov nad Kněžnou - Jewish synagogue - memorial to Karel Poláček. basket Rychnov nad Kněžnou - Jewish synagogue - memorial to Karel Poláček

The synagogue was built in 1781 – 82 and in 1830 was adapted in a Classicist style. Today it is used for museum exhibitions. The exhibition of Judaism in the Lower Orlice area provides information about...
tel.: 739019331, 494539027

Address: Fischerova 602, Rychnov nad Kněžnou

City lapidarium. basket City lapidarium

The first exhibits in the roofed part were four original statues of saints from the Marian Column. Then others were aded - a statue of St. Lawrence from Pulická street and a statue of St. John of Nepomuk...
tel.: 494629581, 724965051, 773773031

Address: Nám. F. L. Věka 11, Dobruška

Exhibition hall of František Kupka. basket Exhibition hall of František Kupka

Pivotal works selected with an emphasis on displaying a cross-section of the artist's works.
tel.: 494668111

Address: Opočno

Častolovice - chateau. basket Častolovice - chateau

The history of Častolovice Chateau extends back to the 13th century when a water fortress stood in the valley of the confluence of the Bělá and Kněžna Rivers. This fortress was built on massive wooden...
tel.: 494323646, 732832442

Address: Masarykova 1, Častolovice

New chateau Kostelec nad Orlicí - chateau, museum and gallery. basket New chateau Kostelec nad Orlicí - chateau, museum and gallery

The son of Prince Ferdinand, Count Josef Kinský, had this Empire style chateau built in 1829-1833 as the family residence. A reception room and library were built on the elevated ground floor; the first...
tel.: 734709023, 731326423

Address: Komenského 1, Kostelec nad Orlicí

Museum and Gallery of Orlické Mountains. basket Museum and Gallery of Orlické Mountains

The museum documents and brings the public closer to the history and nature of the Eagle Mountains and foothills for more than half a century. Extensive exposition of Czech landscaping in connection with...
tel.: 494534015

Address: Kolowratská 1, Rychnov nad Kněžnou

Kvasiny - chateau. basket Kvasiny - chateau

Three-winged Classical chateau built in the late 17th century on the site of a former fortress on a promontory above the river Bela. It is surrounded by a ten hectare park with numerous beautiful and rare...
tel.: 605279150

Address: č.p. 1, Kvasiny

Letohrad Craft Museum. basket Letohrad Craft Museum

The Museum is located on the premises of Novy Dvur dating back to 1750. The 2000 m2 area is the largest museum of its type in the CR. It includes more than 50 complete expositions on handicrafts and trades...
tel.: 465622160

Address: Nový dvůr 143, Letohrad

Grange - Museum of the Eagle Mountains. basket Grange - Museum of the Eagle Mountains

Former granary from the mid 19th century, which was adapted to a museum exhibition of the Eagle Mountains. Architecturally and functionally interesting design by professionals from the architectural office...
tel.: 491616941, 602526621

Address: Horská 174, Rokytnice v Orlických horách

Doudleby nad Orlicí - chateau. basket Doudleby nad Orlicí - chateau

The chateau was commissioned by Nicholas the Elder of Bubna. It originally served as a summer residence and was later used as a hunting lodge. What's interesting is that the Bubna family still owns the...
tel.: 494383420, 777888083

Address: Zámek 1, Doudleby nad Orlicí

Bellmaker and potter's studio. basket Bellmaker and potter's studio

The unique Deštenská carillon will play for you in front of the bellmaker and potter's Studio of the husband and wife team Šedový. It plays every hour from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. You can buy lots of gifts here...
tel.: 603204111, 777308256

Address: Na Staré cestě 156, Deštné v Orlických horách

Toy museum. basket Toy museum

The Toy Museum in Rychnov nad Kněžnou is located directly on Rychnov's square in the former town hall and just the historical premises themselves complete the picture of old times. In three rooms visitors...
tel.: 603193122, 732781228

Address: Staré náměstí 68, Rychnov nad Kněžnou

Museum of hiking, winter sports and crafts. basket Museum of hiking, winter sports and crafts

Glass making in the Orlické Mts. (for the Middle Ages to the present), domestic textile production (19th century to mid-20th century), hiking and winter sports in the Orlické Mts., exhibit of washers and...
tel.: 494663139, 602936946

Address: č.p. 133, Deštné v Orlických horách

The Museum of Needlework in Vamberk. basket The Museum of Needlework in Vamberk

Permanent exhibition of the development of Czech needlework and needlework industry up to the present time. A short film presents a brief history of lace making to visitors. The museum premises are equipped...
tel.: 494541518

