Crystal BOHEMIA

The joint-stock company Crystal BOHEMIA was established on 28th November 2008 in order to preserve and to further develop the tradition of lead crystal production in Poděbrady. Crystal BOHEMIA a.s. became the owner of the glassworks on 29th April 2009 and, on 21st October of the very year, it put the factory into operation again after more than 12 months lasting shut-down. Recently, it keeps about 330 employees. 

The BOHEMIA Glassworks located in Poděbrady continues the heritage of Bohemian cut crystal glass. This tradition dates back to the beginning of 18th century and it has influenced the entire glass industry of the world in the course of time. We can state proudly that the Bohemian crystal glass belongs to the best that came into being in the respective sector.

The glassworks in Poděbrady is the major manufacturer of lead crystal in the Czech Republic. It ranks also with the top world suppliers of lead crystal at all. 90% of the factory output are directed to foreign markets. 

The blue and gold oval trade mark BOHEMIA CZECH REPUBLIC – LEAD CRYSTAL OVER 24% PbO has become synonymous with Bohemian lead crystal. It provides also customers with a guarantee of quality and combination of values by means of those the company communicates: utility, beauty and style.

Catalogue

Catalogue

Contacts

Contacts

Crystal Bohemia, a.s. Jiráskova 223/19290 01 Poděbrady GPS Loc. 50°8' 42.051"N, 15°7' 38.242"E    phones phone 1  +420 739 448 911 phone 2  +420 325 602 216 fax +420 325 611 619   info bank IDN: 28 486 722TIN: CZ 699 002 678  opening hours in work day8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CET mail company@crystal-bohemia.com   
The tour

The tour

You will disclose the mystery of the origin of the class 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, English, German and Russian languages. 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 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. 50 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 Kč Children 12+, students 26–, senior citizens 65+, disabled 70 Kč VIP excursion (price per excursion till 4 persons) 500 Kč   Reservation – order For more information and how to make a reservation please contact us from 8 AM to 4 PM on working days Kristýna Vencovská+ 420 702 175 784+ 420 325 602 288@ e-mail: exkurze@crystal-bohemia.com Crystal BOHEMIA a.s., Jiráskova 223, 290 01 PoděbradyBook 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, English, German and Russian• 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.• Any type of audio-visual recordings is prohibited in the area of the glassworks.. 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.   Download   General information for visitors (booklet) Click on the image and the displayed page (file) save to your computer. General information for Desk organizers Click on the image and the displayed page (file) save to your computer. Instructionsfor reportedvisitors Print double-sided on a sheet of A4 instructions and according to the picture twice fold. Instructions for unreported visitors Print double-sided on a sheet of A4 instructions and according to the picture twice fold.
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Crystal Bohemia, a.s., Jiráskova 223/19, 290 01 Poděbrady

Phone: +420 739 488 911 |  e-mail: company@crystal-bohemia.com