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House of Terror Museum

Andrassy ut 60, Budapest 1062, Hungary
+36 1 374 2600
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A museum devoted to various historical terror regimes and practices.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Andrassy ut 60, Budapest 1062, Hungary
+36 1 374 2600
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Reviewed yesterday

I knew virtually nothing about the history of Hungary prior to visiting this museum. Situated in the actual building where so many atrocities took place, we spent over two hours being informed by visual, spoken and written means. Instillations were superbly presented - each one...More

Thank Keith S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very boring and a waste of time. At a certain point, you have to wait for the elevator where only 10 people fit in. This elevator takes 5minutes to come back. There were around 50 people waiting...

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beware this is quite a strange environment!! Quite a gruesome experience of the former Soviet Union We just walked around reading the subtitles but may be a good idea to hire the audio offered at Reception

Thank andnowandthen
Reviewed 2 days ago

Centrally located in Budapest. This is a must see, you learn and see so much. It is an excellent museum. We arrived in Budapest in February (minus 5 degrees), less tourists and a great time to visit

Thank Judy W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Long, but hopefully insightful review: To be honest, this venue was meant to be a short, unplanned stop off on the way to a different venue. Turns out it wasn't that short a stop off and ended up here for a good few hours (a...More

Thank Steff E
Reviewed 3 days ago

An interesting museum. It was very visual and realisic, the notes you could find in every rooms are very clarifying. The basement is authentic and tells a crual story But there are many hungarian quotes, texts and videos which we could not understand...

Thank JRtravel93
Reviewed 3 days ago

lots of history with very good displays and multimedia exhibits, so much to learn about, excellent place to visit

Thank Benedictakim
Reviewed 3 days ago

How the Hungarians suffered at the hands of the Germans and the Russians. I had no idea that the last Russian left in 1991. Very sobering museum but very well done. It's important to remember. Was heartened to see so many young people there.

Thank JanieC51
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Interesting history on Hungary during and post war effects. Brutal and cruel, would suggest a visit. It doesn't take long to walk round but does get busy with groups and students, you have to pay extra for headset audio €5 each. I would suggest getting...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited this museum whilst in Budapest on recommendations from friends who had previously visited. We both found the experience informative and interesting but quite chilling. The first hand account and artifacts were detailed and emotional and at times difficult to listen to. However, it...More

Thank Elle L
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May 4, 2017|
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Response from Heli K | Reviewed this property |
By showing e.g. your passport. All the ticket prices you'll find from their own website - terrorhaza.hu - they have there visitor information page.
October 27, 2016|
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Response from leekm | Reviewed this property |
I went early on a Sunday morning as I had only an hour to spare. Even before opening there was a short queue. Later I saw the queue becoming quite long. The museum can become quite cramped under such conditions. While a... More
Paul O
June 6, 2016|
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Response from jcstich | Reviewed this property |
I would say that an hour would be the very minimum. Two to three hours could easily be spent seeing everything there is to see.