Address: Husovo náměstí 88, Vamberk

Max Švabinský's cottage - museum. basket Max Švabinský's cottage - museum

The cottage is named after the famous Czech painter Max Švabinský, who stayed here in the years 1895-1919. The beautiful mountain landscape inpsired the artist, and his most famous works were created in...
tel.: 465534516

Address: Kozlov č.p. 50, Česká Třebová

Museum of Vamberk Lace. basket Museum of Vamberk Lace

Video projection about how bobbin lace is made. The history of lace. Use of lace in the 21st century. The guided tour offers the possibility to take a look in the art studio and try bobbin lacemaking personally...
tel.: 728596582

Address: Žamberecká 380, Vamberk

Church of St. Bartholomew - church and belfry, museum. basket Church of St. Bartholomew - church and belfry, museum

The church was built in Early Baroque style. At present it is undergoing reconstruction. Apart from mass, it is used for exhibits, concerts and a permanent exhibit on the local history from 1500-1700....
tel.: 608731830

Address: Semanín

Museum of Častolovice region. basket Museum of Častolovice region

Exhibit mapping the history and present of the town Častolovice - significant persons, historical materials, tradesmen andbuildings that no longer exist. There is a corner establisted by the principke...
tel.: 724178772

Address: Masarykova 10, Častolovice

The artillery stronghold of Bouda. basket The artillery stronghold of Bouda

Building from 1935-1938 is the most preserved building of its kind in the Czech Republic. It comprises of five battle buildings of the highest degree of resistence (walls and ceiling panels are 350 cm...
tel.: 777647114

Address: Těchonín

basket Gallery of the Secondary School of Industrial Arts


tel.: 465517111

Address: Špindlerova 1167, Ústí nad Orlicí

Vysoký Kámen Museum - Czechoslovak fortification. basket Vysoký Kámen Museum - Czechoslovak fortification

Cezchoslovak fortification buildings from 1936-1938 and their subsequent post-war reactivation. You can see a heavyweight fortification building, the K - S25, furthermore three lightweight fortification...
tel.: 724333769

Address: Těchonín

A. Hudeček Gallery. basket A. Hudeček Gallery

Permanent exhibit of paintings of Czech masters, academic painter Antonín Hudeček and his son Jiří Hudeček.
tel.: 494323911

Address: Masarykova 10, Častolovice

H Gallery. basket H Gallery

The H Gallery in the village of Houdkovice is the work and fulfilled dream of Jiří Hlinovský. He made his decision with respect to the memory of his father, Stanislav Hlinovský. The gallery will host short...
tel.: 732636543

Address: Houdkovice 29

Military geography permanent exhibition. basket Military geography permanent exhibition

The unique exposition gives visitors the opportunity to look not only into the development of military geography of used instruments, aids, mapmaking, troops security, but also introduces them to several...
tel.: 494629668

Address: Novoměstská 187, Dobruška

Permanent exposition of town history. basket Permanent exposition of town history

History of the town – native Petr Figulus Jablonský (co-worker and son-in-law of J. A. Comenius), objects from farmstead, household, club activities, and the life of citizens in the 19th and 20th century...
tel.: 465641371

Address: nám. 5. května 30, Jablonné nad Orlicí

Town house no. 55. basket Town house no. 55

Ground floor double-winged building from the 18th century with a permanent exhibition called Opočno in the mirror of time. The exhibition introduces some important moments in the history of the city, with...

Address: Kodymova 55, Opočno

Fire brigade. basket Fire brigade

The fire station was built in 1880 and served the fire brigade until 1980. Today it serves as a fire brigade. Hanz Flader fire engine, production year 1933 and Tatra T 805 fire vehicle from 1970.

Address: č.p. 91, Horní Třešňovec

Fire Brigade Museum. basket Fire Brigade Museum

Fire fighting technology and equipment for fire fighters from 1820 to the present.
tel.: 603309331

Address: Za Kasárnami, Žamberk

House on the Choir. basket House on the Choir

One of the historic founding sites of the Brethren of Unity in 1457. Exhibit on the founding and history of the Unity of the Bretheren
tel.: 465619168, 465619160

Address: č.p. 238, Kunvald

Jan Amos Komenský Memorial Hall. basket Jan Amos Komenský Memorial Hall

The life and work of J. A. Comenius, with an emphasis on his stay in Brandýs nad Orlicí and his works created here.
tel.: 465544211

Address: Náměstí Komenského 203, Brandýs nad Orlicí

Memorial to Jarmila Haldová and district of Sedloňov. basket Memorial to Jarmila Haldová and district of Sedloňov

