Museums in Budapest
In the museum and in the surrounding area with its ruins and lapidarium, visitors can see relics of the 2000-year-old Roman civilian town of Aquincum, including the world-famous water-organ.
1031 Budapest, Szentendrei út 135.
Phone: +36 1 430 1081
BÉLA BARTÓK MEMORIAL HOUSE
The life and times of Béla Bartók, one of the greatest composers of the 20th century, are commemorated in his former home, where stamps and artworks inspired by him are also on display. Chamber music concerts are held here.
1025 Budapest, Csalán út 29.
Phone: +36 1 394 2100
BUDAPEST HISTORY MUSEUM
Besides the exhibitions presenting the history of Budapest, visitors can also see reconstructed sections, and Gothic sculptures from the Mediaeval Royal Palace.
1014 Budapest, Szent György tér 2.
Phone: +36 1 487 8800
GYÖRGY RÁTH MUSEUM
Drawing on a collection comprising 20,000 Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Tibetan-Nepali and Mongolian pieces, the organizers present Eastern Asiatic art in temporary exhibitions.
Tue-Sun 10.00-16.00. Tue free
1068 Budapest, Városligeti fasor 12.
Phone: +36 1 456 5100
Hungarian Museum of Photography
Opening hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (except Mondays and Tuesdays)
6000 Kecskemét, Katona József tér 12.
Phone: +36 76 483 221
Hungarian Railway Museum
1142 Budapest, Tatai út 95.
Phone: +36 1 450 1497
KASSÁK LAJOS MUSEUM
Literary and fine art works created between 1915-1967 by Lajos Kassák. Exhibitions of avant-garde art.
Tue-Sun 10.00-18.00, free Wed
1033 Budapest, Fő tér 1, Zichy kastély
Phone: +36 1 368 7021
1037 Budapest, Kiscelli út 108.
Phone: +36 1 250 0304
LISZT FERENC MUSEUM
The exhibition in the former apartment of Ferenc Liszt (1811-1886) in the Academy of Music displays musical instruments, furniture, personal belongings and manuscripts.
1064 Budapest, Vörösmarty utca 35.
Phone: +36 1 322 9804
Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art collects and displays masterworks of modern and contemporary art. The permanent collection contains valuable pieces of American pop art (Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Rauschenberg etc.). Yet focusing on Eastern and Central European art, it also puts a special emphasis on presenting the Hungarian art of the 60's to recent days in an international context. Besides, temporary exhibitions showcase leading artists of the international scene as well as the best-known Hungarian masters. Be sure to explore the Museum's colourful place which is indeed a contemporary
1095 Budapest, Komor Marcell u. 1.
Phone: +36 1 555 3444
Temporary exhibitions offer a glimpse of the achievements of contemporary Hungarian and foreign artists in fine arts, applied arts, photography, design, and the latest art trends.
Tue-Sun 10.00-16.00, closed Mon
1146 Budapest, Dózsa György út 37.
Phone: +36 1 460 7000
MUSEUM OF APPLIED ARTS
The museum was built in Hungarian Art Nouveau style. Established in 1872, this was Europe's third applied arts museum after London's South Kensington (today the Victoria and Albert Museum) and the Österreichisches Museum für Kunst und Industrie in Vienna. Permanent exhibition: Art and Crafts.
1091 Budapest, Üllői út 33-37.
Phone: +36 1 456 5107
MUSEUM OF ETHNOGRAPHY
One of the largest ethnographical museums in Europe. It presents the art, customs, national costumes, and way of life of Hungarians, nationalities in Hungary and other peoples of Europe and outside Europe.
1055 Budapest, Kossuth Lajos tér 12.
Phone: +36 1 473 2400
MUSIC HISTORY MUSEUM
Musical instruments from various periods, including instruments used by an entire army band and by an orchestra from the age of Haydn, are shown here, together with an exhibition presenting the stages in the career of Béla Bartók.
1014 Budapest, Táncsics Mihály utca 7.
Phone: +36 1 214 6770
NAGYTÉTÉNY CASTLE MUSEUM
closed on Monday
1225 Budapest, Kastélypark utca 9-11.
Phone: +36 1 207 0005
10.00-16.00, closed Mon
1014 Budapest, Szent György tér 2.
Phone: +36 20 439 7325
1088 Budapest, Múzeum körút 14-16.
Phone: +36 1 338 2122
This unique exhibition presents nearly all the stamps that have ever been issued around the world. Includes several special stamps, e.g. the Hungarian "reversed Madonna", the Hawaiian "missionary stamps", the smallest and biggest stamps in the world, and a collection of forgeries.
1074 Budapest, Hársfa u. 47.
Phone: +36 1 341 5526
The first telephone operator centre in Hungary was established in 1881. Centred around a switchboard which still works today, this "living museum" documents the history of the telephone.
Tue-Sun 10.00-18.00, closed Mon
1014 Budapest, Országház u. 30.
Phone: +36 1 201 8857
TRANSPORT MUSEUM - temporarily closed
Four hundred works by the Hungarian-born artist - the "Father of Op-Art" - are shown here, along with temporary exhibitions presenting works by Hungarian artists living outside Hungary.
1033 Budapest, Szentlélek tér 6.
Phone: +36 1 388 7551
Museum of Fine Arts - closed for renovation til 2018
1068 Budapest, Benczúr u. 27.
Phone: +36 1 322 4240