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Muzeum Jindřichohradecka

Muzeum Jindřichohradecka Review

Founded in 1882, this museum's big draw is its impressive nativity scene. The huge, mechanical créche was built by one committed craftsman, Mr. Krýza, who dedicated more than 60 years to its creation in the latter part of the 19th century. The old mechanism has now been replaced with an electrical system, but the primitive charm of the moving figures remains. Amazingly, the scene contains 1,398 figures. Other exhibitions in the former Jesuit seminary include an apothecary.

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  • Address: Balbínovo nám. 19, Jindřichův Hradec, Bohemia 377 01 | Map It
  • Phone: 384–363–660
  • Cost: 60 Kč
  • Hours: June–Aug., daily 8–noon and 1–5; Apr.–Dec., Tues.–Sun. 8–noon and 1–5
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  • Location: Jindřichův Hradec
Updated: 09-26-2013

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