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The Moravian Museum - Pavilion Anthropos

Anthropos Pavilion, situated in a pleasant park in Pisarky near BVV, founded in 1928 by the discoverer of the Moravian Karst underground and Věstonice Venus Karel Absolon, is the Central Europe's largest and richest museum focused on the earliest history of humankind and the formation of culture.

After extensive renovation from 2003 to 2006, today Anthropos presents the latest knowledge from anthropology and archeology in several permanent exhibitions devoted to primate ethology, genetics, human, anthropological and cultural development of a man, the most important archaeological finds from the earliest period of human history and the formation of the oldest arts. Anthropos Pavilion program is further developed by a rich exhibition activity, which systematically monitors the non-European ethnological and cultural anthropological themes.


MZM Pavilon Anthropos
Pisárecká 5
602 00 Brno
Czech republic

Telephone: +420 515 919 760



Tourist attractions in a destination

  • The life-size reconstruction of mammoth and a mammoth skeleton consisted of original archaeological finds.
  • Dioramas showing the life of prehistoric people.
  • Permanent exhibition of paintings by Zdeněk Burian.

Additional services

  • Cafe
  • Gift shop
  • Guided tours for school groups

Special services

  • Rental of spaces
  • Congress facilities – lecture theatre


Guided tours of permanent exhibitions
Audio-guide – English and German

Our tips for trips

The Anthropos Pavilion building is located in a pleasant city park near BVV offering a walk along the river Svratka and a visit of a unique urban area of workers' houses called "Stone Colony" near the Mendel Square.

Trip without barriers

The building is fully available to wheelchair users.