Tours

On the first floor of the castle there are salons from the Neo-Classical, Empire and Biedermeier periods. The social and private spaces, along with their furnishings, are reminiscent of the period of the greatest glory of Ratibořice, when Duchess Wilhelmine of Sagan hosted monarchs and prominent political figures, as well as officers from the emerging anti-Napoleon coalition in 1813. Quality painting work from the 16th to 19th centuries is represented there, as well as a collection of European porcelain and glass.

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  • duration 30 minutes
  • max. 25 people
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Jídelna

A tour of the whole chateau, which includes the "Period of the Duchess of Sagan" route and the interiors on the ground from the time of the last private owners at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. The interiors on the ground floor are furnished with 19th century furniture and portraits of relatives and members of the princely family of Schaumburg-Lippe and the Danish royal family, as well as a collection of Danish porcelain, English stoneware and prints.

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  • duration 50 minutes
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Czech country mill, first mentioned in the second half of the 16th century, demonstration of the technical equipment in the interior and the household of the 19th century miller. The mill is one of the places where the events in the book Babička (Grandmother) by the writer Božena Němcová take place.

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A working replica of a water driven mangle for the manufactory modification of linen from the 18th and 19th centuries can be seen. The exhibition includes a panel presentation of the history of the linen industry in the region and further demonstrations of hand driven mangles, used for the treatment of domestic laundry.

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In the framework of this tour participants visit the Chateau, Rudr Mill, Mangle, Staré Bělidlo as well as additional information about the Babiččino Valley as a whole, about certain technical sights and other attractions. The minimum number of participants in the group is 10 people.

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  • duration 180 minutes
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Staré bělidlo

This half-timbered cottage is an example of a Czech cottage dating from 1797, with simple furnishings from the 19th century. The laundry, drying and ironing building for the manor house was built in the vicinity in the 1840s. The place with two buildings is now called Staré Bělidlo and the cottage is the main setting for the book Babička (Grandmother) by the writer Božena Němcová. The author situated the dwelling of the literary grandmother and the Proškový family there.

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  • Free (full admission)
  • duration 15 minutes
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