Museums and Art Galleries

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Museums and Art Galleries

Venture through time and view how artists of various times and genres capture reality, its sensibilities and impressions. The National Gallery's collections cover Hungarian art in all genres, Ludwig houses contemporary art, and a plethora of other museums and smaller galleries in Budapest are home to permanent and specialist collections. Consult the concierge.


Top Museum Tip:  
House of Terror

House of Terror is a museum located at Andrássi út 60 in Budapest, Hungary. It contains exhibits related to the facist and communist dictatorial regimes in 20th century Hungary. It is also a memorial to the victims of these regimes, including those detained, interrogated, tortured and killed in the building. The museum opened on February 24, 2002 and its Director-General has since been Dr. Mária Schmidt. The House of Terror is a member organisation of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience.
Address: VI. district, Andrássy út 60.
Distance from hotel: 1.7 km (20-min walk)
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00am till 06:00pm (Mondays and Holidays: closed)

Museum of Terror

Museum of Terror

Museum of Ethnography

Museum of Ethongraphy

Ludwig Museum

Ludwig Museum

The Hungarian National Museum explores all things historically related to the nation’s birth and development, complete with specialist temporary exhibitions that dive into further detail on various subjects. Discover lesser-known chapters of Hungarian history, such as Pannónia under Roman rule, or submerge in the beauty of the ceremonial robes worn by kings at their coronation.
Address: VIII. district, Múzeum krt. 14-16
Distance from hotel: 1.2 km (15-min walk)
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00am till 06:00pm (Mondays and Holidays: closed)

The Museum of Ethnography specialises in ethnic Hungarian heritage, dissecting the many aspects of culture. The collections cover so much ground that the museum is sure to fascinate all interests, from sartorial traditions to Bartók’s original musical recordings.
Address: V. district, Kossuth Lajos tér 12.
Distance from hotel: 5.3 km / 19 min by car 
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00am till 06:00pm (Mondays and Holidays: closed)

The National Gallery houses the full historical catalogue of Hungarian art, from the early Gothic period to contemporary works. A fantastic overview of the rich, creative spirit of the nation, the Museum is also home to the finest pieces of the Fine Arts Museum, which is currently under renovation.
Address: I. district, Szent György tér 2. (Buda Castle)
Distance from hotel: 1.3 km (25-min walk)
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00am till 06:00pm (Mondays and Holidays: closed)

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