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Jewish Museum in Prague – Ceremonial Hall – the Prague Burial Society building (Židovské muzeum v Praze – Obřadní síň)

The former Ceremonial Hall and mortuary of the Old Jewish Cemetery was built in pseudo-Romanesque style from 1911–1912 according to a design by architect J. Gerstl. As part of the Jewish Museum, the Ceremonial Hall of the Prague Burial Society – Chevra Kadisha (founded in 1564) became an exhibition space.

Jewish Museum in Prague – Ceremonial Hall – the Prague Burial Society building (Židovské muzeum v Praze – Obřadní síň), U Starého hřbitova 3a, Praha 1 - Josefov, 110 00
Web: http://www.jewishmuseum.cz, e-mail: office@jewishmuseum.cz
tel.: +420222749211

Opening hours

November – March

Monday
09.00 – 16.30
Tuesday
09.00 – 16.30
Wednesday
09.00 – 16.30
Thursday
09.00 – 16.30
Friday
09.00 – 16.30
Sunday
09.00 – 16.30

April – October

Monday
09.00 – 18.00
Tuesday
09.00 – 18.00
Wednesday
09.00 – 18.00
Thursday
09.00 – 18.00
Friday
09.00 – 18.00
Sunday
09.00 – 18.00

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Closed on Saturdays and Jewish holidays.

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TOURS:

 

Jewish Museum in Prague:

The Spanish, Pinkas and Klausen synagogues, The Ceremonial Hall, The Old Jewish Cemetery and Robert Guttmann Gallery:

  • full 300 CZK
  • reduced 200 CZK

 

Prague Jewish Town:

Jewish Museum in Prague and The Old-New Synagogue:

  • full 480 CZK
  • reduced 320 CZK

 

The Old-New Synagogue:

  • full 200 CZK
  • reduced 140 CZK

 

Robert Guttmann Gallery and The Spanish synagogue:

  • full 70 CZK
  • reduced 50 CZK

 

Robert Guttmann Gallery:

  • full 40 CZK
  • reduced 20 CZK

 

The ticket is valid for 7 days - this applies to individuals (max. 5 persons) and families – for one visit to each site.

Reduced admission fee: children 6-15, students upto 26 years of age.

Children upto 6 years of age free.

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Object history

Ceremonial Hall – the Prague Burial Society building

Nearby the Klausen Synagogue, architect František Gerstel built a new building in a Romantic concept of a Romanesque manor in the years 1911 - 1912. It is a former ceremonial hall and mortuary, which today hosts the exposition of the Jewish Museum named Jewish traditions and habits - Course of Life.

 

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