Infantry Block in Šatov
Infantry block with original weaponry and equipment used by the Army in 1960–1999
CZK 25 / 50

Sights

Tickets

regular: 50 CZK
reduced: 25 CZK
Family passport (Rodinný pas): 40 CZK

Opening hours

April, May and October:
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays
9.00–12.00 / 13.00–17.00

June, July, August and September:
Tuesday–Sunday and public holidays*
9.00–12.00 / 13.00–17.00
*If the public holiday falls on Monday, the succeeding Tuesday shall be the closing day.

Contact

tel.: +420 602 438 637
e-mail: satovsrub@tmbrno.cz

Areál československého opevnění v Šatově
671 22 Šatov

GPS: 48.7876936N, 16.0153381E
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The Complex of the Czechoslovak Fortification in Šatov

The fortification complex at the southern border of Czechoslovakia was created between 1935-1938. It consisted of objects of heavy fortification – infantry blocks, and light fortification – pillboxes. Some of these buildings were also used by the army after the war. The Technical Museum in Brno runs the MJ – S3 Zahrada Infantry Block. It organizes regular tours in the bunker with a guide. The bunker was reconstructed to its shape from the 1980s. It is equipped with weaponry and arms, including two fortification cannons 44/59, that were used there by the army in 1960-1999.  In the complex of the Czechoslovak fortification you can see the pillbox no. 37, antitank and anti-personnel weapons or even a fortification watchtower and a replica of so-called signal walls protecting the frontier area.

Šatov is located in the south of Moravia close to the borders with Austria, south of Znojmo.

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Where is it located?

How to get there

By car

Go along the road No. 53 from Brno to Znojmo, when you arrive in Znojmo take the road No. 38 direction Hatě, then (at the outskirsts of Znojmo), turn right to the road No. 413 direction Retz. After you pass Havraníky, turn left direction Šatov. Follow the signs indicating the way to the bunker. The parking capacity is rather limited, mainly during events, please park your car in the village and then walk.

Public transport

Take a bus from Brno to Znojmo, in Znojmo change to a bus from Znojmo to Šatov, in Šatov get off at the bus stop called “Obecní úřad” and then walk to the bunker. Another possibility is to take a train from Znojmo direction Retz and to get off the train at Šatov station.

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Technical Museum in Brno

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612 00 Brno – Královo Pole
Czech Republic

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