Tour - Katovna - Museum of the capital justice system

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. Tue–Sun 9.00–16.30
1. 7.–31. 8. Tue–Sun 9.00–17.00
1. 9.–31. 12. closed


Guided tour in Czech

  • Full price 70 Kč
  • Reduced price 50 Kč

reservation needed for groups only