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Industrial heritage mine Příbram - Březové Hory

Industrial heritage mine Příbram - Březové Hory

The Mining Museum Příbram at Březové Hory was found in 1886 and it is the biggest mining museum in the Czech Republic. The expositions which are set into the former operating and office buildings provide the visitors with rich mining history of the Příbram Region in three tours.

nám. Hynka Kličky 293, Příbram

Kolin's suger beet grower's groove - Narrow gauge railway

Kolin's suger beet grower's groove - Narrow gauge railway

Historical railway, along which sugar beet was transported to individual sugar refineries. A educational trail leads along the railway. There are expositions along the trail in the form of different picture documents. The trail includes 12 information boards and is equipped with children's playground items, benches, shelters etc.

Ovčárecká 544, Kolín Sendražice

The Granary Museum in the village of Prostřední Lhota

The Granary Museum in the village of Prostřední Lhota

Four-storey Baroque grange from 1770, established by the Order of the Knight Crusaders with a red star. Example of folk architecture of Dobříšska and the central Povltavi region.

Prostřední Lhota 1, Nový Knín

Chrustěnice - iron mine

Chrustěnice - iron mine

The iron mine Chrustenice was in service from 1861 until 1965. It ranked among the largest mines in the region of Barrandien, with its lowest floor in the depth of 426 meters.

Chrustenice

Hrádek - Czech Museum of Silver and medieval silver mine

Hrádek - Czech Museum of Silver and medieval silver mine

A Gothic fort from the early 13th century was changed to its current form of a late Gothic castle palace in the late 15th century. In the late 19th century, necessary adaptations came and Hrádek was turned into a museum with numerous interesting expositions documenting silver mining in the region of Kutná hora.

Barborská 28, Kutná Hora

Museum of rustic structures in Kouřim

Museum of rustic structures in Kouřim

The museum was established in 1972 as a museum of endangered folk architecture monuments. Two unique 17th century polygonal barns from Durdic at Votice and Želejova at Hořic are worth mentioning. Another noteworthy monument of folk architecture is the 18th century half-timber blacksmith shop in Staré Bydžov, in the Hradec Králové Region. One of the largest museum building structures is the half-timbered...

Ruská, Kouřim

Glass Art Centre

Glass Art Centre

Former Glassworks Frantisek, which was built by Josef Kavalier.

Na Kácku 218, Sázava

Řimbaba Mine - museum and gallery

Řimbaba Mine - museum and gallery

Bohutín, Vysoká Pec

At Veselý's Mill

Functioning water mill with complete mill technology from the first half of the 20th century, including a reconstructed and functioning small hydro power plants.

č.p. 23, Choteč

Kamýk - equalising reservoir

Kamýk - equalising reservoir

The equalizing water reservoir serves industrial and electric power producing (includes 4 Kaplan turbines) purposes. The dam raised the level of Moldau by 14 m; it is 27.5 high and 94 m long.

Kamýk

Kostelec nad Černými lesy excursion brewery - brewery and museum

The brewery buildings and malt-house have been preserved to the present just the way they were originally built or reconstucted at the end of the 19th century. The brewery's major assets are the preserved original technologies, which still serve their purposes.

Českobrodská 17, Kostelec nad Černými lesy

Krnsko-Stránov - railway bridge

Krnsko-Stránov - railway bridge

The bridge on the railway line between Benátky n./Jizerou and Vinc (6 km south from Mladá Boleslav) was built in 1924 in unbelievable 120 days. The bridge is 152 m long, 5 m wide and 27 m high ferro-concrete viaduct with three vaults.

Krnsko

Lahovický Bridge

Lahovický Bridge

Two 9 m tall observation towers are located on each end of the bridge. The viewing platform is 6 m. They offer a view of Prague, and the junction of the Vltava and Berounka.

Strakonická, Kosoř

Mayrau mine - industrial heritage mine

Mayrau mine - industrial heritage mine

Preserved mine from 1874, which was transformed into a mining open-air museum in 1994. The two mine towers are already visible from a distance.

