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
6. 4.–28. 4. Sat–Sun 9.00–16.00
1. 5.–30. 6. Tue–Sun 9.00–16.00
1. 7.–1. 9. Tue–Sun 9.00–17.00
3. 9.–29. 9. Tue–Sun 9.00–16.00
5. 10.–27. 10. Sat–Sun 9.00–16.00
22. 10.–25. 10. Tue–Fri 10.45–11.00
22. 10.–25. 10. Tue–Fri 13.45–14.00
28. 10.–30. 10. Mon–Wed 9.00–16.00
1. 11.–27. 11. Wed, Fri 9.45–10.00
1. 11.–27. 11. Wed, Fri 13.45–14.00

Admission

A tour in foreign language in the high season (1. 4. - 31. 10.)

  • full admission 230 Kč
  • reduced admission (children 6-18 years, students 18-26, seniors over 65 years, disabled over 18 years, ISIC, ITIC, EYCA, EUROBEDS) 170 Kč
  • family ticket (2 adults + 1-3 children up to 18) 620 Kč
  • children up to 6 years, disabled to 18 years, severely disabled with attendants, ICOM, ICOMOS, AMG, Czech National museum, pedagogical accompaniment, NPÚ, press, a guide of the group free of charge
  • group admission 15+ 200 Kč
  • group admission 15+ for the visitors with free entrance 20 Kč

A tour in foreign language outside opening hours (1. 11. - 31. 3.)

  • full admission 460 Kč
  • reduced admission (children 6-18 years, students 18-26 years, ISIC, ITIC, EYCA, EUROBEDS, seniors citizens over 65 years, disabled, severely disabled) 340 Kč
  • children up to 6 years, attendants of severely disabled, ICOM, ICOMOS, AMG, Czech National museum, pedagogical accompaniment, NPÚ, press, a guide of the group) freee of charge

A TOUR IN CZECH LANGUAGE in the high season (1. 4. - 31. 10.)

  • full admission 150 Kč
  • reduced admission (children 6-18 years, students 18-26, seniors over 65 years, disabled over 18 years, ISIC, ITIC, EYCA, EUROBEDS) 110 Kč
  • family ticket (2 adults + 1-3 children up to 18) 400 Kč
  • children up to 6 years, disabled to 18 years, severely disabled with attendants, ICOM, ICOMOS, AMG, Czech National museum, pedagogical accompaniment, NPÚ, press, a guide of the group free of charge
  • group admission 15+ 130 Kč
  • group admission 15+ for the visitors with free entrance 20 Kč

A TOUR IN CZECH LANGUAGE out of the high season (1. 11. - 31. 3.)

  • full admission 300 Kč
  • reduced admission (children 6-18 years, students 18-26 years, ISIC, ITIC, EYCA, EUROBEDS, seniors citizens over 65 years, disabled, severely disabled) 220 Kč
  • children up to 6 years, attendants of severely disabled, ICOM, ICOMOS, AMG, Czech National museum, pedagogical accompaniment, NPÚ, press, a guide of the group) free of charge

reservation not necessary