National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

1400 Inspiration Pl. S.W.
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404- Map It
(319) 362-8500

AAA Editor Notes

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library is downtown at 1400 Inspiration Pl. S.W. The museum in Czech Village displays videos and interactive environments; reader boards and oral histories; and authentic Czech and Slovak folk costumes, glass and ceramics, maps, folk art, military artifacts and other items of Czech, Moravian and Slovak origin. The Faces of Freedom: The Czech and Slovak Journey exhibit describes Czech and Slovak heritage and the road to freedom and discovery. A restored house reflects the lifestyle of Czech and Slovak immigrants. Demonstrations of traditional Old World arts and crafts are offered throughout the year. Rotating exhibits and events also are available. A display about the damaging effects of floods on the community can be seen at the museum's Kosek Building, 87 16th Ave. S.W. Guided tours are available by appointment (minimum 10 people). Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 45 minutes minimum.
$10; $9 (ages 65+); $5 (students, college students with ID, and active military and veterans with ID); $3 (ages 6-13).
Hours: Museum Mon.-Sat. 9:30-4, Sun. noon-4. Library Tues.-Sat. 9:30-4. Closed Jan. 1, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve (1-4) and Christmas.