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Hungarian Railway Museum (Magyar Vasuttorteneti Park)

Tatai utca 95, Budapest 1142, Hungary
+36 1 450 1497
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Not really into trains but still enjoyable

We went to the museum as it was close to where we were staying and we had some time to kill on our... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Derby, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good place

On the website it says that you can get a Honorary Engine Driver Diploma and drive a steam engine... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Kabir S
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Tatai utca 95, Budapest 1142, Hungary
+36 1 450 1497
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We went to the museum as it was close to where we were staying and we had some time to kill on our last day. I'm not a massive train buff but even so it was very interesting and you could climb aboard a lot...More

1  Thank 471DJB
Reviewed 29 October 2017

On the website it says that you can get a Honorary Engine Driver Diploma and drive a steam engine, this didn't happen for us, the staff said that it wasn't true but other than that it was very good, a bit out of the way...More

Thank Kabir S
Reviewed 21 October 2017

They have lot of steam engines there, a children's railway, which runs all across the park and adults can have a ride as well! A lot of different trains and other railway stuff, though a bit old, but good looking and really intersting. Some "moving...More

Thank walxin
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We took bus 30 out to the railway museum in Budapest and had a great time. This is a hands on railway museum and you may climb into the cab of many of the old steam locomotives. We also ate lunch at the museum cafe...More

Thank Zaruka53
Reviewed 27 July 2017

It was easy to find, following google maps app. My sons love trains and history of public transportation, so we had to visit it. 2 hours is enough for this place, take pictures, walk, and then hop on a bus to go back to center...More

Thank Denizblue
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Took our train enthusiast son and husband to the national train park. Despite struggling to find the bus (which leaves from the left of Heroes Square (Hősők Tére)), we found our way to the museum, which is easy to spot with the large train wheels...More

Thank Harry-Bug
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This odd kind of park/railway museum is well off the beaten track but great for kids if you know where to go. Inside the huge shed is a great wooden train track which my 2yo son had a ball playing with. And it was a...More

Thank adamontour
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Nice idea, but it looked like closed, no one attraction worked apart from the kiddie railway, all locomotives / trains... everything was closed from the public. All you can do is to watch a few dozens ( really attractive ) locomotives from outside, nothing more....More

Thank m00y0ng
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Had some time to kill before flying back home so took a 30 minute walk from the park inn by Radisson hotel and was really glad I did. There are lots of exhibits on show and the vast majority of them are on display outside....More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Found out about this out-of-the-way attraction in a magazine in our hotel lobby. I got the location and direction from the website and we had no problem getting there - take the blue subway to the end of the line; take the 30 or 30A...More

1  Thank Kate B
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Gary W
23 September 2017|
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Response from 545medva | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately this service doesn't run anymore. YOu should take bus nr 30 or 30A or 120, or tram nr 14.
Martin S
16 November 2015|
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Response from Pete_M_Budapest | Reviewed this property |
Hi Martin, the place is closed from November 1 2015 till early days of April 2016. Have a nice day.
Joyce M
21 June 2015|
Response from tibizzi | Reviewed this property |
Best is to walk from Vaci Street to Vorosmarty Ter then take Metro M1 to Hosok Tere (Heroes Square). From there you can take either of the following buses of the BKV: #30 #30A or #230 to the Vasut Torteneti Park (Railway... More