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Budapest History Museum

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Address: Szt. Gyorgy ter 2 | Royal Palace "E" building, Budapest 1014, Hungary
Phone Number: +36 1 487 8800
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Description: Permanent collections at this prestigious museum include the Medieval...
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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Museum was at first interesting, it was nice to look old items, but when you getting downstairs, then it were much more than jus interesting. In the bottom level has a foundation... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Akaa, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Museum was at first interesting, it was nice to look old items, but when you getting downstairs, then it were much more than jus interesting. In the bottom level has a foundation of the original Middle Ages castle and those parts of the museum was for me, the most amazing place and give the museum its fourth star. You have... More 

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Rockville Centre, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We spent 3 hours in this museum and could have spent three days. It gives a great historical view of the development of the area dating back to the bronze age. The exhibits are outstanding and the explanations are in English. I wish I had more time. It is well worth the visit if you are interested in history.

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Xi'an, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Ignore the easily confused buffs, I also entered the wrong door, but will not blame the museum for that! This is a really modern, powerful experience that pays due homage to a glorious (or perhaps it should really be potentially/nearly glorious, damn those Turks!) past and a proud present having overcome hardship after hardship. Anyone visiting Budapest today must be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We entered from the front of the Palace on the far left hand side. This was our first mistake . This is because this is the side entrance and the Main entrance is round the back in the courtyard. We were then handed a leaflet of the layout (over four floors) and left to get on. This was more of... More 

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Very surprising how nice this museum is. It covers the castle and you can see the original chapel reconstructed. There is a large selection of pre-historic items. A lot of information and photos of post-war Budapest, many old books and coins from medieval times. Really nicely done and a meandering tour that is very enjoyable.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A very good introduction to Hungarian culture. I really enjoyed it while in the Castle District. I would recommend a visit

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Brighton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I spent several hours here, some of it being unnecessarily going up and down stairs! However i was pleased I had been here because it did give an overview of the city and its very mixed fortunes. I particularly appreciated the medieval statues but also the more modern Light and shadow display. I am unsure but suspected there was some... More 

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This place was excellent, brilliant value for money and some real quality displays. Well worth paying the little bit extra to see the special exhibit. During out visit it was an exhibition of Mummies - really really good. Not worth paying for the Dinosaur garden though!

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

a must see when you are in Buda hill you will feel that you are in medieval times, really it's the best museum I've ever been to, nice history of Hungarian kingdom

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Really interesting but would benefit from a bit more signage. We got in free with the Budapest card. Make sure you look in the chapel. My partner kept wishing he knew more about the history of Budapest. Removed one star as we had to pay to take photos. The only real negative thing here.

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Address: Szt. Gyorgy ter 2 | Royal Palace "E" building, Budapest 1014, Hungary
Phone Number: +36 1 487 8800
Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > Várkerület

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