Municipal museum Nový Bydžov

Městské muzeum Nový Bydžov

upozorněníIn connection with a government order, it is possible that the building has interrupted or limited providing services. Find out about the current situation with the operator.
Boženy Němcové 507, 504 01 Nový Bydžov

The museum founded in the year 1888 occupies two floors of the art nouveau building of the savings bank in Masaryk Square. Apart from the historical museum exhibition, visitors can see the rich gallery of works of art from the 19th and 20th century, the permanent exhibition Bydžov known and unknown, and other thematic exhibitions regularly changed from its own funds.

Telephone: +420 495 493 086, +420 724 916 940

Services in the building:


Category gallery, museum
Certificates and memberships Cultural monument, Member of the Museum and Gallery Association of the Czech Republic
Style Art Nouveau (80%)
Services library / reading room, sale of cycling and tourist maps of region, sale of novelties and souvenirs, sale of tourist cards, sale of tourist stamps, WC
Staff languages Czech, English, German
Accepted forms of payment Czech korunas in cash, CZK coins
First year open to the public 1907
Date of construction 1906

Tours / exhibitions

Opening hours
(GMT +2)
  • year round Tu-Th except state and other holidays (non-working days) except 31.12. 8:00-12:00 13:00-16:00 (independently without guide)
  • year round Fr, Sa except first Friday of the month except state and other holidays (non-working days) except 31.12. 10:00-12:00 13:00-18:00 (independently without guide)
  • year round first Friday of the month except state and other holidays (non-working days) except 31.12. 10:00-12:00 13:00-20:00 (independently without guide)

Before visiting the building we recommend checking the current opening hours on the building's website or by contacting the operator by telephone.

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Gallery and exhibitions
Description In the secession hall on the 1st floor of the savings bank, there are more than 200 paintings, drawings, sketches, posters, plaquettes, relievo and statues of the artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. Bydzov known and unknown is a part of this exhibition - Bydzov is shown on engravings, lithographies, photographs, postcards, pictures, drawings and linen.
Foreign languages tour guide (Czech, English), descriptions (Czech)
Exhibition specialization 19th century art, 20th century art, architecture / urbanism, art Nouveau / secessionism, contemporary creative arts, historical postcards, historic publications / chronicles / privilege, paintings / drawings / graphic design, photography, postcards, posters, sculpture, visual arts
Historical exposition
Description Unique prehistoric finds, valuable guild monuments (exceptional among the weapons are a Hussite howitzer and a Renaissance capon sword), samples of objects from the civic environment – inlaid and carved furniture, glass products, stoneware, faience, porcelain and pewter, jewellery, watches, etc. The exhibit also commemorates the famous tradition of formal student balls and the participation of Skřivany native Dr. Václav Vojtěch in Byrd’s Antarctic expedition in 1928 – 1930.
Foreign languages tour guide (Czech, English), descriptions (Czech)
Exhibition specialization archaeology, ceramics, ethnography, folk art, furniture / interior furnishings, glass / porcelain, hussites, jewels / jewellery, military / weapons / fortification, regional history, the Church / liturgical objects, timepieces, tin


Distance from parking lot 0 m (own)
The nearest train stations
Nearest bus stop
The nearest airport
  • Pardubice (31 km)
  • Mnichovo Hradiště (48 km)
  • Václav Havel Aiport (89 km)
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