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.

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
1. 1.–31. 3. closed
1. 4.–30. 6. closed
5. 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
13. 11.–14. 11. Sat–Sun 9.00–16.00
20. 11.–21. 11. Sat–Sun 9.00–16.00

Admission

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

  • Adults 25-65 years 160 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 130 CZK
  • Youth 18-25 years 130 CZK
  • Persons with disabilities with valid identification card/certificate 130 CZK
  • Children 6-18 years 80 CZK
  • Children under 6 years free
  • Person accompanying a disabled person free
  • Person accompanying a school group of 15 pupils/students free
  • Tour guide accompanying a group of at least 15 persons free
  • Free single NPÚ tickets free
  • Free family NPÚ tickets free
  • NPÚ-card free
  • „Náš člověk“-card* free
  • National Museum-card* free
  • ICOMOS-card* free
  • Journalist with press accreditation* free
  • * Offer available for cardholder only

reservation needed for groups only