The exhibition introduces the visitor not only to the history and the present of prosthetics as a specific field, but also to the use of technological substitutes across all fields of medicine. It uncovers ample collaboration of experts in medicine, electronics, cybernetics, mechanics, statics, design, and other fields, which precedes the development of unique prostheses and makes it possible.

Dear visitors, please, notice that during Christmas holidays NTM opening hours are changed. List of days with changed opening hours is in table below this text.

23.12. Saturday 10.00–18.00 h.
24.12. Sunday – Christmas Eve: closed
25.12. Monday – Christmas Day: 13.00–18.00 h.
26.12. Tuesday 10.00–18.00 h.
31.12. Sunday – New Year's Eve: 10.00–14.00 h.
1.1. Monday – New Year's Day: 13.00–18.00 h.  

This new exhibition with its subtitle: „Contemporary Art of medal making production 2008-2017“ presents the ongoing progress of this discipline. Within the exhibition visitors can see a wide selection of masterpiece production made by members of Association of Medallist Artists, whose work proves that this discipline means very strong connection between art inspiration and crafting. Also realization technics are inherent part of this discipline.

Dear visitors, in occasion of national holidays and important anniversaries you may visit National Technical Museum for price of 50 CZK per person on several days. The reduced admission days concern Main building on Letná in Prague and during opening season also NTM - Centre of Building Heritage in Plasy and Railway depositary of NTM in Chomutov. Reduced admission does not include coal and iron mine commented tour. (commission for the tour is 50 CZK for adult and 30 CZK reduced price).

At the edge of the Letná park, in front of the National Technical Museum, stands the oldest floored carousel in Europe. The National Technical Museum is planning to restore the carousel's structural parts in the immediate future, which, however, will not be enough to restore the carousel to a fully functioning state. Therefore, a cooperative project between the district of Prague 7, the National Technical Museum and other nearby institutions has been formed to plan the restoration of the remaining portions, and return the carousel to fully functional status in the near future. This initiative is open to sponsorship by the public, that is, to anyone wishing to help restore the Letná carousel. You may contribute to the restoration fund by donating to transparent account: 107-9304750207/0100.

Opening Days of National Technical Museum (NTM) Railway Depositary in Chomutov in 2018 is something we can call tradition now. In 2018 Depositary shall be opened for visitors from 1st April to 28th October – Depositary shall be opened every week from Thursday to Sunday - opening hours are from 09:00 to 17:00. Our Railway Depositary is for everyone who is interested in transportation technique, especially for everyone who is either interested in history of railway transportation or simply loves trains or both. This is a great opportunity for you to see where we store our most valuable historical railway vehicles.

Days of reduced admission (50CZK) for all visitors:


15 Feb Anniversary of the reopening of the National Technical Museum in 2011
28 Mar Teachers' Day
18 May International Day of Museums and Galleries
5 Jul Anniversary of foundation of the National Technical Museum in 1908
28 Sept Anniversary of opening of the NTM's first public exposition in the Schwarzenberg palace next to the Prague Castle
28 Oct Foundation of the Czechoslovak Republic
17 Dec Anniversary of the death of Václav Havel


Interactive exhibition „Illusorium“ presents more than 20 well-known as well as less known optical illusions and allows us to learn about some general principles of visual perception. The Authors from Institute of Psychology, Czech Academy of Science believe that this exhibition provides either entertainment  and learning and is ready to wake up your curiosity and eagerness to find out as much as possible about human mind.

The exhibition presents photographs from the archives of the Poldi metallurgy plant in Kladno. It depicts the century-long history of a significant industrial enterprise and the industrial age, as well as the social application of classic black-and-white photography in the same period.