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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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There is not a ticket for this site; the entry fee to this site is included in the ticket tours.

1)      Prague Jewish Town (incl.: Old New Synagogue, Maisel Synagogue, Pinkas S.; Klausen S., Spanish S., Old Jewish Cemerary, Ceremonial Hall, Robert Guttmann Gallery)

  • Adults: CZK 500
  • Children 6-15, students under 26: CZK 340
  • Disability card holders accompanied by a helper: CZK 84
  • Children under 6: free
  • Family ticket (2 adults and up to 4 children) – adults: CZK 500, every child (6-15): 160

 

2)      Jewish Museum in Prague

(incl.: Maisel Synagogue, Pinkas S.; Klausen S., Spanish S., Old Jewish Cemerary, Ceremonial Hall, Robert Guttmann Gallery)

  • Adults: CZK 330
  • Children 6-15, students under 26: CZK 220
  • Disability card holders accompanied by a helper: CZK 50
  • Children under 6: free
  • Family ticket (2 adults and up to 4 children) – adults: CZK 330, every child (6-15): 100

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Tickets are valid for 7 days.

 

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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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