Culture


Galleries

House of Fine Arts

www.gvuo.cz

Opening hours:
Thu – Sun: 10:00 – 18:00
Entry:
Entry for students is usually with 50% discount.
Every Sunday is entry free.
For students of fine art, architecture and similar fields is entry free too.

Address
Poděbradova 1291/12,
702 00 Ostrava 1

Center of Ostrava

Exhibition Hall Sokolská 26

http://www.ckv-ostrava.cz/vystavni_sin.html
Opening hours:
Mon – Fri: 7:00 – 18:00
Entry:
Adult – 20 CZK
Students – 10 CZK

Address
Sokolská tř. 26
702 00 Ostrava 1

Museums

 

Ostrava Museum

www.ostrmuz.cz

Ostrava Museum offers wide variety of exhibitions of items connected with the city of Ostrava, its historical development and the surrounding areas.

Opening  hours:
Mon – Fri: 9:00 – 17:00
Sat: 9:00 – 13:00
Sun: 13:00 – 17:00
Entry:
Normal ticket: 60 CZK
Student ticket: 50 CZK

Center of Ostrava

Landek Park – Mining museum

http://www.landekpark.cz/default/index/index/lang/en/site/58

Landek Park is freely accessible former mining area with open exhibition of mining machines and other facilities. Landek Mining Museum, the largest mining museum in the Czech Republic is located at the south-eastern foothill of Landek.

Museum opening hours: depends on the  season more information  on the web
Museum entry:
Middle tour – Mine + exposition of mining rescue service
Normal: 150 CZK , Student: 90 CZK

Short tour – Exposition of mining rescue services
Normal: 90 CZK, Student: 50 CZK

(tour in English language costs twice the price)

Address:
Pod Landekem 65
725 29 Ostrava-Petřkovice

 

Coal Mine Michal

http://www.dul-michal.cz/en/

Opening Hours:
Tue – Sun: 9:00, 11:00, 13:00, 15:00
Entry:
Adult: 80 CZK
Student: 50 CZK
(tour in english language surcharge of 100%)

The lower area of Vítkovice

http://www.dolnioblastvitkovice.cz/default/index/index/lang/en/site/56

Opening hours:
The regular visiting season starts 20th of  March 2012
Daily 10:00-12:00, 14:00-16:00 (except Monday)
Entry:
Adult: 150 CZK, Student: 90

Tour in a language other than Czech is necessary to book in advance and  there is surcharge of 100%.
Price of the tour is then 300 CZK / person. The minimum number of people for a tour in a foreign language is 5, to pay 1500 CZK for individual  tour. Therefore if the number of visitors is less than 5, it is still necessary to pay an amount of at least 1500 CZK per individual group.

Address:
Ruská 2887/101
706 02 Ostrava-Vítkovice

 

Silesian Ostrava Castle

http://www.slezskoostravskyhrad.cz/vstupne/

Silesian Ostrava Castle is a castle in Ostrava, in the northeastern Czech Republic. It was originally built in the 1280s  for military purposes due to its proximity to the Polish border.

In 1534, the gothic castle was rebuilt into a renaissance chateau. It burned down in 1872 but was rebuilt. It was restored recently after many years.

Opening hours:
depend on the  season, more information on the web
Entry: Adult: 90 CZK, Student: 40 CZK

Location:
Hradní, 710 00 Slezská Ostrava

World of Miniatures

http://www.cerna-louka.cz/miniunisvetminiatur/vstupne/

Check out the photogallery.

Opening hours:
depend on the  season more information  on the web
Entry:
Adult: 70 CZK, Student: 40 CZK

Location:
Výstaviště Černá louka
728 26, Ostrava

 

Theaters and Philharmony

 

The National Silesian – Moravian Theater

http://www.ndm.cz/en/

The National Moravian-Silesian Theatre (based in 1919) is the biggest and oldest professional theatre in Ostrava and the Moravian-Silesian region. Theater offers opera, drama, ballet and operetta musical, mostly in Czech language. See the website.

Tickets:
For student usually 100 – 160 CZK.

For more info, please visit the website.

Theater Aréna

http://www.divadloarena.cz/

Chamber theater, played in czech language.

Tickets:
For student 120 CZK.
Center of Ostrava

Address:
28. října 2
701 85 Moravská Ostrava

 

Theater of Petr Bezruč

http://www.bezruci.cz/

Chamber theater, played in czech language.

Address:
28. října 120
702 00 ostrava

 

Janáčkova Philharmonic Ostrava

http://www.jfo.cz/

Tickets:
For student 75 – 110 CZK.

Address:
28. října 124
702 00 Ostrava

 

Cinemas

Cinestar

http://cinestar.cz/en/ostrava/movies/

Tickets:
2D –  normal 165 CZK, student 139 CZK
3D – normal 199 CZK, student 179 CZK

The price may vary depending on the the film.

Situated in the shopping center Futurum.

Cinema City

http://www.cinemacity.cz/cinemas

Tickets:
2D – normal 165 CZK, student 139 CZK
3D –  normal 184

The price may vary depending on the film.

Situated in the shopping center Forum Nová Karolina.

Minikino Kavárna

http://www.minikino.cz/

Tickets:
80 – 120 CZK

Minikino organize also some movies festivals with english subtitles.

Address:
Kostelní 3
702 00 Ostrava

 

Clubs with cultural programs

Stará Aréna    http://www.staraarena.cz/
–  concerts, theater, movie nights etc.

Cooltour  http://www.cooltourova.cz/en
–  concerts, theaters, exhibitions, dance  workshops etc.

Marley  http://marley.ov-kluby.net/
– concerts  and parties

Barrak  http://www.barrak.cz/www/program/
–  concerts, theaters

Atlantik    http://www.klubatlantik.cz/
–   theaters, workshops, debates, literary and traveller´s evenings etc.

Parník     http://www.klub-parnik.cz/
–   concerts (usually jazz, folk, blues …)

Cafe industrial  http://www.industrialcafe.cz/o-nasi-kavarne/
–  exibitions

Plan B  http://www.planbcafe.cz/
–  concerts

Fiducia    https://www.facebook.com/antikfiducia
– exibitions, workshops, debates, ets.

Librex   http://www.facebook.com/pages/D%C5%AFm-knihy-LIBREX/106729508983
– books shop, organize discussions, book signing events etc.

Alliance Francaise    http://www.alliancefrancaise.cz/ostrava/
– langure courses, film clubs etc.

Information portals about events in Ostrava

http://www.ov-kluby.net/

http://www.ostravainfo.cz/index.php?lang=en

Festivals

Music festival

Colour of Ostrava /July/      http://colours.cz/
–  one of the biggest music festival in the Czech Republic

Majáles  /April/     http://majales.osu.cz/web/
– University of Ostrava music festival

Svatováclavský hudební festival /September – October/   http://www.shf.cz/index.php/en/
– classical music festival

Film festivals

Ostrava Kamera OKO /September/        http://www.filmfestivalostrava.com/en/
– Film Festival focusing on the Art of Cinematography and the role of the Director of Photography.

Jeden Svět /March/     http://www.oneworld.cz/2013/ostrava
– documentary films about human laws

Severská filmová zima /November, February/       http://www.sfklub.cz/en
– festival of Nordic film, usually also with english subtitles

Francouzský podzim  /October/     http://www.alliancefrancaise.cz/ostrava/
– festival of French film

Literate festival

Měsíc autorského čtení  /July – August/     http://www.autorskecteni.cz/2012/en/news
–  month of Author´s reading