Permanent exhibition of the expressive wood carver and visual artist Jarmila Haldová, cultural traditions and personages who were born, lived or still live in Sedloňov.
tel.: 494660345, 724179126

Address: Sedloňov 155, Sedloňov

Museum of Folk Culture of the Sudety Mountains. basket Museum of Folk Culture of the Sudety Mountains

Monumental buildings of Sudet wood folk architecture. The open-air museum lies on an extensive slope, on the highest point of which stands a reconstructed windmill, which provides a beautiful view of Krkonos...
tel.: 748662843

Address: ul. Pstrążna 14, Kudowa Zdrój

Museum of Matches. basket Museum of Matches

Established in 1964 thanks to local management of a factory for matches, members of the Club of Friends Bystrice and town inhabitants. The only museum devoted to fire, matches and lighters in Poland. Tools...
tel.: 748110637

Address: Mały Rynek 1, Bystrzyca Kłodzka

Museum of Mining in Nowa Rudzia. basket Museum of Mining in Nowa Rudzia

One of the oldest mines in Poland with history dating back to the 15th century. All of them have been closed since 1989, later a museum of mining was founded here. Museum building - exhibition of mining...
tel.: 748727911

Address: ul. Obozowa 4, Nowa Ruda

Museum of the Doudleby - Vamberk - Rokytnice Track. basket Museum of the Doudleby - Vamberk - Rokytnice Track

Railway line Doubleby - Vamberk - Rokytnice. History of railways in the region. Steam engine 328.011, paintings and documents on the history of the line. Special equipment used to secure trains on mountain...
tel.: 494595326, 736752200, 491616995

Address: Rokytnice v Orlických horách

Water tower. basket Water tower

Tower water reservoir with volume of 200 m3 and the approximate height of 35 m, is out of operation and the building now serves as a seasonal museum and gallery
tel.: 603450213, 602144832

Address: T. G. Masaryka 155, Týniště nad Orlicí

Žamberk - Jewish cemetery. basket Žamberk - Jewish cemetery

The cemetery was likely established in the 17th century. A total of 230 tombstones from the years 1731-1941 have been preserved. During the Nazi occupation the cemetery was demolished. Total reconstruction...
tel.: 465611678

Address: Žamberk

Dolní Čermná Town Museum. basket Dolní Čermná Town Museum

Zoological collections, hunting trophies, farming and craft tools, folk furniture, old textbooks, dishes and objects of daily life, local natives.
tel.: 465393174, 731070397

Address: č.p. 234, Dolní Čermná

Firefighting Mini Museum. basket Firefighting Mini Museum

The museum houses two historic fire extinguishers from the local church and other exhibits from the collection of Mr. Alois Tacl.

Address: Kunčice, Letohrad

Frog Museum. basket Frog Museum

Items of everyday need which are directly of indirectly connected with the picture of the frog. The museum's collection includes 3000 exhibits from more than 20 countries and 6 continents. The exposition...
tel.: 748654929

Address: ul. Słoneczna 31, Kudowa Zdrój

(Geologické muzeum Země). basket (Geologické muzeum Země)


tel.: 748140828, 607074052

Address: Kletno

Ivko Gallery. basket Ivko Gallery


tel.: 723108101

Address: Komenského 227, Letohrad

Memorial to Karel Plachetka. basket Memorial to Karel Plachetka

Monument of ornithologist Karel Plachetka - 255 kinds of birds, more than 700 pieces
tel.: 494534450

Address: Jiráskova 2, Rychnov nad Kněžnou

Memorial to Marie and Vojtěch Sedláček. basket Memorial to Marie and Vojtěch Sedláček

Images, lace work or designs for lace motifs.
tel.: 720629718

Address: č.p. 37, Javornice

Municipal museum. basket Municipal museum

The exhibit brings visitors closer to the Česká Třebová railway junction, aviation attempts of native František Formánek, inventor of the three-wheel cart OS-KAR (later called Velorex) of the Stránský...
tel.: 465322634, 465534516, 465539170

Address: Klácelova 11, Česká Třebová

Museum and sitting room of Jara Cimrman. basket Museum and sitting room of Jara Cimrman

Inventions, travel and artistic activities and also the sitting room of Jara Cimrman in the cellar space of the chateau. A part of the exposition is devoted to the activities of the J.C. Theatre.
tel.: 465622092

Address: Václavské nám. 1, Letohrad

Museum of Klodzko. basket Museum of Klodzko

More than 500 mechanical clocks. Modern artistic glass.
tel.: 748673570, 748673895

