The oldest functioning secular building in Brno
Information centre, gallery, and historical halls
Features Brno’s fabled bent turret and ‘dragon’
A significant historical building in the centre of Brno
Today, the Old Town Hall serves mainly cultural purposes, as it houses a gallery, an information centre, and a permanent exhibition on its history. In summer, you can visit its historical halls and climb up the 63-metre tower to enjoy an impressive view of Brno from the top. The courtyard serves as a venue for various concerts, festivals, theatre performances, and film screenings.
Enter its arched passage through the portal beneath the legendary Late Gothic turret by sculptor Anton Pilgram. In the passage, you can see two items from other famous Brno legends: a crocodile, also called the Brno dragon, and a wheel. The courtyard beyond, with Renaissance arcades from the end of the 16th century, was built by Italian designers, and later modifications are the result of its Early Baroque renovations. The Old Town Hall served its original purpose until 1935 when the authorities moved to Nová radnice (the New Town Hall) located at Dominikánské náměstí (Dominican Square).
Opening hours of tower:
January – March 2019
Fri – Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
|Students, seniors||CZK 40|
|Children under 15||CZK 40|
|Children under 6||free|
|Family package||CZK 150|
|Use of cameras||free|
|Journalists (valid PRESS ID must be submitted)||free|
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