The Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague collects, processes and preserves the past and 

present of handcrafts, applied art and design for the future in the Czech and international 

context. The main scope of activity is basic and applied research related to the Czech 

and foreign history of applied art, design, books, photographs and clothing production. 

The Museum ensures expert management and scientific processing of collection of arts 

and presents scientific and research results in specialised publications, at exhibitions and 

expositions, during lectures and other cultural and educational events. The important part of 

museum collections is the textile collection. The Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague takes 

care of the largest set of historical tapestries of all the museums in the Czech Republic.

Project website: www.upm.cz