Museums and Art Galleries Tour in Brno (Self Guided), Brno

Brno hosts a plenitude of museums and Czech art galleries, though by no means does it represent the number one cultural centre of the Moravian region. Brno's museums boast different exhibits comprising everything from ancient to Medieval. In the city’s art galleries, you can even buy oil paintings, photos, crafts and sculptures. Take this tour to explore Czech Art and the most relevant Museums that Brno has to offer.
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Museums and Art Galleries Tour in Brno Map

Guide Name: Museums and Art Galleries Tour in Brno
Guide Location: Czech Republic » Brno (See other walking tours in Brno)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles
Author: NatalyS
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Dům Umění
  • Etnografický Ustav MZM
  • Moravské Zemské Muzeum
  • Moravská Galerie
  • Muzeum Města Brna
Dům Umění

1) Dům Umění

The Dům umění (Brno House of Arts) is an exhibition centre that focuses on modern art. It includes the Gallery G99 that is aimed at the young art scene of Brno and the House of Lords, that hosts contemporary art shows. The main building is located in Malinovského Square and it was built in Art Nouveau style in 1910, but after the Second World War it was rebuilt in the functionalist style.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10 am - 6 pm
Etnografický Ustav MZM

2) Etnografický Ustav MZM (must see)

The Etnografický Ustav MZM (The Ethnographic Museum) is housed by The Palác Šlechtičen (Noble Palace) and is part of the Moravské Zemské Muzeum. The Palace was badly destroyed during World War II and later renovated for cultural purposes. The main exhibitions of the museum focus on the traditional Moravian culture from the 18th century to the present. Its collections are: costumes, folk art, crafts, furniture, musical instruments, toys, photos, films and graphic art.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 4 pm.
Moravské Zemské Muzeum

3) Moravské Zemské Muzeum (must see)

The Moravské Zemské Muzeum (The Moravian Museum) was constituted in July 1817 by a legal order of Emperor Francis I. It is the second oldest and largest museum in the Czech Republic. Some of its departments are scattered all over the city and they include history of music, history of literature, history of theatre, archaeology, geology, paleontology, mineralogy and petrography and entomology. Its collections contain beyond 6 million articles that are representative of different domains in science.

Opening hours: Monday- Friday: 8.30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Moravská Galerie

4) Moravská Galerie (must see)

Moravská Galerie (The Moravian Gallery) is the second biggest museum of art located in the Czech Republic. It was constituted by the fusion of two older institutions. Governor's Palace, Pražák Palace and Museum of Decorative Arts are the three main components of the Gallery. Starting in 1963, it was host to the Mezinárodní bienále grafického design (International Biennale of Graphic Design).
Muzeum Města Brna

5) Muzeum Města Brna (must see)

The Muzeum Města Brna (Brno City Museum) is one of the most imposing museums in the Czech Republic. It had its opening ceremony more than 100 years ago, but only since 1960, it is located in the Spilberk Castle. It showcases the Castle’s history, which has been a prison for more than 6 centuries. Pop in to enjoy the city's historical collections as well.

Operation hours: Monday - Sunday: 9 am – 5 pm

Walking Tours in Brno, Czech Republic

Create Your Own Walk in Brno

Create Your Own Walk in Brno

Creating your own self-guided walk in Brno is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Functionalist Architecture in Brno

Functionalist Architecture in Brno

After Czechoslovakia got its independence in 1918, the city of Brno became the second largest city in the country, developing rapidly both economically and politically. The construction sector had also picked up, transforming the city into one of the leading centers of functionalist architecture in Central Europe. Take this tour to explore the best examples of functionalist architecture in Brno.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles
Brno's Cultural Venues

Brno's Cultural Venues

The capital of the Moravian region is known for having a reach cultural scene that has played an important part in shaping the region's image and its artistic values. The city of Brno boasts a large number of theaters, libraries, experimental art studios and many more. Take this tour to discover the cultural hot spots of Brno.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 Km or 1.6 Miles
Brno Introduction Walking Tour

Brno Introduction Walking Tour

The second largest city in the Czech Republic, Brno is also the second most visited after Prague. Founded in the 14th century, it boasts a rich collection of medieval architecture, including the Špilberk Castle complex housing a city museum, park and a former prison with vaulted tunnels. On this walk you will get a chance to explore the city's most notable architectural and historic...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 Km or 1.7 Miles
Brno's Top Religious Sites

Brno's Top Religious Sites

Religion has always played an important role in the lives of the Czech people. The large number of holy buildings in and outside Brno bear testimony to this fact. Some of them, such as Cathedral of Saint Peter, are quite imposing, and others, such as St. Johns' Church, are very traditional. Take this tour to explore the holy buildings of the capital of the Moravian region.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 Km or 1.2 Miles