News & Events

A puppet of an older gentleman.
11. 3. 2020

We would like to apologize but the museum will be closed until further notice due to government restrictions against corona virus spreading. We are looking forward to seing you soon!

Hurvínek.
4. 3. 2020

Since Wednesday, March 4th, we're back in a normal mode! The construction work, which required the closure of the shop and the operation of the lift, is well over and the museum is now accessible to visitors with reduced...

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Nest For the Soul poster.
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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Road sign for construction work.
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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Photo of František Tvrdek.
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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Ultraviolet Retro poster with colourful fish.
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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Lady Skier - a paper puppet.
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.

PF 2020 poster.
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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Representatives of the Seoul Historical Museum visiting the permanent exhibition of the Chrudim Puppetry Museum.
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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Puppet The Mowgli by Pavel Kalfus.
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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