Xploring Hungary Video: Skanzen 'Hungarian Open Air Museum' Near Szentendre

  • 15 Jun 2020 8:54 PM
Xploring Hungary Video: Skanzen 'Hungarian Open Air Museum' Near Szentendre
This special Hungarian museum is located in the Duna-Ipoly National Park. Besides the exhibitions showing "Carpathian folk architecture and life in various areas of Hungary", the vast park provides an excellent venue for relaxation and recreation.

The 'Hungarian Open Air Museum', or Skanzen for short, is Hungary’s largest outdoor collection, founded in 1967.

In total it covers 60 hectares with 312 different buildings arranged in 8 regional units, as follows:

  • North Hungarian Village
  • Upland Market Town
  • Upper-Tisza
  • Great Plains
  • Southern Transdanubia
  • Bakony, Balaton Uplands
  • Western Transdanubia
  • Kisalföld
     

A 'Skanzen Train' goes from the Entrance building to the Study Collection, and back. It runs every hour on a 2.2 km road and has five stops from which all the regional units are easy to reach. You can buy your ticket online and avoid the queue - click here for current ticket prices.

Open:
Summer season from Tuesday - Sunday, 9am - 5pm.

Address:
7477 Szenna, Rákóczi u. 2.

Phone:
+36 (26) 502 537

More:
Skanzen.hu

This 'Xploring Hungary' feature is part of a series on XpatLoop sponsored by U-Save Auto Rental - Wherever the road leads… U-Save!

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