National Museum of Agriculture

Sub-Collections

Botany Sub-Collection

This sub-collection has been created and added to since the foundation of the Valtice branch of the National Museum of Agriculture. Its core is a collection of seeds donated by J. Prokop, a university gardener, who donated it to the National Museum of Agriculture in 1971. ... more

Transportation and Energy Sources Sub-Collection

Origins of this sub-collection go back to the 1950s. At this time, the museum had acquired a Praga K 5 motor plough, which formed the basis of this sub-collection’s further development. ... more

Ethnography Sub-Collection

Soon after separating from the Ethnographic Museum in 1918, the new Czechoslovak Agricultural Museum had purchased from the Ethnographic Society some items from its collections,  ... more

Photo Archive Sub-Collection

The photo archive documents not only the historical development of agriculture, food production, forestry, and fishing and fish farming, but also the work and way of life of the rural population. ... more

Gastronomy Sub-Collection

According to the current collecting policy of the National Museum of Agriculture, the newly created sub-collection dedicated to gastronomy should in a sense function as an umbrella collection over all the other sub-collections. ... more

Books – Old Prints Sub-Collection

The Library of the National Museum of Agriculture is, as a library with a specific focus on agriculture, an important part of the national system of libraries.  ... more

Floristry Sub-Collection

This sub-collection has been gradually created since the establishment of the Valtice branch of the National Museum of Agriculture, but it is still rather incomplete. ... more

Forestry Sub-Collection

The forestry sub-collection has been founded at the beginning of the twentieth century and added to ever since. It was created by the agricultural museum in order to present contemporary forestry as a dynamically developing enterprise. ... more

Models of Buildings Sub-Collection

Sub-collection of models of rural buildings is one of the smallest sub-collections of the National Museum of Agriculture.  ... more

Myslivost

Podsbírka Myslivost je největší podsbírkou Muzea lesnictví, myslivosti a rybářství na loveckém zámku Ohrada v Hluboké nad Vltavou. Nejstarší částí podsbírky je původní ohradský fond, jenž byl na loveckém zámku shromažďován od roku 1842, ... více

Numismatic Sub-Collection

This is one of the smaller sub-collections of the museum. It includes medals, badges, plaques, coins, hop tokens and serf labour tokens, but also templates and coin stamping dies. ... more

Trade Sub-Collection

A sub-collection dedicated to trade was registered in the CES in 2006. There had existed a project aimed at creating a museum of trade, but these plans came to a halt with the dissolution of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic. ... more

Paintings Sub-Collection

The first drawings and paintings have appeared in the collections of the Czechoslovak Agricultural Museum, Institute for the Study and Improvement of Countryside, already in the interwar era. ... more

Fruit Farming Sub-Collection

This sub-collection was created in part by a transfer of items from the Kačina branch of the National Museum of Agriculture and in part by the museum’s own collecting activities during the entire period of existence of its branch in Valtice. ... more

Food Production Sub-Collection

The sub-collection dedicated to food production is one of the newer sub-collections which the National Museum of Agriculture started to build in a systematic fashion. ... more

Plant Production Sub-Collection I

A large group within this sub-collection is formed by hand tools used in agriculture, many from the second half of the nineteenth century. Represented are also models of various hand tools.  ... more

Plant Production Sub-Collection II

This sub-collection forms the core of collections of the National Museum of Agriculture. It is the oldest part of its collections, which started to develop immediately after the museum’s formation. ... more

 

Fishing and Fisheries Sub-Collections

The sub-collection dedicated to fishing and fisheries is the second youngest sub-collection of the Museum of Forestry, Hunting, and Fishing in Ohrada, near Hluboké nad Vltavou.  ... more

Crafts Sub-Collection

One of the most important groups within this sub-collection is a collection of spinning wheels, which includes over 50 items, and a collection of planes, which consists of over 40 items.  ... more

Viticulture Sub-Collection

This sub-collection was created by a transfer of items from the Kačina branch of the National Museum of Agriculture and by the museum’s own collecting activities which took place since the establishment of the Valtice branch of the National Museum of Agriculture.  ... more

Vegetable Growing Sub-Collection

This sub-collection has been developed and added since the establishment of the Valtice branch of the National Museum of Agriculture.  ... more

Zoology Sub-Collection

This sub-collection was created in late 2015. A creation of a specialised zoology sub-collection follows the original intention of the museum’s founders who hoped to map the Central European fauna in its entire extent, i.e. not only the game species. ... more

Animal Husbandry Sub-Collection

The core of this sub-collection consists of items collected for the Jubilee Land Exhibition of 1891, for the Czechoslavic Ethnographic Exhibition of 1895, items belonging to the Schwarzenberg museum of forestry and hunting at Ohrada, ... more

Environment Sub-Collection

Environment is a recently created sub-collection of the National Museum of Agriculture. It is based on part of a former sub-collection dedicated to natural conditions, science, and education, which has been kept in storage at the Kačina branch of the National Museum of Agriculture, ... more