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. 40 people

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
10. 4.–13. 4. Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun 10.00–15.15
1. 5. Fri 10.00–16.15
2. 5.–5. 5. closed
6. 5. Wed 10.00–16.15
7. 5.–9. 5. closed
10. 5.–31. 5. Tue–Sun 10.00–16.15
2. 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

Czech guide tour

  • Full 160 CZK
  • Children 0-6 years free
  • Youth 6-18 years 110 CZK
  • Family (2 full + 1-3 kids up to 15 years) 420 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 110 CZK
  • ISIC or EYCA Cards 110 CZK
  • ZTP, ZTP/P Cards free
  • ZTP/P Guide free
  • ICOMOS Card, National Museum and Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic Cards free
  • Journalist with press accreditation free
  • Free single or family NPÚ tickets free
  • Group with reservation over 15 adults 140 CZK/p
  • Group ICOMOS, ZTP, ZTP/P, NM and MK with reservation 20 CZK/p

Foreign language tour - with reservation in advance only

  • Full 240 CZK
  • Children 0-6 years free
  • Youth 6-18 years 170 CZK
  • Family (2 full + 1-3 kids up to 15 years) 640 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 170 CZK
  • ISIC or EYCA Cards 170 CZK
  • ZTP, ZTP/P Cards free
  • ZTP/P Guide free
  • ICOMOS Card, National Museum and Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic Cards free
  • Journalist with press accreditation free
  • Free single or family NPÚ tickets free
  • Group with reservation over 15 adults 200 CZK/p
  • Group ICOMOS, ZTP, ZTP/P, NM and MK with reservation 20 CZK/p

Foreign language tours are offered in English and German

reservation needed for groups only