Exploring the Czech Republic Consulate and Secret Antonín Dvořák Room

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    About this event

    While most consulates are located inside unimpressive modern offices, the Czech Consulate in New York City can’t say the same — after all, its housed inside a historic building that’s stood in the Upper East Side for over a century. From recreated rooms to those packed with rare Czech artifacts from the legendary composer, Antonín Dvořák, it’s time to explore one of New York’s coolest consulates.

    Join New York Adventure Club for an exclusive tour through the Czech Republic Consulate’s Bohemian National Hall, a social hall built in 1896 for the Czech and Slovak communities in New York City’s Upper East Side — a purpose it still serves to this very day.

    Led by the Czech Republic Consulate Deputy Consul General, our unique experience will include:

    • A discussion around the roles and responsibilities of a consulate and how it differs from an embassy
    • A walkthrough of the recreated Grand Ballroom from the days as a social hall
    • A visit to the consulate’s modern rooms, including the art gallery, cinema, library, unique spiral staircase, and rooftop terrace
    • A special peek inside the secret Antonín Dvořák room, which displays a variety of artifacts and memorabilia from Dvořák’s years in New York City, including the original marble mantelpiece and a bronze plaque that graced his East 17th Street home before it was razed

    Date and time

    Sun, January 9, 2022

    12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

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    Bohemian National Hall

    321 East 73rd Street

    New York, NY 10021

    The tour will conclude in the Bohemian National Hall’s Czech pub, Bohemian Spirits, where you can stay and purchase food and drinks!

    Click here to see pictures from one of our last visits to the Czech Republic Consulate.

    See you there!


    *Due to the consulate’s COVID-19 protocols, guests must be fully vaccinated against the SARS-CoV-2 virus (proof of vaccination required at door) and be wearing a mask while inside the building’s premises

    **Please wear comfortable shoes as we’ll be on our feet for the duration of the tour



    “Access I would never know about, good host at the consulate.” -Neil

    “The tour was very informative. It was great seeing all the rooms in the consulate, along with the history, and to know that we had the same tour Madeline Albright took, was a plus.” -Nancy

    “Great guide, lots of great info.” -Zhanna

    “Visiting a place I’ve never heard of, and the tour was an hour which is the right amount of time. And there were drinks after with the group.” -Marly

    “Very informative, beautiful, and educational!” -Mackenzie



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