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Heroes of the Heydrich Terror

Czech Hrdinové heydrichiády

An authentic site of a significant World War II battle in Prague, in a long time concealed shelter, which was provided by Czech Orthodox church to Czecho-slovakian parashutists from 27. 5. 1942 - 18. 6. 1942 after the attack on Reinharda Heydrich. Military operation against Heydrich "Anthropoid" was waged by Czechoslovakian exile govenment in London an belongs to "the most important acts of resistance in European sense" (V. Havel, 1992).
The mission of the Memorial is primarily to provide truthful interpretation of the Heydrich terror epoch and emphasis of the testimony to reverence and admiration to the soldiers and participants of the non-communist resistance, emphasis of the testimony to their voluntarily and even involuntarily sacrifice for freedom of the Czechoslovakian Republic in the time of Nazi occupation (1938 - 1945).
The Memorial consists of:

The Czech Orthodox cathedral of saints Cyril a Methodeus
The Crypt under the cathedral - sacred place
Permanent exhibition in the hall
Lecture hall and videoroom

Memorial owner is The Prague´s City Hall, the activity is performed by the church spiritual service, exhibition is installed by The Military History Institute in Prague.

Type presentation, unclassified exhibition
Event venue (Praha)
Date and time of event Wednesday 12/31/2013 - Sunday 12/30/2017

The offer is available according to the actual opening hours

Barrier-free access Unknown (the areas are partially barrier-free)
Data source Prague City Tourism

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