The Illusion Art Museum Prague is one of the outstanding attractions in the city center of Prague. This art museum presents a fascinating world of illusion and trick art that becomes an interactive and historical experience for both children and adults.
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Illusion Art Museum Prague | Museum of Fantastic Illusions
The Illusion Art Museum Prague is located on the 1st floor of the Myšák Gallery, right in the city center of Prague, near the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square. Serving as a place for both children and adults, it offers illusions and trick art for all age groups.
The museum showcases an impressive variety of fantastic optical illusions and large-format trick pictures. Here, the visitors’ imagination is played with to expand the visual perception of the world from new perspectives. An experience that challenges the boundaries of reality and promises entertainment and fascination for the whole family.
Works by Various Artists in the Illusion Art Museum Prague
Among others, you will find:
- Works by the renowned British artist Patrick Hughes,
- Anamorphic 3D installations from various objects by Patrik Prošek,
- Unique fire-painted hut images by Ladislav Vlna,
- Optical reliefs by Ivana Štenclová,
- Distorted 3D paintings by Zdeněk Daňek and Jan Jírovec,
- Changing lenticular images by David Strauzz,
- Stereoscopic photographs by travelers Zikmund and Hanzelka.
Before the eyes of our visitors, 2D images transform into 3D spaces, while sculptures become vibrant paintings. Guests have the opportunity to try light painting themselves, learn more about the backgrounds of individual works in the mini-cinema, and become part of augmented reality thanks to an innovative application that animates the artworks in real-time. Additionally, we present illusory depictions of famous personalities from Czech history, including Saint Agnes of Bohemia, Bedřich Smetana, Antonín Dvořák, Tomáš Bata, Saint Wenceslas, Nikola Tesla, Charles IV, Franz Kafka, Karel Čapek, Otto Wichterle, František Kupka, Václav Havel, and many more. A visit is definitely worthwhile.
Museum of Fantastic Illusions (Muzeum fantastických iluzí)
Vodičkova 31, 110 00 Praha 1 – Nové Město
Daily, January to December, 9:00 am to 9:00 pm