Address: ul. Łukasiewicza 4, Kłodzko

Museum of Papermaking. basket Museum of Papermaking

Exhibition on the history of paper and papermaking in the world, Poland and Silesia. Examples hand papermaking.
tel.: 748627400

Address: Kłodzka 42, Duszniki Zdrój

(Muzeum mizejících řemesel). basket (Muzeum mizejících řemesel)


tel.: 748655512

Address: Bolesława Chrobrego 43A, Kudowa Zdrój

Na zídce Gallery. basket Na zídce Gallery


tel.: 604103895

Address: Komenského 185, Letohrad

Permanent exposition of historical radios. basket Permanent exposition of historical radios

Samples from the collection of Karel Humboldt beginning from the crystal receiver from 1927 all the way to the semiconductor battery receivers from 1958. Presented together with radios and components characteristic...
tel.: 465500300

Address: č.p. 3, Dolní Čermná

Pod Radnicí Gallery. basket Pod Radnicí Gallery


tel.: 739707276

Address: Sychrova 15, Ústí nad Orlicí

Toy Museum. basket Toy Museum

Toys from the 19th and 20th century. Dolls, miniatures, cars, boats and many other types of toys from various countries and continents.
tel.: 748664970, 601948423

Address: ul. Zdrojowa 46b, Kudowa Zdrój

(Turistický přístřešek s expozicí kartáčnictví). basket (Turistický přístřešek s expozicí kartáčnictví)

Exposition mapping the local history of broom and brush making.

Address: Šanov, Králíky

Coffee roast - roaster and mini-museum. basket Coffee roast - roaster and mini-museum

Frolík's coffee is a popular brand for all connoisseurs and coffee lovers. This brand has been building its strong position among the finest quality Czech coffee producers since 1992. In the shop you can...
tel.: 494381336, 602405593

Address: Jiráskova 555, Borohrádek

basket Church of the Visitation of the Holy Virgin Mary

Monumental Baroque church. The foundation stone was blessed in 1686 by Abbot B. Rosa of Krzeszowa, the church itself was dedicated in 1704. Supposedly the church conceals the miraculous statue of the Holy...
tel.: 748171421

Address: pl. Wolności 5, Bardo

Museum of old machines and technology. basket Museum of old machines and technology

An exhibition of historic steam engines, stationary engines, electrical machinery, machine tools, narrow gauge locomotives.
tel.: 737239065, 603188664

Address: Betlém 506, Žamberk

basket Selichar's Gallery

The paintings were bequeathed to the village by dean Jan Selichar, who worked in Rybné nad Zdobnicí působil. The collection includes works by O. Hlavsa, A. Kalvoda, O. Sedloň, A. Slavíček, V. Beneš and...
tel.: 494594168

Address: Rybná nad Zdobnicí 150

basket V. J. Klofáč Mememorial - monument, fortification complex

A memorial is situated in the “Na Valech” fortress, which is a cultural monument composed of House No. 68 (gamekeepers lodge), House No. 93 (Klofáč Villa), ramparts, the moat, cellars, and the arbour....
tel.: 465481294, 604863787

Address: č.p. 68, Dobříkov

basket Small Theatre


tel.: 608752608

Address: Havlíčkova 621, Ústí nad Orlicí

Municipal museum Letohrad. basket Municipal museum Letohrad

The house dates back to 1680 and is in Baroque style. Classical renovations to the facade were conducted at the end of the 19th century. The house is connected with the name of the writer Petr Jilemnicky...
tel.: 465622092

Address: Václavské nám. 77, Letohrad

Number of searched records: 4
Home of Prokop Diviš. basket Home of Prokop Diviš

Permanent exposition of V. P. Divis - a native personality with world-wide fame - is placed in a timbering with a maquette of his famous invention - an earthing lightning rod. The exposition includes a...
tel.: 608427064

Address: Žamberk 326, Žamberk

Tavern "Krčma". basket Tavern "Krčma"

Wooden tavern "Krčma". The first written record of it dates back to 1643. Today's form of the tavern is from the end of the 18th century. However, it has still managed to maintain its original character...
tel.: 465321849

Address: Malé náměstí 77, Lanškroun

Chapel of the Virgin Mary - wooden chapel. basket Chapel of the Virgin Mary - wooden chapel


tel.: 731626171

Address: Česká Třebová, Kozlov

Church of St. Peter and Paul - wooden church. basket Church of St. Peter and Paul - wooden church

Technically and artistically unique wooden church with a saddle roof replaced the original church, which had been torn down along with the castle. A wooden, step belfry and timbered rectory stand nearby...
tel.: 731402220

Address: Liberk

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