Museum of the capital justice system

History of capital justice and torture.

Katovna is located in the castle cellars where visitors are seated so they can listen to the interpretation of the history of guttural justice and torture in the Czech lands as well as neighboring countries. Visitors will be acquainted with the work of the executioner, who performed not only capital sentences, but also extracted confessions of the accused through torture. The courageous can touch the contemporary instruments of torture try some of them out on their own. Katovna is open from 1. 6. to 31.8.

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
1. 6.-30. 6. tue 10.00 – 15.30
1. 6.-30. 6. wed–sun 10.45 – 15.30
1. 7.-31. 8. tue–sun 10.45 – 15.45

Admission

  • Adults 25 up to 64 years 120 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 100 CZK
  • Youth 18 up to 24 years 100 CZK
  • Persons with disabilities with valid identification card/certificate 100 CZK
  • Children 6 up to 17 years 40 CZK
  • Children under 5 years free
  • Person accompanying a disabled person free
  • Person accompanying a school group of 15 pupils/students free
  • Guide accompanying a group of at least 15 persons free
  • "MK ČR" card * not available
  • ICOMOS card * not available
  • Seasonal NPÚ ticket free
  • Single NPÚ tickets free
  • NPÚ card free
  • "Náš člověk" card * free
  • * Valid only for one person (card holder)
  • Kategorie Cena

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