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Moravian Museums Brno The second biggest museum in the Czech Republic.

The Moravian Museum, the second biggest and the oldest museum in the Czech Republic, was founded in July 1817 by a decree of Emperor Francis I.
The museum's collections include over 6 millions of objects, representing valuable scientific material from the fields of literature, music and theatre, geology, mineralogy, botany, zoology and entomology. Beside of its scientific and documentation work the museum organises temporary exhibitions, lectures etc. The Children's Museum, special education and leisure facility, is dedicated to the youngest generation of museum visitors.

The museum consists from the following parts:

Dietrichstein Palace (Zelny trh 8, Brno)
Permanent exhibitions: Extinct Life in Moravia, Prehistory of Moravia, Great Moravia, Moravian Village in Middle Ages, World of Minerals, Professor Karel Absolon Memorial + part dedicated to children: Children's museum

Bishop's Courtyard (Muzejni 1, Brno)
Permanent exhibitions: History of Money in Moravia, Moravian Medals, Moravian Fauna, Fresh-water fish aquarium, Mushroom Gatherer's Consultaiton Centre

Institute of Ethnography (Koblizna 1, Brno)
Permanent exhibition: Pictures of the country life (in preparation)

Anthropos Pavilon (Pisarky Park, Brno - outside of the centre)
Permanent exhibitions: Moravian Hunters and Gatherers, The oldest Art of Europe, Palaeolithic Technologies, Genetics in the Evolution of Man, The Story of Mankind, Cousins or Brothers? - Ethology of Primates

Leos Janacek's Memorial (Smetanova 14, Brno)
Permanent exhibition: Completely preserved workroom of Leos Janacek

Situation: 5 min walk from the main square (Namesti Svobody)
Name: Moravian Museum Brno (Moravske Zemske Muzeum Brno)
Address: Zelny trh 6, 659 37 Brno, Czech Republic
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