Přerov Archeology

The exhibition is situated in the the six rooms of the late Gothic basement space and the southern wing of the château. It was made accessible to the public in the year 2000 and acquaints visitors with the archaeological finds within the territory of the Přerov region (including the well-known site of “mammoth hunters” in Předmostí near Přerov) from the early Stone Age up to the end of the Middle Ages and the beginning of the early Modern Period at the turn of the 16th century.

The Přerov exhibitions with a number of more than 1,400 exhibited collectible items ranks among the most extensive exhibitions of archaeology in Moravia. Apart from authentic items, there are also figures of a Neanderthal woman and boy on display along with three-dimensional reconstructions of renowned locales and the situation in terms of findings and models of the town of Přerov. Amongst the newest supplementary items is the finding of mammoth faecal matter from research at Předmostí near Přerov in the year 2007.