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Permanent collections at this prestigious museum include the Medieval Royal Palace of the Buda Castle, Budapest In the Middle Ages and Gothic Sculptures from the Royal Palace of Buda.
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Szent Gyoergy ter 2 | Royal Palace E building, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
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+36 1 487 8800
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Claustrophobic , Some artifacts are fake , There are so many stairs that are unnecessary It's more like the Art History Museum, Not even that.

Thank TUFAN A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with wife and family. It gives a great insight into the way Budapest has been shaped over the years. At only 6 euros for an adult it is great value. Has lifts for wheelchair access but not all areas wheelchair accessable. If you wish...More

Thank NigelHarrison
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice collection of the history of Budapest. Not a large amount but just right. You do have to pay extra if you want to take photos.

Thank John C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting museum housed on 4 floors and located within the castle complex. Many interesting artefacts and not so many as to overload your senses but just enough to make it worthwhile and to keep you interested. Well worth a visit.

Thank Scotty102
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Many museums overpower the senses with their size or number of items on display. This is neither. Most of the exhibits have English explanations, which makes it easily understood. While the building is not particular grand, it fills the bill. One issue is trying to...More

3  Thank Senioronabudget
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This Museum is in the former Royal Palace so it is not only the contents of the Museum which are interesting but also the building itself. The first thing to note is the rather confusing way the floors are numbered: level 0 (where you enter),...More

Thank Edmund R
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We finished with The National Gallery and moved the short distance across the cobblestones to The Budapest History Museum earlier today. 90 minutes spent covering the 5 floors - time very well spent learning about the history of Budapest and Hungary. The two underground levels...More

1  Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 27 May 2018

The women at the reception selling tickets was frowning and wouldnt answer our questions. She took money and gave a ticket, we had to ask for a pamphlet. The exhibits were dark and lacked explanations, Not recommended for the handicapped as there was no working...More

Thank Elana G
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

If you enter at the lower entrance you find a maze of dull rooms, the basement of the now razed early palace. Skip quickly 2 levels and the explanation of how the palace was rebuilt is still confusing. The best bit finally is the history...More

Thank account2018
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We entered through a side entrance that led directly to the medieval exhibit of the castle. It was a lot of recreations and somewhat limited. There are additional floors that aren’t indicated well from the side entrance; but as you move through those the exhibitions,...More

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District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious
and intricate past, Buda has some of the most
outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable
natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube.
Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a
glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian
empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the
time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many
...More
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