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Reviewed 19 September 2013
Cool idea, but...

We decided to give this place a try because alchemy sounded interesting. We were not impressed. The... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2013
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6 Jan 2016
10 Sep 2015
“Cool lab but guide not overly enthusiastic.”
The first museum in the world entirely devoted to the history and study of alchemy features unique objects, mysterious texts and some clues about the mythical "Philosopher's Stone."
U Jelena 489/12, Kutna Hora 284 01, Czech Republic
+420 327 511 259
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

This museum used to be much better. I visited it with my son several years ago and we were excited, therefore I was looking forward to come back in May 2015. Unfortunately I have to same this was disappointment. Expositions are much smaller, not well...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2015

I found the Museum quite interesting and informative. I liked that even though the lab was mostly destroyed by flood, it seemed to be restored to its former glory and the theme is maintained with well matched sound effects and lighting. The only way to...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2014

This place is closed. Cross it off your list. We emailed the contact and he very nicely gave us recommendations of other things to see, but this museum is no longer available.

1  Thank jss697
Reviewed 19 November 2013 via mobile

What a waste of time and money. The pictures outside looked good but they were obviously shot in better lighting than that currently in use. Apart from the initial reception room which looked ok, everywhere else was so dark it was hard to know what...More

1  Thank newpaper-addict
Reviewed 19 October 2013

We went there expecting to be dissapointed, but were pleasently surprised in the end. Sure, it's small - 4 rooms only - but thy've really put some effort in the presentation! Instruments are really cool and there are lots of funny and interesting stories to...More

2  Thank miinin
Reviewed 19 September 2013

I loved absolutely everything about Kutna Hora and it really bothers me to say anything negative at all about anything there but this place?? Upon arriving in Kutna Hora, we were armed with very minimal information about things to see and do. The Sedlec Ossuary,...More

2  Thank ladidadi
Reviewed 21 August 2013

That's right, this place SUCKS. I would not even spend my time writing this unless I wanted to warn other travelers. DO NIT WASTE YOUR MONEY!!!!!! This place is a joke of four rooms one of which was too dark to see. It's so lame,...More

Thank WhitneyEichinger
Reviewed 27 July 2013

We decided to give this place a try because alchemy sounded interesting. We were not impressed. The most interesting part of the museum was the paper that they gave us to describe alchemy; it's the same information that you could probably get off Wikipedia and...More

Thank TeenTravelbug
Reviewed 20 June 2013

This museum had three exibhits -- all with figures standing around a table. We were in and out in 5 minutes -- and had read through everything. This the only time Rick Steves has lead us astray....DON'T GO. Waste of 6 Euros, waste of 5...More

Thank cozmokramer
Reviewed 23 January 2013

is in the same building as the tourist information office open all year round at least from 10 am to 4pm

1  Thank 2udilligaf
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