Museum of passion plays and municipality Hořice na Šumavě
 

Museum in Hořice na Šumavě, overview, foto: Lubor Mrázek
Telephone :
+420 601 272 163

Opening times :
9.00 to 17.00 o'clock every day from June till the end of September, otherwise must the visit be arranged by phone

Admission :
Adults : 10,- Kč
Children, students, seniors : 5,- Kč
(ticket can be also used in Museum of radios)

Duration of visit :
about 30 minutes

Contact :
Marie Selecká

Museum of passion plays and municipality Hořice na Šumavě was established during cooperation with municipal office and Regional museum in Český Krumlov.

It is located in center of municipality in building of former basic school, same as Museum of radios. Exposition is installed in two ground floor rooms. The first room introduces history of village Hořice na Šumavě and surrounding municipalities. Greater interest is paid here to local church and development of crafts business in Hořice. In center of exposition are located great smithy bellows, and other historic items, which are selected into showcases. From other exhibits can be seen for example roller wringer motored by human power.

Museum of passion plays and municipality Hořice na Šumavě, postcard of exposition of past and present life of municipality, in front located great smithy bellows, foto: Lubor Mrázek Museum of passion plays and municipality Hořice na Šumavě, postcard of exposition of past and present life of municipality, foto: Lubor Mrázek Museum of passion plays and municipality Hořice na Šumavě, postcard of exposition of past and present life of municipality, foto: Lubor Mrázek

The second room is dedicated to detailed history of passion plays, described since the middle of the 19th Century. In the center of room is located great model of passion area, which has been made by local native Petr Brabec.

Museum of passion plays and municipality Hořice na Šumavě, exposition of passion plays, foto: Lubor Mrázek Museum of passion plays and municipality Hořice na Šumavě, price for developing of civic activities by foundation Patria and Place in heart for year 1996, foto: Lubor Mrázek

Exposition is accompanied by rich collection of photograph and picture documentation. There is installed even publication from the 30', containing special pictures. With exhibited glasses can be these pictures seen in 3D mode.

Museum of passion plays and municipality Hořice na Šumavě, present costumes for passion performance, foto: Lubor Mrázek Museum of passion plays and municipality Hořice na Šumavě, model of passion area, foto: Lubor Mrázek

In museum can be bought promotional materials and publications about history of famous Hořice's passion plays. Inspection of this unique museum can be a nice change for visitors of region Český Krumlov.
 

Further information :
Museums in the Český Krumlov Region
Museum of radios in Hořice na Šumavě
Passion Plays in Hořice na Šumavě
History of passion plays in Hořice na Šumavě
Places of interest in the Český Krumlov Region
Places of Interest in Český Krumlov
Culture and Society in the Český Krumlov Region
Culture and Society in Český Krumlov



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