University museums

Mendel Museum of Masaryk University
Mendlovo nám. 1a, 603 00 Brno
The museum builds on the legacy of Gregor Johann Mendel (1822-1884), the founder of genetics and the discoverer of the basic laws of heredity. Museum presents Mendel’s work in a permanent exhibition, which is regularly complemented with short-term exhibitions. The Museum is established like the meeting place for experts, where the results of science and research are presented to the general audience. Many Nobel Prize winners also lectured at Mendel Lectures.

Hrdlička´s museum of man
Viničná 1594/7, 128 00 Prague
The small university museum is part of the Faculty of Science of Charles University in Prague. The permanent exhibition presents the topics of human evolution and its relatives, the development of the individual (ontogenesis), human variability, as well as pathology and death. For decades, a visit to the museum has been part of the teaching of biology at primary, secondary and higher education institutions. The Hrdliček Museum of Man is a cultural place of memory with a special character. Its historical tradition and continuity are important. The direct connection to the academic environment of the museum enables the involvement of scientific capacities and the presentation of the results of their work to the public. Online activities are published by the museum on FB: Museum