Lobkowicz Palace, Prague

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#1 of 189 in Museums in Czech Republic
Home to the same aristocratic family for nearly four centuries, Lobkowicz Palace is part of Prague's World Heritage castle complex. Confiscated by the Nazis and the Communists in the 1940s, this 16th-century palace finally returned to its rightful owners in 2002. Since then, the building has been home to a private museum housing priceless paintings by Piranesi, Canaletto, and Brueghel the Elder. The museum's prized possessions also include original musical scores written by Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven, who dedicated three symphonies to Joseph Franz Maximilian, the seventh prince Lobkowicz. An audio guide, dictated by current owner William Lobkowicz, brings to life dozens of personal items displayed here, including Lobkowicz family portraits and photo albums. Put Lobkowicz Palace on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Prague tour planner.
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  • August 16, 2017
    It said Prague is the Castle District. Re-fuel like so many others. A wonderful day, that if crowded of tourists
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  • August 16, 2017
    Oh my goodness, this place is full of beautiful artwork. The history of this family is amazing. Don't miss the 1:00 concert and something to eat in the restaurant, which has amazing views of Prague.  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    The Lobkowicz Palace museum is worth a visit. There is a lot of important Czech history on display. The art collection is *mostly* family portraits but the audio tour tells a worthwhile story and can ...  more »

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