Southern Bohemia Sights

Muzeum Jindřichohradecka

  • Balbínovo nám. 19 Map It
  • Jindřichův Hradec

Published 12/17/2015

Fodor's 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.

Sight Information

Address:

Balbínovo nám. 19, Jindřichův Hradec, Jihočeský, 377 01, Czech Republic

Map It

Phone:

/384–363–660

Website: www.mjh.cz

Sight Details:

  • 60 Kč
  • June–Aug., daily 8–noon and 1–5; Apr.–Dec., Tues.–Sun. 8–noon and 1–5

Published 12/17/2015

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