The St. Maurus's shrine

This tour will introduce you to a unique Romanesque goldsmith's priceless relic - shrine of St. Maurus. The accompanying exhibition takes you through the history of this jewel and at the end of the tour you can quietly enjoy the beauty of the Romanesque goldsmith. Come with us on a journey in the footsteps of the reliquary of St. Maur!

The tour takes 45 minutes and there are maximum 25 persons in a group. This is only guided tour. For bigger groups of foreign visitors it is possible to use an audio guide in German, English, Russian, French, Italian, Polish. There are five rooms dedicated to the presentation of this national culture monument.

Visitors get to know about an interesting history of this valuable relic at the beginning of the tour. Visitors will be able to see the content of the shrine in the photos of large formats.

In the second room, it is possible to listen to an exciting story about the revelation of the shrine in 1985. And it is available to see an authentic short film from its discovery and pickup from the wooden floorboards by the policemen in the castle chapel.

In the third room, the visitors will learn in detail about the decoration of the shrine and about the process of its restauration.

The original wooden core of the shrine is situated in the fourth room. There are many others presentations of existing shrines to imagine various shapes and measures they could have.    It´s presented the explanation why the shrines were made and what it could be typically found inside of them.

At the end of the tour, the visitors can see the original decoration of the shrine of St. Maurus in the safe deposit room.

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Basic information

  • duration 45 minutes
  • max. 25 people

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
25. 5.–28. 6. Tue–Sun 9.00–16.00
30. 6.–31. 8. Tue–Sun 9.00–17.00
6. 7. Mon 9.00–17.00
1. 9.–2. 10. Tue–Sun 9.00–16.00
28. 9. Mon 9.00–16.00
3. 10.–1. 11. Sat–Sun 9.00–16.00
28. 10.–30. 10. Wed–Fri 9.00–16.00
1. 12.–31. 1. closed

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/P Guide free
  • Journalist with press accreditation free
  • Group with reservation over 15 adults 140 CZK

Foreign-language tour

  • 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/P Guide free
  • Journalist with press accreditation free
  • Group with reservation over 15 adults 200 CZK

Foreign language tours offered in English and German

Combined ticket I. + II. czech guide tour

  • Full 210 CZK
  • Children 0-6 years free
  • Youth 6-18 years 140 CZK
  • Family (2 full + 1-3 kids up to 15 years) 550 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 140 CZK
  • ISIC or EYCA Cards 140 CZK
  • ZTP/P Guide free
  • Journalist with press accreditation free

Combined ticket I. + II. foreign-language tour

  • Full 310 CZK
  • Children 0-6 years free
  • Youth 6-18 years 220 CZK
  • Family (2 full + 1-3 kids up to 15 years) 830 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 220 CZK
  • ISIC or EYCA Cards 220 CZK
  • ZTP/P Guide free
  • Journalist with press accreditation free

reservation not necessary