Třeboň - Chateau, the western facade (entry from the park).
Operator: Information and Cultural Centre of Třeboň (Informační a kulturní středisko města Třeboně)
Telephone: +420 384 721 169
April - Daily except Mondays 10.00 - 12.00 and 13.00 - 17.00
May - September - Daily 10.00 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 18.00
October - Daily except Mondays 10.00 - 12.00 and 13.00 - 17.00
November - December - only Wednesday 10.00 - 12.00 and 13.00 - 16.00
January - closed
February - March - only Wednesday 10.00 - 12.00 and 13.00 - 16.00
This visitor centre with its permanent exhibition titled the Landscape and the People was built with the support of PHARE, the SEF and the Government of Luxembourg as part of a special project with the City of Třeboň, its Information and Cultural Centre, Administration of Třeboňsko Protected Landscape Area and Czech Otter Foundation (Český nadační fond pro vydru) being the stakeholders. Placed in several rooms, this state-of-the-art display covers 300 square metres. It has been designed to educate visitors about the main attractions of the protected landscape area and the Třeboňsko Biosphere Reserve using popular ways of interpretation. Since 2010, the visitor centre including the exhibition has been branded House of Nature and integrated in the national ANCLP CR House of Nature network that is currently under development. In addition, the range of services was extended.
Within the exhibit, you can learn about the history and interesting technical details of the fish pond culture in the Třeboň region, which is associated with famous names like Štěpánek Netolický, Jakub Krčín z Jelčan, Mikuláš Rutard and Josef Šusta. In addition, you can get an insight into the system of operations and economy of the Schwarzenberg noble family, as well as Třeboň spa resort using local resources of medicinal peat. nts of the region in the form of pond, peatland, forest and Lužnice River dioramas, complete with sound effects. A spacious room dedicated to typical natural habitats, protected areas and important species of flora and fauna introduces the natural environme. The video room gives you the opportunity to watch interesting feature-length films about natural systems and history of the region, with titles like "One Year in Wetlands" and "Fish Pond Harvesting - a Fisherman's Day"). The display area as such combines two-dimensional exhibits (photos, drawings, maps and texts) and three-dimensional models and dioramas. Designed in a modern interactive style, it features conventional display elements combined with interactive audio-visual technology so that every visitor can learn about different topics as much as possible within a short window of time. All signage and plates are Czech and English, while the audiovisual programmes are available in four languages (CZ, EN, GE and FR).