The only one in the world!

The Museum of Glass and Jewellery in Jablonec nad Nisou - THE ONLY ONE IN THE WORLD! Nowhere else in the world will you find a museum that includes the fields of glass and jewellery together, a collection of jewellery of all materials and technologies. You will find here the second largest collection of glass in the Czech Republic and at the same time one of the most important in Europe and the largest public collection of glass Christmas decorations in the world. The museum's entire collection consists of 12 million unique objects.

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Museum Glass Glass
Permanent exposition

The magic garden - Bohemian glass in seven centuries

The second floor of the main building at the museum, covering an area of 380 sqm, is divided into four exhibition units that chronologically follow on from one another, from prehistory to the present. These areas, arranged as they are, allow us to present the glass itself, the stories that are specifically tied to it...

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Museum Jewellery Jewellery
Permanent exposition

The endless story of jewellery

The exposition on the first floor of thw main building details the development of the world-renowned Jablonec costume jewellery from its beginnings to the present. Although it covers an area of 380 sqm, the exposition simply cannot show visitors the full richness of collections that number more than 12 million pieces...

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Museum Ornaments Ornaments
Permanent exposition

World of Wonders

The museum is in charge of the largest public collection of glass Christmas ornaments in the world, a collection that numbers more than fifteen thousand pieces. Most were donated by the Jablonex Company, which provided the museum with its entire range of samples of blown and decorated Christmas ornaments back in 2008....

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Current exhibitions

17. 11. 2023 - 21. 04. 2024

Glass as a means, goal and inspiration – art objects by Patrik Illo

Our museum has mounted an exhibition of glass art works by Slovak artist, designer and teacher Patrik Illo (*1973). Under the title Arterie, it features his free work in which he develops his original imagination, not shying away from exaggeration, contrast or humour.Patrik Illo is undoubtedly the most outstanding...

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Visit us!

Come and see the local collections of glass, jewellery, buttons, coins, medails and plaques in the permanent exhibitions The Endless Story of Jewellery, The Magic Garden - Bohemian Glass in Seven Centuries and The World of Wonders / WOW (Glass Christmas Decorations). Go for glittering beauty!

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