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Museum of Ethnography (Neprajzi Muzeum)

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This elegant building, with marble staircases and spacious galleries, serves as a museum focusing on the way of life, culture and art of the Hungarian peasantry.
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Kossuth Lajos ter 12, Budapest 1055, Hungary
District V / Inner City
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We planned our day around a visit to this museum. Got there to find it's closed until 2020 - the website is still showing it is open or we could have saved the cab fare to somewhere else. Very disappointed.

Thank janetteparry2017
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A wonderful Neo-Renaissance façade housing the National Museum which is unfortunately closed for refurbishment. Located opposite the Hungarian Parliament.

1  Thank Tigertribal
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We were keen to see round this museum which contains a large collection of items from everyday life in Hungary. However there was a large notice on the door saying "Closed until 2020." I suppose it has to close for refurbishment but it was a...More

Thank Edmund R
Reviewed 13 April 2018

While waiting for our tour of the Parliament, we happened into the World Press Photo exhibit here. The building is architecturally fascinating, a real gem.

Thank Hollyrik
Reviewed 20 March 2018

I would recommend to pay a visit to this museum. You can learn a great deal of things from its collection. The building itself is very interesting from an architectural point of view.

Thank Alexandros R
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Visited on Monday 9th October. We were visiting the Parliament Building and this magnificent building is the other side of the Square at the back/front of the Parliament Building.

1  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Note off official website. Dear Visitors! We inform you that due to the moving of the museum we will be closed from 4 December, 2017 to 2020. Thank you for your understandings.

4  Thank craig t
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Located across the gorgeous Hungarian Parliament, the Ethnographic Museum is housed in a beautiful neo-classical building dating back to the late XIX century. If you think the outside is pretty, walk in and enjoy the magnificent interior. The Baroque stone carvings, the frescoes, the staircases,...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

There were a choice of two exhibitions. The temporary exhibition showcased photographs. Fairly meaningless and without context most of the time. We took the permanent exhibition which we found to be fantastically informative with excellent artefacts and well worth spending 90 minutes exploring the lifestyles...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We ended up here while waiting for our Parliament tour to start and were pleasantly surprised by this little museum across the plaza from Parliament. There is a permanent exhibit upstairs and an exhibit of world press photography on the mail level. (the press photos...More

Thank Gerald R
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