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Hungarian Electrotechnical Museum

Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Hidden gem for nerds and nostalgics

First tip, ring the bell by the entrance to get in. It took us a while to figure this out... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
inner_city_resident
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Off the beaten track

I mean this museum is not one of the popular ones in Budapest. In spite of this it was definitely... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2018
EszterAr
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5 weeks ago
“Hidden gem for nerds and nostalgics”
Mar 20, 2018
“Off the beaten track”
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Kazinczy utca 21., Budapest 1075, Hungary
District VII / Jewish Quarter
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+36 1 342 5750
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First tip, ring the bell by the entrance to get in. It took us a while to figure this out. Old-school museum of electrical things, very little in English but the staff try to be helpful. Buttons to press and handles to turn for kids...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2018

My husband is a scientist and was really looking forward to visiting this museum. We went to the museum twice during their listed opening hours, and both times they were closed with no sign. Really disappointing!

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

It's an odd little museum that appeals to specialized interests. And it's fun and it's good. There are many static displays (pun intended) of century old electrical gear. Plus there are operable set ups of generators, meters, and circuits. The museum conducts demonstrations for school...More

1  Thank Scots-not-Scotch
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

I mean this museum is not one of the popular ones in Budapest. In spite of this it was definitely worth to visit with our four-year-old. You can try many if the old machines, devices and experiments. Don’t expect a modern interactive museum for kids,...More

1  Thank EszterAr
Reviewed January 31, 2018

The stars of this museum are the staff and the building. Nothing in English although there is a very small bit in one of the rooms. It has a couple of Van de Graff generators the one in a side corridor is pretty awesome. There...More

1  Thank Chasingclouds
Reviewed May 26, 2017

A well set out and well displayed selection of electrical historic equipment. No English signage which was a shame but the local curator walked around with me pushing buttons and twisting knobs on the various interactive displays. Appealing to engineers and technical people (might be...More

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District VII / Jewish Quarter
District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses
the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and
colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in
an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes
and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic
crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of
the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in
Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly
...More
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