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.

Basic information

  • duration 20 minutes
  • max. 25 people

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
1. 1.–31. 5. closed
1. 6.–30. 6. closed
1. 7.–31. 8. Tue–Sun 9.00–17.00
1. 9.–31. 12. closed

Admission

Czech guided tour

  • Full 80 CZK
  • Children 0-6 years free
  • Youth 6-18 years 60 CZK
  • Family (2 full + 1-3 kids up to 15 years) 210 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 60 CZK
  • ISIC or EYCA Cards 60 CZK
  • ZTP/P Guide free
  • Journalist with press accreditation free

Foreign-language tour

  • Full 120 CZK
  • Children 0-6 years free
  • Youth 6-18 years 90 CZK
  • Family (2 full + 1-3 kids up to 15 years) 320 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 90 CZK
  • ISIC or EYCA Cards 90 CZK
  • ZTP/P Guide free
  • Journalist with press accreditation free

Foreign language tours offered in English

Combined ticket 1. + 3. Czech guide tour

  • Full 180 CZK
  • Children 0-6 years free
  • Youth 6-18 years 130 CZK
  • Family (2 full + 1-3 kids up to 15 years) 480 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 130 CZK
  • ISIC or EYCA Cards 130 CZK
  • ZTP/P Guide free
  • Journalist with press accreditation free

Combined ticket 1. + 3. foreign-language tour

  • Full 270 CZK
  • Children 0-6 years free
  • Youth 6-18 years 200 CZK
  • Family (2 full + 1-3 kids up to 15 years) 730 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 200 CZK
  • ISIC or EYCA Cards 200 CZK
  • ZTP/P Guide free
  • Journalist with press accreditation free

reservation needed for groups only