Moravian State Museum

from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Moravian State Museum in Brno (Palais Dietrichstein)

The Moravian State Museum ( Czech Moravské zemské muzeum , MZM) in Brno is one of the most important museums in the Czech Republic .


The day's second biggest and second oldest museum institution in the Czech Republic was founded on July 29, 1817 due to the imperial decree of Emperor I. Franz as Kaiser Franz Museum (Františkovo muzeum) founded.


In its collections it preserves over 6 million valuable exhibits from the fields of anthropology , archeology of prehistory and early history and the Middle Ages, botany , theater studies , entomology , ethnography , geology , genetics , history , mineralogy , musicology , paleontology and zoology related to history of the Moravia region .

The most important exhibit is the Venus of Dolní Věstonice , with only one copy being exhibited in the main building, Palais Dietrichstein, for conservation reasons.

In addition to inventory building and scientific research, the museum organizes exhibitions, lectures and excursions and is dedicated to producing publications and working with children and young people.

The Moravian State Museum is subordinate to the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic and is a member of the Association of Museums and Galleries of the Czech Republic.


The National Museum in Brno includes:

The state museum outside the city also includes:


See also

Web links

Commons : Moravian State Museum  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. a b About us. In: (German), accessed on August 16, 2019.

Coordinates: 49 ° 11 ′ 29.1 ″  N , 16 ° 36 ′ 30 ″  E