Speculum Alchemiae Museum, Prague

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Discover places where alchemists made the elixir of eternal youth and the philosopher's stone at Speculum Alchemiae Museum. The museum houses secret alchemical laboratories that were built for King Rudolf II in the 16th century. The laboratories were discovered during the reconstruction of one of the city's oldest historical buildings, a World Heritage Site. During your visit, you can find out where the secret of making gold was written, who the reputed founder of alchemy was, and other legends from the so-called Prague Magical Triangle. The museum shop offers elixirs prepared according to the original recipes. Make Speculum Alchemiae Museum a part of your Prague vacation plans using our Prague vacation planner .
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  • Professional approach of Object wizards, who could interpret the interpretation to the group. The experience of a tour of this museum will thrill both adults and children. It is not a museum with panels, not using modern technical means, but the authenticity of the experience of a visit to the Alchemic study and alchemist's workshop.
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  • There’s not much substance to the tour here, but it is interesting to think that an alchemist did in fact live and work here. I would have enjoyed playing up the historical aspects of the location mor...  more »
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  • Small museum and well worth the $10 (approximately) that we spent on it! Takes about 30 minutes and was one of our favorite things of Prague! Our guide was awesome and really nice. Would recommend! There’s also secret passageways that got us excited. Do it!
  • Unbelievable experience. Just go! The staff is friendliest of them all. There are scheduled tours throughout the day and if there’s no one but you, you get a special private tour!! The guide was very nice and waited when we took photos and videos!! 10/10 would recommend
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