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Tickets for Prague Astronomical Clock: Skip The Line

Take the time to visit this magnificent 15th-century clock

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.
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Opening hours
Today:  09:00 - 22:00
Tomorrow:  09:00 - 22:00
Saturday:  09:00 - 22:00
Sunday:  09:00 - 22:00
Monday:  Closed
Tuesday:  09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday:  09:00 - 22:00
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  • Get a short introduction to the history, significance, and meaning of this remarkable piece of medieval engineering
  • See the famous 600-year-old astronomical clock and skip the long lines to get into its tower
  • Get spectacular views of the City of a Thousand Spires from the top

Waiting in line to visit a clock is a paradox of wasted time folding in upon itself. This skip-the-line ticket gets you right in, so you can visit the Gothic clock tower and see the insides of the world's oldest operational astronomical clock.

Meet your guide in the quaint Old Town Square to pick up your tickets. Rain or shine, the guide will be holding an open blue and white umbrella.

And then visit the clock. Every hour a small trapdoor opens and Christ himself marches out, followed by his disciples. The Grim Reaper also rings a bell - checking to see whose time has come (unsurprisingly, everyone shakes their heads 'no').

There are also planetary motion, the zodiac and more on the clock - and 75% of its parts are original, like 'from-the-15th-century' original.

You'll get to skip the lines and take the stairs or an elevator up the tower. From there you'll have amazing views over the Old Town Square and the rest of Prague's Old Town.

On your way back down, you can think on the staying power of this clock. It's an appropriate occasion to call to mind the words of English essayist Henry Austin Dobson:

Time goes, you say? Ah no! Alas, Time stays, we go.

That ought to encourage you to make the most of your time in Prague.

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What's included
  • Skip-the-line access to the clock tower
  • Short intro on the history of the venue
  • Guided tour
  • Swap your smartphone voucher for a paper ticket with our representative, in front of the Clock Tower
  • They'll be holding a blue and white umbrella

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.

Prague Astronomical Clock
Staroměstské nám. 1, 110 00, Prague
Insider tip

Find The Hanging Statue of Sigmund Freud at the intersection of Husova and Skořepka streets, a 5-minute walk from the Clock Tower. Some say the piece is artist David Cerny challenging the status quo, while others believe it signifies Freud's constant struggles with the fear of his own death.

Nov 29, 2018
Well worth climbing to the top for the stunning views off the city! Would go as far as to say that this is a much better experience than climbing to Prague Castle
Oct 28, 2018
Very beautiful view of the centre from the clock tower. The representative who waited for us to hand us the tickets was really nice and friendly, we had no issues. We also got a free City Hall tour with Jan who was a really great guide!
Mar 19, 2017
Lovely views of Prague. Great way to skip queues
Dec 12, 2016
Great experience, easy to find the guide and his blue and white umbrella - everything was simple from there. Best to go early, otherwise it gets quite crowded!
Aug 8, 2016
Everything was amazing! I highly recommend it!
Jul 10, 2016
Tour though tower was very interesting & guide very good..
May 17, 2016
It was great. Highly recommended.
May 17, 2016
Lots of good things to see. Easy to navigate and great way to spend several hours.
May 16, 2016
Everything perfect!
May 16, 2016
Skip the line was very good because the ques were very long when we were there.

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What do these tickets include?
This ticket includes a single entrance to the venue, in combination with other services. You can find this information under the section 'What's included' on this page.
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