The Museum

Small Knight Hall

Permanent exhibition of the Museum of Central Otava Basin

The hall is situated in the old castle palace dating back to 13th century; however, it received its current form in the first half of the 16th century under the reign of Jan III of Rožmberk when the castle underwent significant building adaptations. Original wall decorations and painted Renaissance trabeated ceiling have been preserved to the present day. The exposition in this room depicts the period from 16th to 18th century.

Window flannings contain examples of period currencies which refer to the reign of some emperors and kings in the Czech countries, examples of period prices of food and earnings of our ancestors. You can also see a shotgun from the 18th century or a belt for money which was used as a protection against robbers.

From the original furnishing a Spanish tile stove has been preserved as the only preserved stove in the castle.