In the late nineteenth century when photographing was becoming the next big thing, Josef Seidel and his son Francis were at the Forefront of its artistic value. but this Museum does not merely record their art but also their lives. It provides a unique insight into the lifestyle of two photographers, their habits and routines, and an exploration of their techniques. You get to see the tools they used - paper scissors, a photo press, polishing machines, a hand-operated printer. Even more engagingly, the entire Museum intimately links the artist to their Czech heritage. It is recommended that you take the guided tour.
Museum Fotoatelier Seidel Travel Tips
- Not wheelchair accessible.
- Guided tours: In Czech, German, English
- Audio guides in Czech, German, English and Russian.
- If you contact the museum ahead of time, you may be able to have a guided tour outside of normal opening hours.
Entrance Ticket Details For Museum Fotoatelier Seidel
- 16-26 years old; Retired - 70 CZK
- 6-15 years: 40 CZK
- Family (2 adults + 4 children up to 15 years) 200 CZK
- Discounts for groups of 10+: 10%
Museum Fotoatelier Seidel Hours
October - April:
- Last admission at 4pm.
May - September:
- Last admission at 5pm.
- Guided tours last 50 minutes.
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37.91% of people who visit Cesky Krumlov include Museum Fotoatelier Seidel in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
53.42% of people start their Museum Fotoatelier Seidel visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Museum Fotoatelier Seidel
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Museum Fotoatelier Seidel Reviews & Ratings
Nicely renovated house with an old stylish atmosphere. The exhibition is interesting and nice, but it could benefit from a better guiding, better labeling and better arrangement. It is definitely a worthy element of a visit to Krumlov.
I have been to this museum very recently and I totally recommend it. There you will be able to find a huge variety of negatives and photographs and also an intense history that is behind all these. If you are a photography lover or curious enthusiast this place is a must.
The narrative of the entire museum is excellent. It feels like time has stopped there and the museum has a soul! You just have to go in and feel it yourself.
The museum was great with a video presentation and audio guide. The front desk person was very kind and helpful. The museum really transported you to the past.
Amazing museum and great photo studio