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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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Szent Gyorgy Ter 2 | Royal Palace E building, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This distinguished museum is situated in one of the wings of the former Royal Palace in Buda castle. We arrived there by bus number 16, then used the public elevator inside the west wing of the Castle and finally, we reached the museum by the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank Seeking True Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting museum to walk though. The history of this country is very impressive and a lot to be learnt. The people here are very helpful and kind. Wonderful experience.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JanB159
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wayfinding for this museum is terrible. I struggled to find the entrance approaching from the no. 5 bus. Which is sad as huge investment in infrastructure - lifts/escalators has been out in o get people up the hill. Once I was in struggled to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Katy N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum its spread out over many floors and rooms so you don't want to be rushed , take your time and walk through and read the signs on the displays .

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BishopWm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent, including in English. My advice is start upstairs and work down. There’s all kinds of history: Bronze Age, medieval, modern. Political, social. Also the lovely ancient chapel and architecture in the basement. So much there it can be overwhelming. Highly recommended and free with...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Journey49340931641
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum isn't highly advertised but has some of the most amazing artifacts and content. It tells the history of the castle and budapest from the prehistoric ages to current. I loved the way they took the broken artifacts and built around them to recreate...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Fahoobamagoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here on random as we was walking around the castle and found one of the enterances. This intrigued us and therefore we went in. We saw how the restoriation and the historic part of the castle. Also, a deeper dive into thow Budapest...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank nilslyseng
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

I love this museum as there are various art collection which makes you understand the history of Hungary better. The price is decent about ten euro and takes you to 4 floors, though you should focus your time on the first 3 floors more, if...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Em M
Reviewed August 5, 2019

If you're not in a hurry and like museums, this can be a nice experience. The layout is messy, the objects often don't seem to have much connection to the rooms they're in and the information signs are way too wordy; however, I enjoyed seeing...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Ulrika F
Reviewed July 21, 2019

It was interesting inside, but not much is different from a History museum prospective. However, the photo opportunities outside and looking out over the city was amazing. I think younger kids might get bored.

Date of experience: July 2019
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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
...More
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