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National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library (NCSML) is a one-of-a-kind U.S. institution located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It inspires people from every background to connect with Czech and Slovak history and culture. Through extraordinary exhibitions and experiences, it presents stories of freedom and identity, family and community, human rights and dignity that connect yesterday with today and tomorrow.

Mission

We inspire people from every background to connect to Czech and Slovak history and culture.

Vision

We are a museum that celebrates life. Czech life. Slovak life. American life. We are a museum that encourages self-discovery, a museum that asks what it means to be free. Through extraordinary exhibitions and experiences, we tell stories of freedom and identity, family and community, human rights and dignity. Our stories connect yesterday with today and tomorrow.

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