Monday, April 4, 2011: Smetana’s ‘Home’

Bedřich Smetana sits in front of his museum home

Within walking distance of the Charles Bridge, with an astonishing view of Prague Castle across the Vltava River, you’ll find the Bedřich Smetana Museum.

The display currently presented at the museum is the third permanent exhibition in the history of the museum and was opened in 1998.

Its unusual design is dedicated to Smetana, often regarded as the founder of Czech national music, and is divided into parts by subject and design. The core of the museum collections is composed of Smetana’s memorabilia, bought in 1928, with iconography, press documents, music archives, a library, and a record library.

Baia Dzagnidze reports on what awaits you at the Bedřich Smetana Museum in Prague. The museum is open every day but Tuesdays, and features a very interesting interactive display which allows you to take the conductor’s podium …

But for the complete story, click on Go To: Czech Travel.

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