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Natural History Museum, outside Budapest

Still not convinced the Matra museum has much in common with the Natural History exhibition, and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Krisztian N
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Budapest, Hungary
Mixture of ancient and modern

Lovely location and well kept premishes. Showing a good mixture of old and new. Only the... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
MikeB231
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Idaho Springs, Colorado
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2 days ago
“Natural History Museum, outside Budapest”
6 Aug 2018
“Mixture of ancient and modern”
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The Matra Museum consists of the former Mansion of the Orczy family, a 2 hectares historic garden and a Natural History Pavilion. In the mansion shown the mammoth skeleton. In the main building of the museum four permanent exhibitions can be...more
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Kossuth Lajos utca 40., Gyongyos 3200, Hungary
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+36 37 505 530
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Still not convinced the Matra museum has much in common with the Natural History exhibition, and why they are connected, but the good thing is you can buy separate tickets if you only have time for one. Unfortunately, the mineral exhibit was closed at the...More

Thank Krisztian N
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Lovely location and well kept premishes. Showing a good mixture of old and new. Only the ventillation needs improvement...

Thank MikeB231
Reviewed 11 May 2018

This location combines the Matra museum, a park, and a separate Natural History exhibition building showing fauna and flora of the region plus a palm house. We stopped by on a chance and were very positively surprised by the diversity and quality of the exhibitions...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We have visited this museum during a half day trip the first time. The location of the museum is szperb with planty parking places in front of. The buildings are nice. There are different themes to see. What it was interesting for us is the...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I really liked it. Interesting and nice programe even with family or friends. It is about hunting, the family of Orczy, crystals, living animals etc. Really good!

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Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Very nice, interesting exhibition, huge mammoth skeleton, lot of information about animals and plants and the history of the city, including hunting traditions.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Interesting museum in the arrival hall of Mátra mountaines in Gyöngyös. Visit if possible, the park is also beautiful.

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Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed this museum. I specially liked the collection of rocks/stones/shells etc. It also had some live animals too such as lizards and fish. It was reasonably priced to get in. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

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