Adam's building (basic tour)

This tour leads through the first floor of Adam's building. It presents especially the representative lifestyle of Czech kingdom's supreme officials - Lords of Hradec, who had very high expectations on the look of their main residence. The second half of the tour shows chambers with younger - baroque and classicistic furnishings, which remember the epoch when the mansion was the residence of two other noble families - earls Slavata and Černín. The tour ends in the music pavilion Rondell.

The tour leads through the representative chambers of Adam's building's first floor, which was constructed during the second half of 16th century. Very valuable renaissance, the so called Green chambers with murals and coffered ceilings from 1580s are furnished with original furniture and portraits of mighty owners of the castle. The rooms remind the lifestyle and taste of all three nobel families who gradually owned the castle and the whole domain. Apart from portrait of White Lady - good spirit of family Lords of Hradec, the paintingf of famous artists decorate the walls of many chambers.

The second half of the tour shows the chambers with baroque, classicistic or empire furnishings and reminds more the family Černín and their lifestyle. As the passionate admirers of the art, they owned one of the richest artistic collections in Czech Kingdom once and some paintings presented in visit line A originate from it. Special place has certainly the monumental painting "Life of Joseph of Egypt" created by Petr Brandl in 1721. The tour ends in unique manneristic building Rondell. 

 

 

We hold the lunch break in April, May, September and October between 12 and 13 o'clock.

Basic information

  • duration 50 minutes
  • max. 20 people

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
1. 6.–5. 7. Tue–Sun 9.00–16.30
6. 7. Mon 9.00–16.30
7. 7.–30. 8. Tue–Sun 9.00–16.30
1. 9.–27. 9. Tue–Sun 10.00–16.15
28. 9.–30. 9. Mon–Wed 10.00–16.15

The times mentioned as the end of the opening time are the beginning times of the last daily tours. We hold the lunch break in April, May, September and October between 12 and 13 o'clock.

Admission

  • Adults 25-65 years 160 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 130 CZK
  • Youth 6-18 years 130 CZK
  • Persons with disabilities with valid identification card/certificate 130 CZK
  • Children 6-18 years 80 CZK
  • Children under 6 years free
  • Person accompanying a disabled person free
  • Person accompanying a school group of 15 pupils/students free
  • Tour guide accompanying a group of at least 15 persons free
  • Free single NPÚ tickets free
  • Free family NPÚ tickets free
  • NPÚ-card free
  • „Náš člověk“-card* free
  • National Museum-card* free
  • ICOMOS-card* free
  • Journalist with press accreditation* free
  • * Offer available for cardholder only

Foreign language tours are offered in English and German - after previous reservation.

reservation needed for groups only