Memorial museum

The Josef Lada and Alena Ladová memorial museum


Here you’ll learn everything about the work of the famous Czech painter, illustrator and writer Josef Lada;the author of the legendary Mikes character and the creator of soldier Svejk’s unforgettable visual image.

Also, you’ll learn about his daughter Alena Ladová, who’s followed in her father’s footsteps and has become a well-known painter and a children’s books´ illustrator as well.

This is where you’ll find all the information about the memorial museum, which you can visit every day apart form Monday. You can get a guide to take you through the exhibition, which is extremely popular among both kids and adults. You can book your visit in advance.

Opening hours

Mon, Tue


Wed – Sun


12:30 – 16:30

Entrance fee



65,- CZK



Group tickets


40,- CZK


30,- CZK


100,- CZK

How to get there:

Memorial Josef Lada and his daughter Alena is located in Hrusice, picturesque village 22 km from Prague, near the D1 highway at exit Mirošovice. If you choose the road II. and III. classes, which are also suitable for cyclists, will lead you to the Memorial traffic signs symbol with tomcat Mikes, from Říčany city of Světice from Mnichovice and from Senohraby.
Train travel from Prague main station to Strancice and then take a bus to the Hrusice. The total time spent on a train is 58 min. at a distance of 33 km.


Hrusice nr. 115, 251 66 Senohraby


00420 323 655 204

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+420 739 452 165

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