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Victor Vasarely Museum

Closes in 17 min: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Teachers in the museum

We spent an amazing 3 hours in the museum with an English speaking group of kindergarten teachers... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2019
zsuzsa476
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Budapest, Hungary
Stunning

Didn't manage to visit the museum last September, so this trip to Budapest it was a... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2018
zzookk
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Dublin, Ireland
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Mar 19, 2019
“Teachers in the museum”
Jul 29, 2018
“No Vasarely artwork till the end of the year ”
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

We spent an amazing 3 hours in the museum with an English speaking group of kindergarten teachers as part of our staff training day. A wonderful trainer guided us. (prebooked of course!) We had a lot of hands on activities and experienced and brainstormed on...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank zsuzsa476
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

The entire Vasarely exhibition is on loan in Madrid. There is an exhibition of Hungarian pop art and the building is nice, but be aware before you make the trip.

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank mile_555_b
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Vasarely exhibition closed for a month whilst it’s being shown in Madrid. Bizarre thing to do. Temporary exhibition of obscure artist(s) looked pretentious so didn’t bother.

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Steven G
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Didn't manage to visit the museum last September, so this trip to Budapest it was a priority! Despite the snow, it was a very simple trip up the Buda side to the museum. One of the reasons I hadn't made it last September was that...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank zzookk
Reviewed January 11, 2018

The exhibition is very informative, following the periods in Vasarely’s work. How he exploited the potential of geometric shapes and color graphics options, how prisms are alternating the drawings, and how can he fit these alterations into his work? Finally, how he became the father...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank stinkwink
Reviewed December 4, 2017

I was surprised to find such a beautiful place and perfectly curated exhibition there. You will discover a real top-class presentation of Vasarely's amazing works. A real joy for the mind and especially for the eyes. Space and oeuvre are wonderfully put together to give...More

Date of experience: November 2017
4  Thank artimee
Reviewed November 13, 2017

OK, this museum isn't in the city center, but it's worth the "travel" to the Óbuda quarter. The museum is in one of the wings of this fabulous Zichy mansion. The atmosphere in the museum is extraordinary. This 18th-century building creates an interesting paradox with...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank ValekMiro
Reviewed November 8, 2017

A great museum dedicated exclusively to Victor Vasarely. The 5 train will take you almost directly to their door. Its uncrowded and only cost 800ft for admission. Go take a look its worth it, and afterwards when you exit the museum take a left and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank travellotsChicago
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Best meseum we visited in Hungary. Amazing Hungarian artist. Lots of history of his life. Easy to get there..next Danube river. The light train called a HEV takes you directly to museum.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank VeniceFlorida23
Reviewed October 18, 2017

This museum has reopened after some restorative work. The displays are excellent, the art is visually appealing, Vasarely's story is interesting as well. Interesting to see his development for early days to maturity. The museum is a bit hard to get to, but worth the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank RiverCo45
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Response from Steven G | Reviewed this property |
I was there in May and don't know the current position but the museum staff were vague as to the return of the collection and I wouldn't be very hopeful. It's certainly not worth going unless it's back in place.
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