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House of Hungarian Art Nouveau (Magyar Szecesszio Haza)

Address: Honved utca 3, Budapest 1054, Hungary
Phone Number: 1 2694622
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Ranked #185 of 394 things to do in Budapest
Type: Art museums, Museums
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Type: Art museums, Museums
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Gloucestershire, UK
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This is quite an unusual visit, being a collection of Hungarian Art Nouveau which is not exactly displayed and has not been given any description or context. However, you feel as though you are rooting through a collection of real treasures and the building is a stunning example of Hungarian Art Nouveau with its specially designed murals and stained glass.... More 

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This has to be one of the finest collection Art Nouveau furniture, clothing and pottery in Europe. Dating to the period around 1900-1910, the classic forms and stylised representations of nature, animals and the human figure are all represented on all three floors of this interesting museum. Also, on the ground floor, you can have some tasty patisserie and a... More 

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madrid,spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I was really sad about this visit. Furniture and thigs just puttting together without a reason. Poor, but expensive tickect

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San Jose, California
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154 reviews 154 reviews
87 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This interesting attraction is not quite a museum. It holds 3 stories of amazing Art Nouveau furniture, décor, etc. However, it's somewhat jammed together and generally lacks textual information about the pieces. Still, we loved what we saw, the price is reasonable, and the café charming. A must see if you like Art Nouveau.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
36 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Although i loved the Art Nouveau in Budapest, we didn't feel the museum was worth the entry - and you get to see plenty by just visiting the cafe, especially on the trip to the toilets! The food is good, if slightly on the price-y side, with a good selection of nice cakes!

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DC area
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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

This museum has an extensive collection of Art Nouveau objects in no discernible order. The quality varies greatly but it is well worth a visit for lovers of Art Nouveau. The coffee shop on the premises, which is accessible without paying the admission, has reasonably good coffee and pastries for a pleasant break.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I did the art nouveau walking tour backwards. I really enjoyed it. Cute cafe...lots of interest things to look at.

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London
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126 reviews 126 reviews
20 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

I can only agree with others that this is not really a museum, just a random collection of objects and furniture crammed into an Art Nouveau house. The house is best appreciated from the outside as there is not much art nouveau in the fabric apart from a cornice. It is so crowded it is hard to read the building... More 

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Reeuwijk, The Netherlands
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170 reviews 170 reviews
96 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

This museum was a nice surprise, as we went for the café (nice pies) and found there was a museum too. The museum consists of two floors of jugendstil / szecessions furniture and things. All very beautiful!!

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Hambye
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Although quite small this collection was a paradise for Art Nouveau enthusiasts like us. Well worth a visit to see so many beautiful things gathered together. The outside of the museum is grat too.

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