Museums in Czechia
A private collection of cars and motorcycles which was opened in 2007
The private museum of historic motorcycles and vehicles near Kučery opeed its doors in Soběslav in 2015. The museum covers 600 m2 and contains mainly historic vehicles and motorcycles from the 1930s, mostly Czechoslovakian production. In the premises of the museum even testing of vehicles is provided.
In the Central Bohemia region, near the Prague-Turnov highway, you can find the village of Luštěnice. Not far from it, there is a sign at the entrance to the former military complex. Mr. Petr Pelech bought several halls in this area and built a private automobile museum here with help from his friends.
It is not normally accessible and you will not find any signposts to it, it is not even marked at the entrance to the area. There is only a "No Entry" sign together with the logo of the American Auto Club.
The private collection of about 60 cars and motorcycles has been relocated to new premises in 2021.
A new museum was opened in the Czech town of Lučany nad Nisou, near Liberec in November, 2023. "Here you can admire unique cars and motorcycles introduced during the 20th century".
Cabrio Gallery shares and disseminates the legacy of JUDr. Karel Loevenstein a prominent Czech industrialist and manager, long-term CEO of the ŠKODA a.s Group - formerly Škoda's plants in Pilsen (1919 - 1939). In the Gallery you can see nearly 30 Škoda cars, 10 Formula racing cars and five vehicles made in Bratislava by BAZ.
In 2023 the museum announced plans to drastically reduce its collection and keep just 5 cars.
The exhibitions maps the history of railway transport in the region, the aviation experiments of František Formánek, a native of České Třebíč, the history of the production of the Velorex vehicle and reflections on the connection of the three rivers through the Danube-Odra-Elbe canal.
The museum in Nová Bystřice is the first and largest museum of American cars in the Czech Republic. You can find 50 cars in 9 themed halls
This museum exhibit cars and motorcycles from the COMECON era, mainly from the period 1960-1990, including Trabant, Wartburg, Škoda, Tatra, Dacia, Lada, Moskvich. But you can also see vehicles that drove in 'capitalist foreign countries'. E.g. Mercedes, Fiat etc ...
Jaroslav Šerý's private museum is located in Koprivnice near the Tatra museum. However Šerý and his friends put together an international exhibition, featuring a diverse range of brands from Laurin&Klement to Riley, from Horch to Škoda, from Alvis to Auburn. There are also a separate section on motorcycles, including the one and only two-wheeler made by Sodomka, the famed Czech coachbuilder. Additionally there are toys, memorabilia, posters and other miscellaneous exhibits.