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The Holocaust Memorial Center is a national institution established by the Government in 1999. In 2002, it decided to construct the building of the Center in Pava Street, outside of the traditional Jewish quarter, further emphasizing its national...more
Pava utca 39, Budapest 1094, Hungary
+36 1 455 3333
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend visiting this informative museum, which is perfect for colder days as the exhibits are inside (except for the glass memorial wall with inscribed names.) Coat check was free and security only took a minute. We went in a Saturday and the cafe...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kakefish
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very humbling. English translation throughout, discount for students and elderly, wheelchair friendly, normal entry 1400 HUF, walk round at your own pace, chair stations if you want to take a seat for reflection

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ann C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I went to this museum as we are both very interested in History. This was a fantastic museum, with both huge quantities of information (very good translations available too) and a real feel for Hungarian History surrounding the Jewish and Roma people....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kat_ros94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will highly recommend to visit this very important and very informative place. It describes in details from the start, to the end of a very sad time in history. A must for future generations, to see what can happen if we blame groups of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Team_Aviatic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were slightly hesitant to go inside as there was no one around on two instances that we went, but I'm so glad we did! It's such a well organised exhibition, in my opinion to a comparable standard to that of Auschwitz. It finishes inside...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Despina C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a bit disappointed with the memorial center. We arrived an hour before closing so they would not give us the audio guide even though an hour would have been easily sufficient. Lots of reproduced articles and photos and not all with english translation...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Overall it was very informative. A lot of reading to do. Not suitable for young children as there is nothing much to see in the exhibition. A lot of reading, listening to audio clips and watching video clips. There is a discount for senior citizens...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DanielAGeorge
Reviewed December 1, 2018

This was everything I had expected. Well presented and informative displays covering this shocking episode of humans at our worst. You have to work at taking it all in but that is only right in my view. I 100% recommend this.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rupert E
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to any kind of memorial to the holocaust, and it was a real eye opener. While we all grew up learning about the holocaust, visiting this place was something else. The exhibition is highly informative, brutal at times, and harrowing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BaronGreenbacks
Reviewed November 20, 2018

This was a great museum, which provided so much understanding and clarity from a Hungarian point of view. Its emotional, hard hitting and all the things you would expect but you need to go. Having visited Poland and Germany this was a must and I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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October 19, 2018|
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Response from GabiK505 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is an admission fee.
December 19, 2017|
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Response from 475sandy | Reviewed this property |
If you teach history, you will want more than two hours to experience the significance of this place. It brings the trauma to life in a very unique way, and it causes the visitor to remember and feel the sorrow. It is a... More
March 22, 2017|
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Response from Leigh-Harrington | Reviewed this property |
Unless they are particularly sensitive they should be fine there are one or too disturbing photos but it is more about people's stories than anything else
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Holocaust Memorial Center (2 Replies)
I would like to visit the Holocaust Memorial Center on a Saturday this October. This past July, a reviewer read a note on the building that said it was closed for construction. Does anyone know when it will open again?
August 13, 2018|
Response fromburek_so_meso|
the Roma Holocaust Memorial Day was held there two weeks ago and there are visitors posts on their fb page from this month
Mumbai, India
Best way to see the main sights (3 Replies)
Hiello, My husband and me are going to be in Budapest for 2 n half days this month. Reach Budapest on the 25th from Prague and leave for Bratislava/Vienna on the 28th. I would like to see the following area’s / places Royal Palace and Castle Hill District, Chain Bridge, Parliament House from inside, St. Stephen's Basilica, Danbue River Cruise, Andrássy Avenue, Vajdahunyad Castle, Hungarian State Opera, climb gilbert hill for views if possible, House of Terrror, Holocaust Memorial Center,...More
September 07, 2015|
Response fromcpfoutz|
Good luck getting all that done in two days...its possible but you'll be worn out. Start at szechenyi bath/city park and work your way down andrassy on the M1 metro, end at the bascillica close by then catch the bus up to the castle. That will cover a Good portion of the sites. This is doable in a day if you don't go to the bath and will put you on a path to meeting your goal. Don't do the Budapest card just do a regular unlimited transit pass. You'll get no benefit unless you are...More
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My 1.5 day itinerary -Please advise (16 Replies)
Half Day: Monday arrive 13:35 Shuttle to hotel 15:30 Communism walk Castle hill First full day: Tuesday 10:30 overview walk Holocaust Memorial Center Parliament tour 15:00-15:45 Am I missing anything? I don't have a lot of time but I wanted to make it worthwhile. Thank you in advance
July 27, 2013|
Response fromRomanCitizen|
IMO more is to be had from a visit to the Terror museum than a visit to Parliament, but the building cannot compare, for obvious reasons.