National Heritage Site and UNESCO World Heritage Site
Exhibition: Open Air Museum
The exhibition shows the land cover changes and human activity legacy in the landscape. The visitors will see the settlements that have been abandoned after the displacement of mostly German-speaking residents. You will learn, for example, which plants came out of this battle as winners and which ones as losers. We connected it with a virtual excursion via current issues of our landscape.
The exhibition was prepared by scientists from the Institute of Botany, Czech Academy of Sciences in Průhonice, Faculty of Environmental Sciences of the Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem and Technical University of Dresden with the help of remote sensing techniques and many field surveys. Part of their work are also recommendations of management for nature conservation and local authorities.
The exhibition was created for the project Memory of Landscape of Czech-Saxon Switzerland within the framework of the program Czech-Saxony Free State of Saxony Interreg V A / 2014–2020 with the contribution of the AV21 Strategy.
The exhibiom is open September – October 2019.
Dear visitors, due to reconstruction the center is currently closed.
We will inform you in time of the opening of a brand new exposition in Spring 2020.
Průhonice Castle and Park, the Work of Nature and of the Human Spirit
Exposition is located on the ground floor of the Castle (entrance from the Inner courtyard), an explanation of the history of the Castle and Park. The exhibition is dedicated to the founder of the park Earl A. E. Silva Tarouca.
Garden Performing Art – Development of Garden Art and Introduction of Trees
Project: “Importance of woody plant introduction and assortment for monuments of garden art”, supported by Ministry of Culture, Czech republic, under the project code NAKI DF12P01OVV005.
Botanical Stories – World of Plants From Knowledge to Use
The permanent exhibition Botanical Stories – World of Plants From Knowledge to Use based on the exhibition designed on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the establishment of the Czech Academy of Emperor Franz Josef I for Sciences, Literature and Art, the predecessor of today’s Czech Academy of Sciences, has been opened in the Průhonice Castle. Open daily during opening hours of the Průhonice park.
ALL OUR EXHIBITIONS ARE FREELY ACCESSIBLE WITH A VALID TICKET TO THE PRUHONICE PARK.