Tours

On this page, we provide an overview of the available tours that you can take in our complex.

The Theological Hall is one of the jewels of the tour circuit at the Strahov Library.

Standard Library Tour

A self-guided tour allowing visitors to explore the library without entering the two historical halls. In the library, visitors walk through a corridor with the Cabinet of Curiosities and have the opportunity to view the Philosophical and Theological Hall from the entrance doors. Samples of rare books, bindings, illustrations, and collections are on display for you. Guided tour texts are available and can be borrowed from the custodians upon request.

Recommended tour duration: 40 minutes

Ticket Prices

  • Adults → 150 CZK
  • Reduced → 80 CZK
  • Family → 290 CZK (1 to 2 adults and 1-5 children under 15 years old)
  • Elementary school pupils → 20 CZK (groups of pupils from Czech elementary schools as part of an educational program)

Free admission: children under 6 years old, holders of card for the disabled, members of orders and congregations, holders of ICOM cards, teachers accompanying a group of pupils or students, and for travel agencies, every 21st person.

Reduced admission: children and youth under 18 years old, students with an ISIC card under 27 years old, teachers with an ITIC card, and seniors (65 years and older).

Exhibition of the Miler couple with a tour of the Abbey

A tour of the Strahov Monastery's cloisters, dining and historic halls. A permanent exhibition about St. Norbert, the founder of the Premonstratensian order, is prepared for you in the so-called Romanesque halls.

You can find more information about the ongoing exhibition here.

Recommended tour duration: 60 minutes

Ticket Prices

  • Adults → 150 CZK
  • Family → 290 CZK (1 to 2 adults and 1-5 children under 15 years old)
  • Reduced → 80 CZK
  • Elementary schools pupils → 20 CZK (teachers free)

Free admission: children under 6 years old, holders of card for the disabled, members of orders and congregations, holders of ICOM cards, teachers accompanying a group of pupils or students, and for travel agencies, every 21st person.

Reduced admission: children and youth under 18 years old, students with an ISIC card under 27 years old, teachers with an ITIC card, and seniors (65 years and older).

Joint Tour – library, gallery, and Abbey

A self-guided tour where you can visit all public areas of the monastery. This includes the library (without entry into the halls), and from the library, you can continue to the gallery. The gallery also includes the treasury. After completing the gallery tour, you can proceed to the ground floor to view the cloisters, dining halls, and Romanesque halls with an exhibition about St. Norbert. If there is an exhibition in the cloisters during this period, you can also view it.

Please note that when visiting the gallery, you need to store your luggage in a locker at the ticket office in St. Roch's Church and retrieve it by 5 PM.

Recommended tour duration: approximately 90 minutes

Ticket Price

  • Adults → 290 CZK
  • Family → 500 CZK (1 to 2 adults and 1-5 children under 15 years old)
  • Reduced → 150 CZK
  • Elementary schools pupils → 30 CZK (teachers free)

Free admission: children under 6 years old, holders of card for the disabled, members of orders and congregations, holders of ICOM cards, teachers accompanying a group of pupils or students, and for travel agencies, every 21st person.

Reduced admission: children and youth under 18 years old, students with an ISIC card under 27 years old, teachers with an ITIC card, and seniors (65 years and older).

Guided Tour of Strahov Library with Access to the Halls

A tour allowing entry into the two historic library halls with a guide. This tour must be booked in advance through our promotions staff. The number of visitors is limited. We apologize that in order to maintain the microclimate in the halls and to protect the historic furniture and collections, we cannot accommodate all interested parties.

Recommended tour duration: as per individual arrangement

Ticket Price

  • You can find out the entry conditions from our visitor service staff.
  • The tour is offered in many languages: contact us.

Guided Tour of Strahov Monastery

A monastery tour with a member of the order (or with a member of the monastery's guide team). This tour must be booked in advance through our marketing department staff. This tour includes a visit to the library, dining and historic halls with a permanent exhibition. It is also possible to arrange a visit to the basilica and garden. Church visits depend on the service schedule. This tour also includes an introduction to the history and present of the Premonstratensian order, spirituality, values, and mission of the monastery.

Recommended tour duration: 90 minutes (can be shortened or extended based on visitors' interest)

  • Option 1 – without entry to the historic library halls, price 400 CZK per person
  • Option 2 – with entry to the historic library halls, price: 890 CZK per person

Tour for People with Disabilities

A visit to the monastery spaces with a guide adapted to the individual needs of the visitor (groups). Must be booked in advance through our marketing department staff.

Price: holders of card for the disabled free of charge (including a free companion)

Program Offerings for Parishes and Pilgrims

For parishes and groups of pilgrims wishing to organize a trip or pilgrimage with us, we not only offer a guided tour but also spiritual support and space for prayer, spiritual renewal, and mass. It is possible to arrange a talk with a member of the monastery or a thematic lecture. We offer the option of a discounted menu at the monastery restaurant Na Pekle. This tour must be booked in advance through our marketing department staff.