Museum of the capital justice system

History of capital justice and torture.

Katovna is located in the castle cellars where visitors are seated so they can listen to the interpretation of the history of guttural justice and torture in the Czech lands as well as neighboring countries. Visitors will be acquainted with the work of the executioner, who performed not only capital sentences, but also extracted confessions of the accused through torture. The courageous can touch the contemporary instruments of torture try some of them out on their own. Katovna is open from 1. 6. to 31.8.

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
1. 9.-31. 12. closed

Admission

  • Kategorie Price
  • Adults 25-65 years 110 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 90 CZK
  • Youth 18-25 years 90 CZK
  • Persons with disabilities with valid identification card/certificate 90 CZK
  • Children 6-18 years 40 CZK
  • Children under 6 years free
  • Person accompanying a disabled person free
  • Person accompanying a school group of 15 pupils/students free
  • Tour guide accompanying a group of at least 15 persons free
  • Free single NPÚ tickets free
  • Free family NPÚ tickets free
  • NPÚ-card free
  • „Náš člověk“-card* free
  • Journalist with press accreditation* free
  • * Offer available for cardholder only

Admission

Foreign language tours offered in English
  • Kategorie Cena

Other tours

Rožmberk Castle was founded in the first half of 13th century. Petr Vok from Prčice who later called himself after this castle Wok from Rosenberg. The castle became the administrative and economic centre of the manor. The Rožmberk family changed the castle into a beautiful Renaissance residence. The castle was interesting even later thanks to...

this tour is available today 9.00 – 15.30

4F17A2ED-8B52-4F67-8D80-EE0130BE50BE 190 CZK (full admission) 2F500991-B0F5-4AC5-9B90-2BBFBDCDFC45 Buy ticket

71B5B7E7-ACEA-4214-84EB-20FF073CEC43 duration 45 minutes

94D4AB38-6EA4-4B19-9C7F-17B845D49188 max. 35 people

Group reservation needed for groups only

More information

The interiors, mostly renovated in the Neo-Gothic style, are furnished with valuable pieces of furniture, some of which feature custom wood carvings commissioned for the museum.

this tour is available today 9.00 – 15.30

4F17A2ED-8B52-4F67-8D80-EE0130BE50BE 170 CZK (full admission) 2F500991-B0F5-4AC5-9B90-2BBFBDCDFC45 Buy ticket

71B5B7E7-ACEA-4214-84EB-20FF073CEC43 duration 40 minutes

94D4AB38-6EA4-4B19-9C7F-17B845D49188 max. 15 people

Group reservation needed for groups only

More information

The tower Jakobínka is the only one reminder of the extinct Upper Rožmberk castle these days.

this tour is available today 9.00 – 15.30

4F17A2ED-8B52-4F67-8D80-EE0130BE50BE single admission 150 CZK (full admission) 2F500991-B0F5-4AC5-9B90-2BBFBDCDFC45 Buy ticket

71B5B7E7-ACEA-4214-84EB-20FF073CEC43 duration 40 minutes

94D4AB38-6EA4-4B19-9C7F-17B845D49188 max. 10 people

Group reservation needed for groups only

More information