The Castle (basic tour I.)

This tour includes the interiors and outdoor spaces of the parkan fortification wall with commentary on the development of the castle construction. The exhibit recalls the history of the Buquoy family from the arrival of the founder of the family branch in Bohemia, Karel Bonaventura Buquoy, to after the construction of the new castle on the outskirts of Nový Hrady and the establishment of the landscape park in the Terezin Valley. The installation of the rooms is inspired by gouaches by B. Str?bela showing the interiors in the mid-19th century and includes the largest portrait gallery of the Buquoy family in Bohemia, with a portrait of Sophia Theresa Buquo, by the important 19th century Viennese portraitist Franz Schrotzberger,the extensive collection of gouaches by A.G. Schulze from the mid-19th century of Nové Hrady and the surroundings, including views of the castle, and the Terezin valley, a hunting still life by Philipp Ferdinand de Hamilton and portraits of horses from his brother Johann Georg de Hamilton, the Ancestral Hall of Fame, the Buquoy archive, the first floor of the tower above the entrance gate. On the second floor of the tower there is an exhibition of glassmaking from Nové Hrady, built in collaboration with the Museum of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, with exhibits of clear engraved and cut glass and with examples of the unique black and red opaque hyalit glasse and agatino and lithyalin glass. There is also the original library with over 17,000 volumes.

Basic information

  • duration 45 minutes
  • max. 30 people

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
1. 1.–26. 3. closed
27. 3. (Fri) closed
28. 3.–30. 4. closed
1. 5.–24. 5. closed
25. 5.–31. 5. Mon–Sun 9.30–16.00
1. 6.–30. 6. Tue–Sun 9.30–16.30
1. 7.–31. 8. Mon–Sun 9.30–17.00
1. 9.–30. 9. Tue–Sun 9.30–16.30
1. 10.–31. 10. Tue–Fri 11.00–15.30
1. 10.–31. 10. Sat–Sun 9.30–15.30
1. 11.–31. 12. closed

Admission

Czech guide tour

  • Full 140 CZK
  • Children 0-6 years free
  • Youth 6-18 years 100 CZK
  • Family (2 full + 1-3 kids up to 15 years) 370 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 100 CZK
  • ISIC or EYCA Cards 100 CZK
  • ZTP, ZTP/P Cards free
  • ZTP/P Guide free
  • ICOMOS Card, National Museum and Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic Cards free
  • Journalist with press accreditation free
  • Free single or family NPÚ tickets free
  • Group with reservation over 15 adults 120 CZK/p
  • Group ICOMOS, ZTP, ZTP/P, NM and MK with reservation 20 CZK/p

Foreign-language tour

  • Full 210 CZK
  • Children 0-6 years free
  • Youth 6-18 years 150 CZK
  • Family (2 full + 1-3 kids up to 15 years) 560 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 150 CZK
  • ISIC or EYCA Cards 150 CZK
  • ZTP, ZTP/P Cards free
  • ZTP/P Guide free
  • ICOMOS Card, National Museum and Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic Cards free
  • Journalist with press accreditation free
  • Free single or family NPÚ tickets free
  • Group with reservation over 15 adults 180 CZK/p
  • Group ICOMOS, ZTP, ZTP/P, NM and MK with reservation 20 CZK/p

Foreign language tours offered in English and German

reservation needed for groups only