The renaissance chateau in the centre of Novy Jicin was built in the 16th century in the location of the town castle. After the departure of the Zerotins the building was adapted to the town-hall, which is a landmark of Novy Jicin centre.
The Museum of Novy Jicin Region with an exhibition on the development of hat fashions and town history is located there. Eminent celebrities hats are also among the exhibits. Regular museum exhibitions also take place in the historical halls of the chateau.