Vojensko-historický klub ERIKA Brno, z.s.
Culture and History / East Bohemian Customs Memorial in Králíky

A unique exhibit of customs history stretching far beyond the territory of East Bohemia. On display are the House of St. Matthew, the offi ce of the senior customs offi cer of the Austrian governorate, the „Finanzwache“ halftimbered house, the offi ce of a First Republic customs officer, uniforms of customs offi cers and fi nancial guards, scales and weights, volume (hollow) and length measures, including examples of Bohemian and Austrian cubits. You will learn about customs pounds and věrtel, lot and máz measuring units. Tales of customs offi cers, such as the French painter Henri Rousseau, Josef Němec (the husband of the writer Božena Němcová) and the author of the fi rst customs law in independent Czechoslovakia, Dr. Emil Martinec. Unique sound recordings of smugglers and fi nancial guards from the mountains from the fi rst half of the 20th century from our collections. Examples of customs service and smuggling during the communist period. The exhibits are a continuation of the Monument and the fi nancial guard exhibit located underground in the KS 14 „U cihelny“ bunker.

Opening hours

Thu, Fri 10.00 am – 5.00 pm
Sat 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
Sun 1.00 pm – 4.00  pm

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