Karel Zeman born in 1910 and died in 1989 is a world renowned Czech director and cinematographer know for his groundbreaking discoveries in animation techniques that later developed the aesthetic used by film directors all over the world. He is best known films are “Baron Prasil”, and “Trip to Prehistoric”. His films have influenced many American and UK directors including Terry Gilham and Tim Burton. The Karel Zeman museum in Prague is a retrospective of his films and techniques with great activities for the family and kids. You can ride props used in his films and even be part of the film illusions yourself. There is a collection of costumes used in his film on display. It is located near the Charles bridge so it is a great place to stop with the kids to experience some Czech Disney fun. You can purchase his DVDs and many other items by Karel Zeman in the gift shop.Muzeum Karla Zemana z. ú.
Saský dvůr – Saská 3, 118 00 Praha 1
Malá Strana u Karlova mostu
Telephone +420 724 341 091