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Antonín Dvořák Memorial

Antonín Dvořák Memorial is housed in a Neo-Renaissance chateau located in the chateau complex in Vysoké u Příbrami.

The chateau was built in 1878 by Dvořák's brother-in-law, Count JUDr. Václav Kounic, owner of the Vysočina estate, designed by architect Čeněk Gregor. The complex also includes a chateau park (approx. 8 ha) with two lakes. Since 1994, when it underwent extensive reconstruction, Antonín Dvořák Memorial serves the public as a museum all year round.

The museum's exposition presents the personalities of the original owners, Count Václav Robert Kounic and his wife Josefína (born Čermáková), a prominent Prague actress. Another and much larger part informs visitors about the life, work and stay of Antonín Dvořák in Vysoké. The end of the exhibition on the first floor is dedicated to Dvořák's most famous opera Rusalka.

The Václav Kounic Gallery was opened in the chateau cellars in 2001 for short-term exhibitions.

The gallery includes a library with a lecture room. During the summer months, the café building, called the Brewery, is also used for short-term exhibitions.