Museum of Applied Arts
Husova 14, 662 26 Brno, Czech Republic
+420 532 169 111
Wednesday to Sunday 10am - 6pm
Thursday 10am - 7pm
Closed on Monday and Tuesday
Booking of guided tours, group visits and workshops:
Booking required, contact:firstname.lastname@example.org or +420 532 169 11
Groups can make arrangements for guided tours in Czech or in a foreign language.
The monumental, quasi-historical building on the Brno ring road
was purpose-built in 1882 to accommodate the oldest museum of
applied arts in Bohemia and Moravia, and was considerably extended
six years later. After WWII the building was adapted to plans by
the leading functionalist architect Bohuslav Fuchs. The restoration
project, designed by Ivan Koleček, Viktor Rudiš and Zdeňka Vydrová
and completed in 2001, was received with great public
The museum houses a permanent exhibition of applied arts from the Middle Ages to the present day, comprised of collections of glass, ceramics and porcelain, textiles, furniture and metalware. In addition to seeing the traditional displays visitors can take a virtual tour of the museum exhibits accessible through the Microgallery. The building also contains rooms for temporary exhibitions and The Camera, being the only exhibition facility dedicated exclusively to photography within the Czech art museums.
The Museum of Applied Arts has a lecture room seating 70 people. The backup facilities for lecturing are provided by the Children's Studio.