Guided tours at the Estates Theatre (individuals) English
Guided tours in English for individuals and groups of up to 10 people
The Estates TheatreApproximate running time
50 minutes, no intermissionLanguage
Intended for: Individuals and groups up to 10 people
Meeting of participants: The tour meets 10 minutes before the official start by the main entrance to the Estates Theatre building, at the intersection of Rytířská street and Železná street. Please, be punctual, once the tour starts, it is no longer possible to enter the building.
Tours in another language:
Tours in Czech language
The Estates Theatre is one of the most beautiful historic theatre buildings in Europe
The Estates Theatre is one of Europe’s most beautiful theatre buildings. It is inextricably linked with the works of musical geniuses such as W. A. Mozart, Carl Maria von Weber, Gustav Mahler, and Nicolo Paganini. Of course, famous Czechs have also made their mark on the theatre’s history - writer Karel Čapek, playwright Milan Kundera or director Miloš Forman. Come to hear about these artists as well as learn more fascinating facts from both past and present from our expert guides.
The tour of the Estates Theatre starts in the entrance hall, continues through the auditorium, Mozart’s Lounge and ends in the main dressing room.
It is forbidden to use the lift during weekend tours, therefore, please consider whether you are physically able to walk up the stairs. Moreover, the use of toilets shall be limited to the minimum necessary.
This tour is in English language.
Schedule of tours in Czech
Contact: Nikola Bruder
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Where to buy tickets
The National Theatre sells tickets up to 6 months in advance. On 1 May at 9am we started selling tickets for performances of Drama, Ballet, Opera and Laterna magika until the end of October 2023.
When purchasing online, you can get an e-ticket. You can pick up printed tickets in person at the box offices of the National Theatre.
What to wear?
By their appearance, attire and behaviour, the audience is obliged to adhere to the accustomed practice expected from them when attending a theatre performance.
Parking at the Estates Theatre
Unfortunately, there is no parking near The Estates Theater. You can use the guarded parking lot in the Kotva shopping center (Revoluční 1/655, Prague 1) and Paladium (Na Poříčí 1079 / 3a, Prague 1).
Buffets at the Estates Theater
No waiting. For your benefit, please pre-order your food and beverages at the bar to minimize waiting in the queue!
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