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Herend Porcelanium

Kossuth Lajos u. 140., Herend 8440, Hungary
+36 88 523 190
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Lake Balaton and Herend Porcelain Manufactory from Budapest
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Visitors are offered a variety of activities including a factory tour, porcelain-making demonstrations plus a visit to the Herend Museum.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“worth a visit” (4 reviews)
“lake balaton” (8 reviews)
“factory tour” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Kossuth Lajos u. 140., Herend 8440, Hungary
+36 88 523 190
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I have collected Herend pieces for over 25 years so the visit here was one of the reasons we came to Hungary. We bought the combination museum/factory ticket @ 2,500 forint apiece. I am glad we did not spend extra money for the picture-taking permission...More

Thank WasOnce
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Herend is a small village, but it has unique factory that has produced a find porcelain for more than a century. You can find it in many royal and aristocratic homes throughout Europe. The village is very nice and has a calming presence. When I...More

2  Thank Eugene D
Reviewed 24 July 2017

It really worth the visit, as this is a small example how the big factory works. So here you can find all the workstations from the neighbouring factory represented by 1-1 employees. All the steps of the porcelain making is explained by the tour-guide and...More

1  Thank Judit-Hungara
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Here you can see how they make the porcellana.. its very interesting Every thing is explained very good The english guide is nice. At the begging of the tour they show you a video .. most terrible video ever take it off It made us...More

Thank Ilaria16112
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit, take the detour. Recommended educational tour for all ages, clearly explaining every step involved, and in English of course!

Thank Darryl C
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We spent a wonderful half-day in Herend Porcelanium. There is a great option: a combination ticket --> You can get in the Porcelain Museum, Mini manufacture and cafe. Since it was Easter, there was an interesting activity for kids, but also for adults. It was...More

1  Thank bartamas
Reviewed 3 November 2016

If you are anywhere in the vicinity, a visit to the Herend factory and museum is a must, even if fine porcelain is not your cup of tea. It's a fascinating place, one where you can get up close to the artisians as they hand...More

1  Thank yankeefan730
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a stop on my way to lake Balaton , I like it because I personally enjoy ceramic. It's a manufacture create a lot beautiful dining set for the royal , they even did for the gift from Hungry to prince William and Kate...More

Thank Mguan
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Ever wondered how porcelain is made? Here you can see it. The short intro movie is rather a surreal ad, but never mind. As you go on, each phase of the porcelain making process is shown by the workers of the Herend Porcelain Manufacture. When...More

Thank Ch3rryPick3r
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Glamorous china. It was interesting to see how the porcelain is produced, and painted. Beautiful museum for a cheap price. At the end you are offered a good caffee from Herend's china cups.

Thank Leslie6006
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