Library, Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague © UPM, foto Kocourek

The largest Czech Library accessible for public specialized in fine and applied arts, architecture, design and related fields.
It holds about 190 000 volumes, including books, journals, exhibition catalogues and auction house sales catalogues.
Half of the items are in Czech language; important parts of the collection are in German, English or French language.


Opening hours
Tuesday–Friday 11–19 hours*
Saturday 11–15 hours
*after 6 pm enter only from the 17. listopadu street


library catalogue — Portaro)


catalog of brána ART project – 11 Czech libraries together) 


new Acquisitions)


Study room and literature in open access is for everyone without fee.
Other items in library catalogue is for enrolled readers and for reference only.
At your first visit, please ask at delivery desk for more information.


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Library of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague
Knihovna Uměleckoprůmyslového musea v Praze / Knihovna UPM
17. listopadu 2, 110 00 Praha 1

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