Hospital (basic tour)

In the basic tour you will learn about the history and constructional development of the hospital, you will learn everything important about the personality of Count Franz Anton von Sporck and about the original purpose of the whole complex - the hospitable activity of the Merciful Brothers.

Lapidárium

The main tour will guide you through the interior of Kuks Hospital, e.g. the main hospital ward, Holy Trinity Church, the vestry, the courtyard and the Baroque apothecary´s „The Pomegranates“. At the model of the Kuks valley, the history of the entire unique baroque complex is explained; paintings and other exhibits present the life and personality of its founder, Franz Anton von Sporck, and the history of the Brothers Hospitallers who cared for the hospital patients. In the lapidarium, you will see the unique collection of allegories of Virtues and Vices, original sculptures by the most famous Czech Baroque sculptor Matthias Bernard Braun.

This tour is only guided. If you want english guide, reserve date and time on this e-mail: kutalkova.cecilie@npu.cz. If you will come without reservation, you will be added to a Czech group and the cashier lend you text in foreign language (English, German, Dutch, Polish, Spanish, French, Italian or Russian).

Hospital tour is barrier-free.

Basic information

  • duration 60 minutes
  • max. 50 people

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
2022
1. 1.–31. 3. closed
1. 4.–30. 6. Tue–Sun 9.00–17.00
18. 4. Mon 9.00–17.00
1. 7.–31. 8. Mon–Sun 9.00–17.00
1. 9.–31. 10. Tue–Sun 9.00–17.00
11. 11. Fri 9.00–16.00
12. 11.–13. 11. Sat–Sun 9.00–16.00
19. 11.–20. 11. Sat–Sun 9.00–16.00

Admission

Czech guide tour, foreign language tours are offered in English and German - reservation is necessary.

  • Adults 25-64 years old 190 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ years old 150 CZK
  • Youth 18-24 years old 150 CZK
  • Holders of ZTP and ZTP/P identification cards 150 CZK
  • Children 6-17 years old 80 CZK
  • Children 0-5 years old free
  • Individuals accompanying disabled people (with a ZTP/P card) free
  • Individuals accompanying school groups of 15 students free
  • Tour guides accompanying tour groups of 15 people* free
  • Admission with single-entry tickets issued by the NPÚ free
  • Admission with yearly passes issued by the NPÚ free
  • Holders of NPÚ employee cards (+ up to 3 family members) free
  • Holders of "Náš člověk" ("Our person") cards * free
  • Holders of ICOMOS cards * free
  • Journalists with appropriate press credentials * free
  • * Valid only for cardholders

reservation needed for groups only