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Budapest History Museum

Szent Gyoergy ter 2 | Royal Palace E building, Budapest 1014, Hungary
+36 1 487 8800
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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
+36 1 487 8800
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This museum has lots to offer, and it would take some time to see it all. There must be at least two entrances, we entered from the lesser of them by complete accident, having spotted it from the castle walls above. We weren't given a...More

Thank Falkirkbairn70
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is free with the Budapest Card. We spent a good long time here and it is well laid out so that you can follow time from palaeolithic times to the 19th century. It also explains well the history of the buildings on Castle Hill,...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Huge place inside, you need at least 2 hours if you want to see it in a slow way, very interesting fact about the city

1  Thank Francis V
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

If you like history and archaeology dont miss the Budapest History Museum. We happened upon this museum after walking up Castle Hill. The prices for entry are very reasonable and there is a free coat/bag/umbrella check. At first glance, the museum appears to focus on...More

1  Thank Tablepour6
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I visited this important Museum within Royal Palace premises. It showcases palace's history as well as provides comprehensive perspective on Budapest's history. I took the help of audio guide that was useful in understanding the evolution of this beautiful city and appreciate the rich culture...More

1  Thank Madan Gopal M
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Signage to get to the place is hard, since the hill is covered with places which all have signs. Some of the documentation was sparse or cryptic (it's better if you read Hungarian). Reasonable admission fee, It's hard to get a sense of the chronology,...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is located in Buda Castle with a great range of exhibits detailing the history of Budapest. Some of the older parts of Buda castle in underground areas are used to display exhibits with gives and enhanced experience. Signage could be better so as to...More

1  Thank Fellowtraveller00
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We struggled to find the museum walking up to the castle, although it's a beautiful walk with lovely views and green gardens. There were no signs to say which way it was, and when we eventually found it, we were given a pretty unintelligible map....More

2  Thank LondonMermaid B
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Sometime missing description of exhibits. Only few interactive parts, but possible take a photos for a free.

1  Thank Martin J
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The History Museum is located in Buda Castle. Just getting up to the top of Buda Hill is a wonderful experience and gives you a gorgeous 360 degree vise of the city and all its hills. The reconstructed Castle, finished around 1952, is a multilayer...More

1  Thank Gabriel H
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
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