Very haunting place to be you can feel the sentiment behind the building. But a very beautiful memorial to the victims.
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I first of all want to say that I thoroughly enjoyed this museum. The artefacts are interesting and it's a great insight into the amazing and also horrific history of Hungary. This said, it cost extra to purchase the audioguide but we were informed by...More
Take the time and get the audio tour. The history of this country is fascinating and this place displays it well. The lift is the only blip, mainly as all the subtitles are across the bottom of the screen so you can’t see what they...More
It will not be the most uplifting part of a Budapest weekend but is so important to visit. Especially the elevator going down to the cellars creates goosebumps of the unpleasant type in an effective way. Take a moment to let it sink in afterwards.
I suppose it highlighted a massive gap in my historical knowledge not to fully understand the plight of Hungary ex WWII and into the Cold War. This museum told a tragic story very well. It is worth getting the audio guide, although some of the...More
This is an excellent museum and a very emotional experience. However to do it properly you need several hours. There are many beautiful things to see in Budapest. This was highly recommended but in hindsight we missed other sights because of time spent here
this was a hard one, the poor people of hungary have suffered so much under hitler, then the russians who were as far as I can see much worse and less apologetic . This museum tells the tales through videos and items , we waited...More
The idea / story of the museum is good-one can definitively get idea about the time and repression of communism, but almost everything is in Hungarian (there are leaflets in English but you would spend entire time reading). Not recommended for kids.
The museum itself was wonderfully curated, and the artefacts on display (physical and digital) were moving, haunting and powerful. As non-Hungarians who don't know a stack about Hungarian history, we often felt a bit lost, even reading all the information provided and listening to the...More