Matra Muzeum
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The Matra Museum consists of the former Mansion of the Orczy family, a 2 hectares historic garden and a Natural History Pavilion. In the mansion shown the mammoth skeleton. In the main building of the museum four permanent exhibitions can be visited: hunting history, local history, minerals, fossils. Natural History Pavilion - There you can see the permanent exhibition of natural history.
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Oliver H
Budapest, Hungary44 contributions
Family
We had a great time in this museum! It is a natural history museum that the kids loved and it also has a big collection of old clothes furniture and hunting memorabilia, kitchenware, guns, traps and taxidermia.
Lots of nice paintings too!
Absolutely recommended.
Thanks a lot
Written June 26, 2019
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DCChalupa
Washington DC, DC143 contributions
Family
The Matra Museum is actually two buildings that are separated both physically and thematically, which are located on a two-hectare park. The first building is the Orczy Castle, built in 1769-70, which showcases hunting, minerals, fossils, and local history. It also has a restored skeleton of a European Mammoth on prominent display.

The second building, recently constructed, is dedicated to the natural history of Hungary. It contains collections of insects; mollusks; birds, mammals, fish, amphibians, and reptiles; fungi; and plants. There are also a large number of dioramas, a greenhouse, vivariums, and aquariums. It is expertly curated - as good as any natural history museum that I have seen.

We have visited twice, and MOST HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT.
Written May 10, 2019
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Vincze P
Budapest, Hungary65 contributions
Friends
Mátra Museum is one of the most interesting museums in Hungary. The beautifully restored mansion of the Europa Nostra Prize, the romantic castle park, and the modern Natural Pavilion opened in 2009 are a must-see.
Written March 10, 2019
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tue14
Vac, Hungary138 contributions
Family
A stunning way of presentation of the nature of Matra hill. It can keep both children and adults interest and may make them learn a lot during a visit.
Written January 3, 2019
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Krisztian N
Budapest, Hungary63 contributions
Family
Still not convinced the Matra museum has much in common with the Natural History exhibition, and why they are connected, but the good thing is you can buy separate tickets if you only have time for one. Unfortunately, the mineral exhibit was closed at the time we were there, and the remaining open 6 rooms of the Matra museum did not cause too much excitement for the family. However, the Natural History exhibit is superb!!!
Written November 19, 2018
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MikeB231
Jaszbereny, Hungary6 contributions
Friends
Lovely location and well kept premishes. Showing a good mixture of old and new. Only the ventillation needs improvement...
Written August 7, 2018
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Alan B
Budapest, Hungary53 contributions
Couples
This location combines the Matra museum, a park, and a separate Natural History exhibition building showing fauna and flora of the region plus a palm house. We stopped by on a chance and were very positively surprised by the diversity and quality of the exhibitions and how much you can learn about the natural history of the Matra hills region as well as about the life in past centuries in the Orczy family home. One needs at least two hours to get value from all the information, which is presented in English as well as Hungarian. Children would love it.
Written May 11, 2018
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Tivadar B
Aszod, Hungary107 contributions
Family
We have visited this museum during a half day trip the first time. The location of the museum is szperb with planty parking places in front of. The buildings are nice. There are different themes to see. What it was interesting for us is the minerals part and the pavillion with the different levels of life in the forest. Kids really enjoyed it and want to fo back next time. There are many usefull infos shared that even adults may like. The new building is just superb. It is not a full day activity but rather 2-3 hours. The park is great also. What I we did not liea that staff in the main building was not too kind after the kids were very active. Overall this is a good place to go.
Written May 8, 2017
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Sára M
Budapest, Hungary102 contributions
Friends
I really liked it. Interesting and nice programe even with family or friends. It is about hunting, the family of Orczy, crystals, living animals etc. Really good!
Written September 19, 2016
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Peter
Dunakeszi, Hungary87 contributions
Couples
Very nice, interesting exhibition, huge mammoth skeleton, lot of information about animals and plants and the history of the city, including hunting traditions.
Written February 13, 2016
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