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Address: Andrassy ut 60, Budapest 1062, Hungary
Phone Number: +36 (1) 374 26 00
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A museum devoted to various historical terror regimes and practices.

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I enjoyed this if that's the right word. A lot of terrible things happened here perpetrated by past fascist and communist regimes. Very interesting

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Pisa, Italy
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The museum is huge and organized into sections, each representing an aspect of the Stalinist dictatorship in Hungary. Some of the sections were definily heart-wrenching (thanks to the recorded voices and depositions of the survivors), whereas others lacked an explaination in English and therefore resulted plainly boring. What you really come to know in this museum is the people's side... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I enjoyed this if that's the right word. A lot of terrible things happened here perpetrated by past fascist and communist regimes. Very interesting

Thank Michael T
Solihull, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a terrific museum for anyone who wishes to understand the depth and extent of Hungarian life under both the Nazis and the Communist regime that superseded it. The collection is extensive and every room has a full or more A4 sheet about its contents. There is more detail than most visitors will probably require and more than enough... More 

Thank AdrianB144
Fort Meade, Maryland
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

really was not impressed at all... layout was awkward, rooms that should of been loud were quiet and the more sobering rooms were loud with music or awkward 'street noise'. Staff was not very friendly at all. Very overpriced for non EU citizens, I watched 2 very elderly people have to pay full price because they were not carrying the... More 

Thank SgtDizl
Alberta, Canada
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This museum is good to do along with Rick Steve's guide. He explains all the rooms. Overall, I liked this museum as compared to similar museums in Germany. However some of the exhibits were so stylized and symbolic it almost came across as sarcastic.

Dundalk, Ireland
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When we arrived we were told there was no headsets left but there would be info in each room we could read in stead. We were assured this would be OK, we were still charged full price for entering. When we started the tour the info in each room, were doubled sided A4 sheets with pretty small print. It was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have to agree, this place has some oddities. I really am not sure why the old fashioned phones are dotted around everywhere or why the beautiful communist car is behind a black curtain which doesn't look like it can be opened. However, that said it has a lot of information and displays that really capture a country lead into... More 

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everyone should visit this exhibit - it provides the context and thoroughly interesting narrative about two terrible eras of Hungarian history.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a museum about the Nazi and Communist occupation of Hungary. It is located in the building that served as the headquarters of the oppressive regimes. As you enter most of the rooms there is a rack on the wall with a single piece of paper (one rack for English and one for Hungarian). The 'handout' gives background information... More 

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Essex UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This museum is very well done. It is extremely interesting while conveying the very sinister history. Well worth a visit & reasonably priced.

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