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Hospital in the Rock

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“cold war”(273 reviews)
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The Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum is a thrilling, unique and moving place. Visitors can learn about the WWII and the 1956 revolution as well as the Cold War in relation to this former TOP SECRET nuclear bunker. It had an important role...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Lovas ut 4/c, Budapest 1012, Hungary
District I / Buda
+36 70 701 0101
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the tour here. They do tours every hour and our guide was very knowledgeable and spoke excellent English. I learned alot about the history of Budapest in the war here and the nuclear bunker section was very interesting. I have only given...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank h0rrace
Reviewed 5 days ago

My friend and I visited Budapest and thought we would visit the hospital in the rock museum as we are both retired nurses. We were given a short film about how the hospital came about then a guided tour of the hospital. The rooms were...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Helen H
Sziklakorhaz, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Hospital in the Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Helen H, thank you very much for visiting and rating us! We are glad that this visit met your expectations. Kind regards, Hospital in the Rock Team

Reviewed 6 days ago

This hospital in the rock really lets you see the devastation of war on people and place. It's hard to imagine what Budapest looked like during the war when all you see are gorgeous buildings. But photos and this exhibit shows you in very interesting...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Linda F
Sziklakorhaz, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Hospital in the Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Linda F, thank you very much for your visit and recommendation! We are tirelessly working on how to improve the museum, to provide high level services. Kinds regards, Hospital in the Rock Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see for anyone visiting Budapest. Guides are fantastic and give a great insight into the history of the hospital. Very reasonable admission prices too.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very interesting and informative tour for about an hour! Can't believe that all the equipment & rooms were preserved from WW2. Would recommend!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 771zoef
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best place we went on our trip. It lasted an hour and you have a guide to take you around. He was very informative. It was so interesting, after being a hospital it became a secret nuclear bunker and has only been...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This site is the location of a former hospital during WWII as well as the uprising in 1956 before being transformed into a nuclear bunker by the Russians during the height of the Cold War. The tour was excellent and we were all given an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank blaintm
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you get a chance, you must go to the Hospital in the Rock. They run tours on each hour. You walk about kilometre through the tunnels during the tour. The tour covers the history of the hospital and more recent nuclear bunker use.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SuzyBSydney
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is an absolute gem, well worth the visit! The tours are on the hour and there were lots of tours for a plethora of different languages. There is a 9 minute video at the beginning that really helps to set the scene for...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Elliottlandon
Sziklakorhaz, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Hospital in the Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Elliottlandon, thank you for rating us! We appreciate your recommendation. Photos are not allowed because of safety and logistic reasons. We provide English guided tours for individual visitors, and many other languages for registered groups. Kind regards, Hospital in the Rock Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing historical exhibition. It is very interesting to see this place, and it was a really moving experience, perfectly explained by our guide. I can recommend it, the tour is worth it.

Date of experience: July 2018
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District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious
and intricate past, Buda has some of the most
outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable
natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube.
Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a
glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian
empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the
time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many
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March 14, 2019|
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Response from E17_KJ | Reviewed this property |
We also just turned up shortly before the tour was due to start. I imagine English-speaking guides are more or less the norm.
June 9, 2018|
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Response from Elana G | Reviewed this property |
Hi,As you read we were impressed with the hospital-turned-museum and the tour itself seems to be wheelchair accessible, We walked from Fishermans Bastion to the hospital and the elevator taking you down to the hospital level... More
March 10, 2018|
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Response from Sziklakorhaz | Property representative |
Dear mkmoe, Thank you for your question! The new exhibition of the museum „I am become Death the destroyer of worlds” has the main goal to show the destructive effect of nuclear weapons to human body and nature. Some of... More