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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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Reviewed 16 December 2018

A really beautiful building , with great exhibits - some of them are interactive (you can touch and play to get the full experience)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AliceF2392
Reviewed 23 November 2018

The museum give you insight about the history of ht city. You can just see the evolution through the years and you can see how the castle was build and expanded. It really is a walk through time. The only thing missing for a 5...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank AndreiStej
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Im happy i have visited. Was interesting to see part of the history and walk under the royal palace.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank iBalagecy
Reviewed 17 November 2018

This is a superb museum which holds a lot of history. It's very well laid out, and although it won't be to everyones taste, for the history buff, this is gold. Quite a maze, you really need to take time to read, and take it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Morser221
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The museum is located under the palace and has 2 entrances with the first at the base of the palace and the second on the upper street level. There is an elevator to access all levels of the museum if you require it. It is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tom E
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I wandered in through a door and found ourselves in a museum. We were able to use our Budapest Card and we wandered about before we went up floors and found more things on interest and more about the history of Budapest....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Groovee
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Packed with artefacts the exhibitions give a great insight to a rich and complex history. This is generally a more traditional style museum and less interactive displays. For history lovers a great place for a few hours. It also offers stunning views across the city....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Simpson0n
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We made the mistake of starting our tour of this museum in floor -2 where the old bits of stone work are displayed. The exhibitions on the 2nd and 1st floor were excellent but by then we were tired out from reading too much dry...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Menolly21
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We've decided to visit it as it was included in Budapest Card. It was difficult to find the entrance. Exhibits are located on many floors. I found few interesting photos about metro, but most of the exhibition was not very interesting. I would like to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

The entrance to the maginificent building held a great promise for what's to come. Alas, the disappointment was evident quickly. The layout was very confusing and instead if a historic sequential exhibits, you get whiplashed by going from pre- historic to 1956 and then back...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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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