By all means, the picturesque mountain village Horní Blatná and its cultural heritage site – the entirely preserved renaissance town unit - is worth visiting. You can enjoy the appealing architecture of some historical buildings:
- The Church of St. Lawrence
- The Church of the Holy Cross
- The Chapel of the Holy Cross
- St. Nepomuk
- The old underground mine
- Houses No. 127, 113, 6, 4, and others
While wandering through the town, do not forget to visit also the Museum Horní Blatná.
Expositions of the Museum Horní Blatná
Museum Horní Blatná is located in the city centre in a brick building with a timber framed upper floor from the 18th century. Apart from the exhibition, you might be interested in the beautiful interior of the building with original stucco ceiling and coffer ceiling above the staircase.
Exposition presents the history of mining and processing of tin ore in Horní Blatná and Boží Dar. There are examples of pewter dishes, local minerals and mining technical equipment. A favourite exhibit is a large model of the Horní Blatná. The tour lasts approximately 15 minutes and the guide provides commentary in Czech and German.
The Museum Horní Blatná is opened for public from March till December from Wednesday till Sunday.
|odd weeks||Wednesday - Friday: 9:30 - 15:00|
|even weeks||Wednesday - Friday: 14:00 - 18:00|
|Saturdays, Sundays||9:00 - 12:00 a 14:00 - 17:00|
If arranged in advanced via phone, you can visit the museum also outside the usual opening hours.
- adults 20 Kč
- children, reduced price 10 Kč
- family fee: 30 Kč
More information: kvmuz.cz/expozice-horni-blatna