Places to see in Budapest


Art Gallery / Műcsarnok

District 14. Dózsa Gy. út 37. / Heroes' Square

The largest exhibition hall of the city is located in a great classical building at Heroes' Square. Temporary exhibitions of modern and contemporary artists. Open: Tue-Sun 10am - 6pm

Museum of Applied Arts

District 9. Üllői út 33-37.l

The Art-nouveau palace of the museum itself worths a visit. The collection embraces eastern carpets, treasury of the Esterházy family, art-nouveau glass works, Zsolnay ceramics, French furniture etc. Open: Tue-Sun 10am - 6pm

Vasarely Museum

District 3. Szentlélek tér 6.

Works of the French-Hungarian artist Victor Vasarely, founder of the op-art stream. Open: Tue-Sun 10am - 5pm

Museum of Fine Arts

District 14. Dózsa Gy. út 41. / Heroes' Square

Egyptian, Greek and Roman collections, 13th-18th century Italian, Spanish, Dutch paintings. French Impressionists and temporary exhibitions. One of the most renowned museum of Budapest. Open: Tue-Sun 10am - 5.30pm

National Museum

District 8. Múzeum krt. 14-16.

It is housed in a Classical style palace designed by Mihály Pollack. Its collection possesses over 1 million items. The exhibitions show the history of Hungary from the foundation of the state until 1990. Open: Tue-Sun 10am - 6pm

Hungarian National Gallery

District 1. Buda Palace / Szent György tér 2.

The National Gallery is the largest public collection documenting and presenting the rise and development of the fine arts in Hungary from Medieval stone carvings to late 20th century art.

House of Terror Museum

District 6. Andrássy út 60.

The building was used by the Nazi Party in the 1940's and after that became the headquarter of the secret service during the communist era. Today it is a memorial museum of the victims of both dictatorships. Open: Tue-Sun 10am - 6pm

Memento Park

District 22. Balatoni út - Szabadkai utca / South Buda

A glance behind the Iron Curtain. After the change of political system the statues were removed from the streets of Budapest. Open: every day from 10am. till sunset

Jewish Museum

District 7 Dohány u. 2.

Located at the 2nd largest Synagogue of the World, the Jewish Museum introduces Jewish life and traditions and the Jewish history in Budapest.

Museum of Military History

District 1. Tóth Árpád sétány 4.

The museum is located in the Buda Castle District and it introduces 1000 years of military history in the Carpathian Basin.

Transport Museum

District 14. Városligeti krt. 11.

Located in the picturesque City Park, the museum offers a great program for families with children. You can have a closer look at great old vehicles.