The Jewish Cemetery of Brno – the Skořepka Synagogue, the Jewish Cemetery of Ivančice – the V. Menšík Museum

A recommended itinerary for package tour organizers

The Jewish Cemetery of Brno – founded in 1852, a protected national monument, the largest Jewish cemetery in Moravia, c. 12,000 graves. The cemetery is still in use. Graves of notable personalities of the Moravian past can be visited here.
Opening hours: during the summer season (from April to October) Sunday through Thursday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Fridays from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. During the winter season (from November to March) the cemetery closes one hour earlier.
Address: Nezamyslova 27, Brno
Contact: +420 544 526 737, see also here

The Skořepka Synagogue – a Modern Movement style synagogue built according to a project by Arch. Otto Eisler in 1936. The only synagogue in current use in Moravia. A protected national monument.
Opening hours: Upon prior appointment
Address: Skořepka 13, Brno
Contact: +420 544 509 651, see also here

The Jewish cemetery of Ivančice – one of the three oldest cemeteries in the Czech Republic (after the Prague and Kolín cemeteries). Over 1,800 renaissance, baroque and classicist tombstones have been preserved, the oldest one dating back to 1548. The Jewish cemetery, listed as a national monument, is at present taken care of by the town of Ivančice.
Opening hours: upon prior appointment
Address: Mřenkova ul., Ivančice
Contact: +420 546 437 280, see also here and www.ivancice.cz

The Vladimír Menšík Museum ­– an exposition covering the life of the famous Czech actor Vladimír Menšík can be seen at the Alfons Mucha memorial centre.
Opening hours:
Mondays from 9:00 AM to 12:00 AM from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM,
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays from 9:00 AM to 12:00 AM from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM,
Saturday, Sunday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (July and August), from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
Address: Palackého 9, Ivančice
Contact: +420 546 451 870; +420 546 419 429. See also www.kic.ivancice.cz.

The time schedule and prices are set individually.
Booking: TIC Brno, phone: +420 542 427 152; +420 542 427 153, e-mail: info@ticbrno.cz, web site: www.ticbrno.cz
 
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