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Crystal BOHEMIA a.s.

You will discover the mystery of the origin of the glass fragile beauty

A visit to a glass factory not only appropriately make leisure time, but also enrich the unforgettable experience and allows you to purchase gifts from the Bohemian crystal for more affordable wholesale prices than in stores. You will see an exposition of the history of the Podebrady glassworks during the tour, as well as a short movie about the glass manufacturing process. We will show you the glass furnace and the cutting of the glass in real. We will take you to our outlet Cash & Carry shop after the tour. Each of you will get a PRESENT from us.

We provide the excursions in Czech or English language. In the event that you are interested in interpretation in another language, you must have your interpreter. 

The tours start

at the main factory entrance and is possible every working day after the order in advance: from 8.30 a.m. to 9.15 a.m., or from 10.15 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. (from 10 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. have glassmakers and glasscutters break and at 2.00 p.m. the glass factory is closed for tours); for max. 25 persons.

The length of tours, including visit of the Cash & Carry shop, takes about 45-60 minutes.



Price list of the guided excursions (price per person)

Adults 100
Children 12+, students 26–, senior citizens 65+, disabled 70
VIP excursion (price per excursion till 4 persons) 500


Reservation – order

For more information and how to make a reservation please contact us from 8 AM to 2 PM on working days 

+ 420 325 602 234

@ e-mail:

 Crystal BOHEMIA a.s., Jiráskova 223, 290 01 Poděbrady

Book in time for his visit. When a telephone order or written order please indicate:
• date and time of excursion

• number of Czech visitors and number of foreign visitors and their country of origin, requested language: Czech or English

• full name of your own guide or the name of your group

• your own name or name of the company which is ordering the excursion, phone number and e-mail address.

The order can be added by detailed information (e.g. age structure, professional focus etc.) or a special request which we will try to fulfill.

Written confirmation of the term excursion contains IMPORTANT terms, conditions and guidelines, which all visitors must meet before a tour of the glassworks.



Conditions for visitors

You can find us at Poděbrady near the railway and bus station (find a suitable transport links – Podebrady railway station, bus stop, Podebrady, alas. st.). Free (unguarded) parking for personal cars is in the car park near the cash & carry shop, for buses in Drustevni Street (near the railway station).

Children younger than 12 years are not allowed in the glassworks. For visitors younger than 15 it is necessary to hand over the legal representative declaration of responsibility.The tour takes place on the first floor where no wheelchair access is available.

More you can find the links to Download (below) – guidelines for no/ordered visitors.


Important safety instructions

During the glass-manufacturing process technological methods are used that could occur a health hazard. It is necessary to follow below instructions for your own safety.

• Entry to the glassworks area is only allowed in firm footwear and without large baggage.

• During the tour visitors are obliged to follow the guide’s instructions.

• Visitors must follow the marked route and stick to the group.

• Please do not touch any glass, semi-finished products or articles from the shard carts.

• Visitors may not enter into workplaces and rooms unrelated to the tour.

• Visitors must not touch machines, apparatus, tools and switches.

• Smoking during the tour and ingestion of alcohol or illegal drugs before or during the tour is forbidden in the whole area of the glassworks.

Safety rules
Any breach of these instructions is at one´s own peril. In case of injury or damage caused by disrespecting these instructions or instructions given by a guide, invalidates any claims by the injured party.




General information for visitors (booklet)

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General information for Desk organizers

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for reported
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Instructions for unreported visitors
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Crystal Bohemia, a.s., Jiráskova 223/19, 290 01 Poděbrady

Phone: +420 325 602 111 |  e-mail: