Museum of the Bohemian Paradise

The expositions of the Museum of the Bohemian Paradise offers a unique opportunity to get to know Turnov and the whole region. Since 1886, the Museum has been collecting documentary materials about the natural wealth of Český ráj and its cultural history.

The unique exposition is dedicated to precious stones and jewellery. It is supplemented by the archeological, historical and national history sections. The permanent exposition also includes a unique panoramic picture by Mikoláš Aleš titled “Pobití Sasíků pod Hrubou Skálou” (The Defeat of Saxons under Hrubá Skála), the size of which is 8.5 x 10m, dating back to 1895.

Expositions:
1. Archeology of Český Ráj
2. The Exposition of precious stones and minerals from all over the world
3. Significant personalities of the region
4. Folk culture of Pojizeří

Location: The Museum is located close to Český Ráj Square, 200 m from the Church of St. Francis.

All expositions and exhibitions of the Museum of the Bohemian Paradise in Turnov are wheel-chair accessible. It has been fitted with an access ramp and there is a lift to the overground floors. On the ground floor, there is also a toilet accessible to wheel-chair users.