Vinařice u Kladna

Miřejovice - hydro power plant with weir and bridge

Miřejovice - hydro power plant with weir and bridge

Hydro power plant with a weir and bridge creates a unique architectural unit, which has also inspired constructors abroad. The lock consists of a weir bridge, a floating channel, power drive and sluiceway.

Nová Ves - Miřejovice

Nymburk - stone bridge

Nymburk - stone bridge

Road bridge over the Elbe River with three reinforced concrete arches. There are shields on the ends of the pillars bearing the Czech lion motif on the upstream side.

Nymburk

Nymburk - water supply tower

Nymburk - water supply tower

Water tower (37 m tall) with Art Nouveau decor, built according to the design of Osvald Polívka.

Jízdecká 473, Nymburk

Obříství - highway bridge

Obříství - highway bridge

100 m long and 10 m wide railway bridge across the river Labe was built in 1912 and is characterized by its interesting middle portal with turrets and crenelation.

Obříství

Orlík - reservoir dam

Orlík - reservoir dam

Because of the water volumes held by the dam (704 mil. m3), it is the largest water reservoir in our country. It was built in 1954-1962 and the dam is 450 m long and 91.5 m wide. A power plant in a separate building employs 4 Kaplan turbines. The dam has no lock chamber, but two slant high-lift locks. Only a small lock for sport boats is used. Besides protection against floods, the dam has also recreation...

Bohostice

Poděbrady - highway bridge

Poděbrady - highway bridge

Close to the town Poděbrady lays a modern ferro-concrete motorway cable bridge across the Labe river, 250 m in length. The structure includes 28 m high pylons holding the bridge roadway on four times 22 twin cables.

Poděbrady

Příčovy - windmill

Příčovy - windmill

Ruins of the windmill are located west of the village on a hillock near the Musík pond. It was built probably before 1606 and was used until the 18th century. Experts say it was a huge rotund tower windmill, without an analogy in present world. The brick building probably contained a wooden structure.

Příčovy

Sánský Canal - canal

Sánský Canal - canal

This 16 km long canal was built in the half of 15th century, originally (until 1930) to take the water into the artificial lakes. Later the water powered three mills along its course.

Slapy - reservoir dam

Slapy - reservoir dam

The impounding reservoir was finished in 1957 and raised the water level of the river Moldau by 70 m. The hydroelectric power plant is set immediately in the dam structure; it is equipped with three Kaplan turbines. The dam does not contain a lock chamber and thus creates obstruction on the river. It is also used for recreation.

Slapy

Solvay Quarry - museum

Solvay Quarry - museum

The mining open-air museum is located in the closed-down quarry Paraple (Brolly) in Czech Karst. Marked trails will lead visitors through the quarry and information panels will explain, how the limestone extraction and transport used to be performed.

lom Na Parapleti, Svatý Jan pod Skalou

Štěchovice - reservoir dam

Štěchovice - reservoir dam

Concrete impounding reservoir built in 1938 - 1944 on the Moldau river serves for recreation and power producing.

Štěchovice

St. Joseph's gallery

St. Joseph's gallery

One of the many mines of the Jílovsky gold-bearing district of the Kocoursky ore zone. The exploited golden ore was transported from the mine to the right bank of the Sazava River, where the ore was panned out in ore mills. 200 m of corridors are accessible to the public.

Dolní Studené

Švihov (Želivka) - water reservoir

Švihov (Želivka) - water reservoir

Water work with earth fill dam was built in 1965 - 1974 and represents a water-work system with the largest water purification plant in the Czech Republic. The dam is 58 m high and 620 m long.

Unfinished bridge

Unfinished bridge

Building construction began in 1939. It was terminated by the Communist regime in 1950. In 1965-1975 it was flooded to the level of the roadway when the Švihov water reservoir was built.

Vrané - reservoir dam

Vrané - reservoir dam

The last level of the Moldau Cascade was built in 1930 - 1935 and is used for electric power production as well as for recreational purposes. The water work includes solid gate structure dam with four deck level fields and lock chambers.

