Moravian State Museum
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 .
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 Palais Dietrichstein with children's museum: the mineral collection is on the first floor. The permanent exhibition on the second floor deals with the history of Moravia (prehistory, Great Moravia , Moravia in the Middle Ages). The presentation texts are only in Czech (status 2019).
- the bishop's court (Biskupský dvůr)
- the women's monastery (Palác šlechtičen)
- the Anthropos Pavilion
- the Mendelianum
- the Leoš Janáček Memorial
The state museum outside the city also includes:
- the memorial of the Kralice Bible (Bible kralická) in Kralice nad Oslavou
- the old Jaispitz Castle (Jevišovice)
- the Budišov Castle near Třebíč
- Jan Jelínek 1958–1968
- National Museum (Prague) , the largest museum in the Czech Republic
- Silesian State Museum (Opava) , the oldest public museum in the Czech Republic
- Mercury Fountain (Brno) in the courtyard of the museum
- Museum website at mzm.cz (Czech, German, English, French).
- About us. In: mzm.cz (German), accessed on August 16, 2019.