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Deak ter, underpass | Few metres south of Deák tér metro station, Budapest, Hungary
District V / Inner City
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lot of difficulty finding this place - the entrance is through a travel enquiries bureau belonging to a different firm. I think you would have to have an interest in metros to enjoy this museum. Great that they've gone to the trouble of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Quentin_Macaque
Reviewed 6 November 2018

A small museum, but you can easily spend 90 minutes or more here. Some of the displays have a short English description, so it is wise to get an audio guide set up in English. The two women working the ticket desk spoke neither English...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RickH26757
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

I was not looking for it, but there it was. It is only small, but inexpensive. It cost me 350 Florints entry, plus 500 to take pictures. There are three railcars, nicely restored, plus exhibits of how the railway was built, uniforms, tickets, maps, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank platypus150
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Don’t go out of your way to see this as it is incredibly small exhibition. Pricing is very reasonable though which is good. Took no more than 15-20 mins to look around.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank W9416LYbeckyh
Reviewed 10 August 2018

The museum is located on Deák Tér, but it is not a big exhibition. You can see the oldest underground (M1 line), and old uniforms, tickets. With kids, it is a more exciting.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank marianngabriella
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

First off the cost after the museum is actually quite reasonable. unfortunately if you want to take pictures it’s 150% more than the cost to get into the museum. What a rip off. They do have a audio guide which is very good. There is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank johncS9706VI
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Ok, the entrance price of HUF 350 is cheap. But pay 500 extra to be allowed to use your phone to take a picture? Do these people still think photos are made with magnesium flash lites? Have they figured out we’re in 2018?

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank axlblue
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We happened to be catching the subway at this stop and noticed the museum. We decided to give it a try, since we were not in a hurry. The person selling tickets could not even communicate in rudimentary English, which makes no sense in a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank burghughes
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

A great little museum capturing the history of one of first rail transit systems in Europe. Great to see the artifacts, historical pics and scale models. Could we suggest some more English translations for some of the displays. Worth seeing at very reasonable price of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank garyc353
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Most unusual museum. It was working when I first went many hears ago. Fascinating trains and architecture. Well worth a visit. Only a couple of feet under the road!. Travelled a year before the date optons, but it has not changed.

Date of experience: June 2017
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