Vrané nad Vltavou

Vrátno - windmill

Vrátno - windmill

The walled windmill of slightly conical shape in fields northeast of the village was built in 1870, and milling for the last time in 1923. In 1878, a building was added, with stamps powered by transmission shaft from the mill. The stamps were used for crushing animal bones to manure surrounding fields. Ruins of the mill were restored in the late 20th century and adapted to private recreation grounds...

Vrátno

Vrchlice - water reservoir

Vrchlice - water reservoir

The only vaulted concrete dam in the Czech Republic was built in 1966 - 1970. The dam is 40.8 m high and 168 m long in the crest.

Vrchlice

Water tower

Water tower

Míru, Kolín

Žampach - railway bridge

Žampach - railway bridge

The highest stone railway bridge in the CR (41.73 m). It has seven arches, it is 109 m long. It is built from limestone. The bridge has never been repaired.

Žampach

Marián Gallery

Marián Gallery

A 532 m long gallery, which was under the surface of the Březový Mountains. From 1871, ore from the Marie mine was transferred to the so-called "Vojtěšské prádlo" (Vojtěšsky laundry). This gallery mainly transported ore in the winter.

Nádvoří Msgre. Korejse 155, Příbram - Březové Hory

Adit in Halíře

The tunnelling of the local gallery took place in 1949-1950. The entire area of the Halířsky zone was evaluated as without perspective and work was terminated here in 1951. Considering how well-preserved the underground space is and what a nice example of old work it is, the Nová Halířská gallery was made accessible to the public.

Jílové u Prahy

Baroque bridge

Zásmuky-Doubravčany

Electro open-air museum Čechův Mill - mill and small hydro power plant

Former mill and functioning small hydro power plant, which is surrounded by untouched nature. The hydro power plant was built here by miller Václav Čech and it is one of the first of its kind here.

č.p. 8, Hřebečníky - Šlovice

Gallery of St. Antonín Paduánský

The gallery is a part of the Kocoursky venous zone, the first records of it date back to the times of Jan Lucembursky. Work was carried out in the gallery in the first half of the 18th century. The gallery was tunnelled on two levels.

Jílové u Prahy

Joseph underground laboratory

Underground laboratory in the former exploratory adit Joseph, whose excavation was related to geological exploration of gold-bearing deposits.

(Proškův mlýn)

Malé Kyšice

Skalka Mine

Mníšek pod Brdy

Úvaly - railway viaduct

The nine-arced railway viaduct called the "Nine Canals". The brick bridge made from sandstone and granite blocks is led into a slight arc. It is approximately 135 metres long. The span of each of the 9 arcs is 9 m, and 13 m tall.

Úvaly

Waterworks Museum

The building structure of a former petrol station is a representative example of the industrial architecture at the turn of the 20th century.

č.p. 68, Vrutice

Zásmucko garden railway

The garden railway Zásmucka is a 300 m long track, located in a garden at the end of the village. It serves for the needs of transporting cargo, irrigation water and last but not least, transporting people.

Zásmuky

Čerčany - water tower and museum

Nádražní 25, Čerčany

(Vodní elektrárna Štěchovice)

Prof. Vl. Lista 329, Štěchovice


Events

(Nejen nepřátelé: Staří Řekové a jejich sousedé)

Regional Museum in Kolín - Dvořak's Museum of Prehistory (Kolín)

Fri 5/23/2019 - Wed 3/30/2021

(Obraz zemědělství v socialistickém realismu)

Kačina - chateau and museum (Svatý Mikuláš)

Mon 5/10/2020 - Thu 12/30/2020

(Z domácnosti našich babiček)

(Rožďalovice)

Wed 10/6/2020 - Fri 1/28/2021

(Sladkosti na Kolínsku: Z historie výroby čokolády, cukrovinek a kávových náhražek)

(Kolín)

Tue 10/19/2020 - Sun 2/27/2021

(Den otevřených památek)

Church of St. Barbora (Kutná Hora), Church o f St. Jacob (Kutná Hora), Church of the Virgin Mary in Náměť (Kutná Hora)

Wed 12/9/2020 9:00 - 15:00


Tip for a trip

Poděbrady - chateau

Poděbrady - chateau

The Gothic castle, residence of the king Jiří of Poděbrady, was built in the 13th century by the king...