In Prague on Thursday, September 28 normally inaccessible historical sites will be open for free. This will occur on the state holiday – the Day of Czech Statehood. Here is a list of places to go and what to see:
Open Day at Strakova Akademie
Serves as the residence of the government of the Czech Republic. Immediately after the completion of the construction in 1896, it was a hostel for poor students from noble families. After WWII, it became the seat of the Czech government. During the excursion, guests will see the historical premises of the building including the hall of government meetings, the prime minister’s cabinet, and more.
Where: Úřad vlády ČR, nábřeží Edvarda Beneše 4, Praha 1
When: from 10:00 to 17:00
Open Day in the Ministry of Defense of the Czech Republic
Excursions with a professional guide will take place every 15 minutes and will last for 30-45 minutes. Guests will see the Cabinet of the Ministry of Defense. Guests are asked to send in advance the following information to the email prohlidka-MOValy@army.cz.
Where: Ministertsvo obrany ČR, Tychonova 1, Praha 6
When: from 09:00 to 14:00
Open Day at Nostický palác
The Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic is located here, guests will see the stunning parade halls, galleries, a library, and more.
Where: Maltézské náměstí 1, Praha 1
When: from 10:00 to 17:00
Open Day at the Ministry of Regional Development of the Czech Republic
The office is located in a building on Old Town Square, guests can take part in free tours which will take place every half hour. They will be told the history of the building, the ministry, and they will see the hall of negotiations. Visitors will be offered to taste various Czech and Moravian delicacies and to look at the performances of folk music and dance ensembles.
Where: Staroměstské náměstí 932/6
When: from 09:30 to 16:00
Free Concert in Wallenstein Gardens
The Senate of the Czech Republic invites the public to listen to the jazz band Big Band Z. U. B. B and the children’s symphony orchestra ZUŠ.
Where: Valdštejnská zahrada, Letenská, Praha 1 – Malá Strana
When: it starts at 17:00
One of the oldest and most beautiful vineyards of the Czech Republic, guests will have a stunning view of Prague, a unique opportunity to see an authentic hand press for pressing grapes, wineskins, and wine from the best Czech producers, a knight tournament, traditional music, taste various wines and cheeses.
Where: Svatováclavská vinice – Pražský hrad, Staré zámecké schody 251, Praha 1
When: from 11:00 to 18:00
National Technical Museum for 50 Crowns
The National Technical Museum reduced the cost of tickets from 190 CZK to 50. Visitors will see cars, motorcycles, trains, and other equipment from the times of the First Republic.
Where: Kostelní 42, Praha 7
When: from 10:00 to 18:00