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Hungarian Railway Museum (Magyar Vasuttorteneti Park)

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I Missed the Train.//

Being an avid steam buff I make it my business to visit vintage railway/transport museums when... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2018
Gary H
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Melbourne, Australia
A fabulous collection of railwayana, some restored, some waiting and some never to be

A fabulous collection of old locomotives, steam, diesel and electric, coaches, wagons and permanent... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
JohnB2151
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Coulsdon, Chipstead, Surrey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

I went to alot of trouble to visit museum hiring taxi at some cost. Found it was closed asked if I could have quick look round explaining I was from England staff member very rude and unhelpful asked how to get back to Budapest didn't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

Being an avid steam buff I make it my business to visit vintage railway/transport museums when visiting countries that my travels take me. My passion is in particular directed towards steam locomotives and vintage railway carriages. Australia,the country of my birth,in particular the State of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gary H
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

A fabulous collection of old locomotives, steam, diesel and electric, coaches, wagons and permanent way equipment situated around two turntables and a 34 berth roundhouse. At the time of our visit there was a spectacular model railway exhibition in the roundhouse and miniature live steam...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

The third time we have tired to het to the Park, and it was well worth the visit. Took the 30 Bus from Keleti Train Station. Reasonable entrance fee, and so much to see there (as long as you like trains). Could be a bit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Cool place with some nice old machinery. Easy to het there, nice park and interesting exhibition. There was a festival with lots of artisanal food products as well and the whole place had a nice vibe.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

The best way to get to the Railway Park is by Metro M3 to Lehel ter, then change to tram 12 or 14. Alight after about 8 stops at Rokolya utca. Walk to the right (East) about 500m, then turn left for about 200m. You...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed seeing the switching yards, and the many many historic trains preserved here. There is a bridge which allows you to get up high to view the trains, including coal cars, from overhead. There is even an older car that rides on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful museum. It has an enormous quantity of locomotives and rolling stock. We could easily spend a whole day there. There's two turntables and engine sheds to explore too. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Simon D
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

First of getting there using public transit is a bit of a problem as there is no good option. With that being said this museum is a must see if you’re interested in Trains. They have 50 of more at the museum with lots of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

A little out of the city Center but easy enough to get there - myself & the 3 & 6 years old took a tram followed by a short 10 min walk. Spent almost 3 hours there so in my book that’s a winner with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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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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