The Private and Representative Rooms

The tour route includes a total of 21 rooms. Visitors will see the private and state rooms on the ground and first floor, including the famous Neoclassical staircase hall and the two libraries, which contain almost 25,000 books. The tour is devoted to the fate of four generations of the noble Dalberg family, from their arrival from their native Rhineland to the Czech lands during the Napoleonic wars to the stirring end of the last member of the family, Baron Johann Dalberg. The small rooms reconstructed according to archival inventories and photographs to the appearance in the early 20th century brought alive by many surviving details and objects of daily use.

Velká knihovna

During the reconstruction of interiors in 2010-13 the rooms gained back the authentic appereance from the 19th and the 20th century. Guided tour includes representative rooms such as the Staircase Hall, one of the most beautiful classcist hall in Central Europe, and the Art Nouveau Grand Library. The visitors can also see the private rooms of Friedrich Ferdinand von Dalberg or his son Friedrich Egbert von Dalberg and learn somethnig about the life of noble family and their servants in chateau situated in Moravia. Art enthusiasts will definitely appreciate the portrait of poetess Therese von Dalberg by well-known artist František Kupka.

 

Two unique libraries are the most valuable rooms in chateau Dačice. The Biedermeyer Small Library was built in the beginning of the 19th century and contains about 7000 tomes. The Art-Nouveau Grand Library was built in the beginning of the 20th century. The grand library contains about 17,000 tomes, published between the 16th and the 20th century, mainly in German, French and Latin.

Basic information

  • duration 50 minutes
  • max. 30 people

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
30. 3. Sat 10.00–16.00
31. 3. Sun 10.00–16.00
6. 4.–28. 4. Sat–Sun 10.00–16.00
19. 4. Fri 10.00–16.00
22. 4. Mon 10.00–16.00
1. 5.–31. 5. Tue–Sun 10.00–16.00
1. 6.–1. 9. Tue–Sun 10.00–17.00
3. 9.–29. 9. Tue–Sun 10.00–16.00
1. 10.–27. 10. Sat–Sun 10.00–16.00
28. 10. Mon 10.00–16.00

Admission

Guided tour in Czech (texts in English or German)

  • Adults 120 Kč
  • Children (6 – 18); seniors (over 65); ISIC, ITIC, EYCA, EUROBEDS, NM, KČT card holders; ZTP card holders (over 18) 80 Kč
  • Family admission (2 adults and up to 3 children) 310 Kč
  • Children (under 6); ZTP card holders (under 18); ZTP/P card holders and ZTP/P guides; AMG, ICOM and ICOMOS card holders; complementary NPÚ ticket holders free
  • Accredited journalists; guide of group over 15 persons (only if it is paid together); pedagogue of group of pupils (max. 2 pedagogues for 1 group) free

Guided tour in English (reservation needed)

  • Adults 180 Kč
  • Children (6 – 18); seniors (over 65); ISIC, ITIC, EYCA, EUROBEDS, NM, KČT card holders; ZTP card holders (over 18) 120 Kč
  • Family admission (2 adults and up to 3 children) 470 Kč
  • Children (under 6); ZTP card holders (under 18); ZTP/P card holders and ZTP/P guides; AMG, ICOM and ICOMOS card holders; complementary NPÚ ticket holders free
  • Accredited journalists; guide of group over 15 persons (only if it is paid together); pedagogue of group of pupils (max. 2 pedagogues for 1 group) free

reservation needed for groups only