News & Events

21. 2. 2020

On Thursday 5th March 2020 at 5 pm we invite you to the opening of our brand new exhibition called Hnízdo pro duši (Nest for the Soul). This exhibition documents the artistic work of people with mental disabilities in the so-...

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31. 1. 2020

Dear visitors, we are very sorry, but due to construction work in one of the museum buildings, the operation of the museum will be restricted until further notice. What does this mean for you? Unfortunately, it is not possible...

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24. 1. 2020

The legendary creator of the luminescence theater, designer, theater director, puppeteer and teacher František Tvrdek was born on January 26, 1920 in Prague. At the Nocturno Theater he staged interiors and costumes using...

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30. 1. 2020 to 9. 1. 2022

The popular luminescent puppet theater returns to the Museum of Puppetry in Chrudim. It's great fun with luminophores! Special colors containing the so-called luminophores allow puppets to glow beautifully under ultraviolet...

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13. 1. 2020 to 29. 1. 2020

Due to regular maintenance, the museum will be closed from 13th to 29th January 2020. We apologize and thank you for your understanding.

18. 12. 2019

The end of the year is coming, so we would like to wish all our visitors and supporters pleasant and peaceful Christmas full of nice meetings with their loved ones and as much energy and optimism as possible in the following...

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12. 12. 2019

In addition to many other events and exhibitions, next year we are preparing an exhibition of Czech puppetry in South Korea. The prestigious exhibition at the Seoul Historical Museum will be open on June 2, 2020. In addition...

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21. 11. 2019

We are very happy, the museum was mentioned in an article by Tanya Mohn for the New York Times. The article named Global Shopping With UNESCO as Your Guide shows as UNESCO which designates historically important sites does...

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1. 12. 2019 to 31. 12. 2019

In order to evoke the right Christmas atmosphere, we´ve prepared a special Advent program for our visitors. As every year, they can look forward to St. Nicholas party in the museum, Christmas Angel of fulfilled wishes, puppet...

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18. 10. 2019 to 19. 10. 2019

On the occasion of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, we organize a festival of independent puppet theatre. Three leading alternative Czech puppet ensembles, the Forman Brothers Theater, Continuo...

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