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Hungarian Railway Museum (Magyar Vasuttorteneti Park)

Tatai utca 95, Budapest 1142, Hungary
+36 1 450 1497
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As a railway enthusiast the contents of the museum are very good although the site needs money... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
n0rm55e
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Pickering, United Kingdom
Very good for railway fans young and old

I've visited many railway museums in many countries and this is pne of the best. Sadly most of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David R
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South Wales, United Kingdom
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Tatai utca 95, Budapest 1142, Hungary
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a railway enthusiast the contents of the museum are very good although the site needs money spending on it. Poor signage and directions to get to the museum make it hard to find. Once inside it was clean and tidy with toilets available there...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've visited many railway museums in many countries and this is pne of the best. Sadly most of the exhibits are in a poor state of preservation but what an exhaustive collection of steam locos. Carriages. Cranes. Even snow ploughs. The children love the miniature...More

Thank David R
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Reviewed May 11, 2018

We checked website before we left UK for opening times, closed Monday's. We set off today Friday to visit, we went some years ago and it's a bit of a trip out of city to get there. Arrived to find it closed! Closed for a...More

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Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

We went to the museum as it was close to where we were staying and we had some time to kill on our last day. I'm not a massive train buff but even so it was very interesting and you could climb aboard a lot...More

2  Thank 471DJB
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Reviewed October 28, 2017

On the website it says that you can get a Honorary Engine Driver Diploma and drive a steam engine, this didn't happen for us, the staff said that it wasn't true but other than that it was very good, a bit out of the way...More

1  Thank Kabir S
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

They have lot of steam engines there, a children's railway, which runs all across the park and adults can have a ride as well! A lot of different trains and other railway stuff, though a bit old, but good looking and really intersting. Some "moving...More

1  Thank walxin
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

We took bus 30 out to the railway museum in Budapest and had a great time. This is a hands on railway museum and you may climb into the cab of many of the old steam locomotives. We also ate lunch at the museum cafe...More

1  Thank Zaruka53
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Reviewed July 26, 2017

It was easy to find, following google maps app. My sons love trains and history of public transportation, so we had to visit it. 2 hours is enough for this place, take pictures, walk, and then hop on a bus to go back to center...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Took our train enthusiast son and husband to the national train park. Despite struggling to find the bus (which leaves from the left of Heroes Square (Hősők Tére)), we found our way to the museum, which is easy to spot with the large train wheels...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2017

This odd kind of park/railway museum is well off the beaten track but great for kids if you know where to go. Inside the huge shed is a great wooden train track which my 2yo son had a ball playing with. And it was a...More

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Gary W
September 23, 2017|
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Response from 545medva | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately this service doesn't run anymore. YOu should take bus nr 30 or 30A or 120, or tram nr 14.
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Martin S
November 15, 2015|
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Response from Pete_M_Budapest | Reviewed this property |
Hi Martin, the place is closed from November 1 2015 till early days of April 2016. Have a nice day.
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Joyce M
June 21, 2015|
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Response from tibizzi | Reviewed this property |
Best is to walk from Vaci Street to Vorosmarty Ter then take Metro M1 to Hosok Tere (Heroes Square). From there you can take either of the following buses of the BKV: #30 #30A or #230 to the Vasut Torteneti Park (Railway... More
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