Museums in Czechia
The collection includes Czech and foreign motorcycles.
The house where Ferdinand Porsche was born in 1875 has been owned by Škoda Auto since 2011. It belongs to the Škoda Museum and features four showcases in total present historical pictures of design and engineering skills – from the first tools to the latest inventions. Special attention is paid to Bohemia and the region´s long-standing tradition of excellence in technological development. The modern exposition will interactively engage visitors in learning about the world of technology, rich history and the future of mobility.
In the premises of the renaissance chateau extended and modified in the 18th century. there is a permanent exhibition History of Fire Protection. The 15 halls present the oldest methods of extinguishing, the development of fire brigades since the middle of the 19th century, the development of firefighting uniforms and examples of historical and contemporary technology.
Pavel Holcmann's collection of over 130 old motorbikes and a few cars.
The idea to open this museum came from Miroslav Tomanec, a long-time motorcycle collector and motor sports lover from Seninka, who tried to race motorcycles in his youth, and they then remained in his hobby. He began to collect and repair them. Such were the beginnings of Miroslav Tomance's motoring passion, which in thirty-five years has collected almost one hundred Jawa and ČZ motorcycles. He is only interested in motorcycles made in Czechoslovakia.
This small, but colourful museum is the personal collection of the Erlebach family. There are a few cars, motorcycles, sewing machines and displays.
One of the expositions of the Mladějov Industrial Museum is dedicated to a cross-sectional collection of Czechoslovak Jawa and ČZ motorcycles. You can also view the collection of narrow-gauge industrial locomotives,excavators and bulldozers, tractors and other agricultural and construction equipment, but also period strollers. The exhibits are located in the original buildings, including the heating plant and the power plant.
Ironclad Museum of Military technology exhibits vehicles, equipment, weapons, light equipment, uniforms, models and other artifacts, including the participation of soldiers in UN missions. You will also compare the rank designations and the development of uniforms in time from the Czechoslovak Army to the current Czech Army. You can also see and compare the equipment of individual components of the army, The exhibition is also complemented by thematic video clips and interactive exhibits.
A total of about 200 motorcycles + other exhibits are currently on display. This is the official museum of the Jawa brand. Another main theme of the museum is the historical documentation of the racing success of Czech motorcycle brands in the 20th century (unique exhibits,trophies, historical documents).
The Jawa Museum Rabakov is divided into two separate exhibitions. The first exhibition located in the main building contains a basic comprehensive line from 1929 to 2014. You can see the first motorcycle manufactured under license Janeček - Wanderer, then "how time went" pre-war motorcycles, various types of rockers, police and military motorcycles, motorcycles designed for driving school, Velorex cars and more. The exhibition also includes hundreds of period advertisements, old oil cans and other items associated with motoring in the past.