MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

Budapest offers a wide range of museums with world-famous artworks and exhibitions. From featuring outstanding collections of Hungarian masterpieces, introducing history of arts of Europe to showcasing contemporary artworks and hosting  international exhibitions, everyone can find a museum for their artistic taste. Seek out the historical museums and art galleries to learn more about Hungarian art and history.


NATIONAL MUSEUM

The National Museum presents one of the most important exhibition of all museums in Budapest. It aims to introduce the past of the residents of the Carpathian Basin, as well as the history of Hungarian nation. Here you can explore the thousand-year  Hungarian history, all the way from the foundation of the state to the 20th century. In addition to showcasing treasures of Hungarian nation, the museum is also a place where significant events took place in the Hungarian Revolution, 1848. Since then, the National Museum became a symbol as the Hungarian national freedom.
Address: 1088 Budapest, Múzeum boulevard 14–16.
Official website: https://mnm.hu/en

 NATIONAL MUSEUM

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

The Museum of Fine Arts is recognised as the largest museum in Hungary. The collection of the museum features international masterpieces of artworks and sculpture of Europe as well as introducing outstanding artworks of historical Hungary. The museum owns a rich collection of antiquities, master paintings, sculptures and drawings. After the reconstruction project, the museum is proud to present the renovated Romanesque-style Hall. With its rich paintings, impressive wall decorations and detailed ornamentation it provides a breath taking experience for all visitors.
Address: 1146 Budapest, Dózsa György street 41.
Official website: https://www.mfab.hu/

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

BUDAPEST HISTORY MUSEUM

Stated in the Buda Royal Palace, Budapest History Museum displays the archaeological and historical monuments of the Hungarian Capital. From the Hungarian Conquest to the end of Turkish occupation, numerous objects presents the ancient past of the Hungarian land. A special mission of the Museum is to introduce the history of Buda Castle and the remaining memories of the formal Royal residence to high standards.
Address: 1014 Budapest, Szent György Square 2.
Official website: http://www.btm.hu/en/

BUDAPEST HISTORY MUSEUM

NATIONAL GALLERY

Located in the noble building of Buda Royal Palace, the collection of National Art Gallery features the rise of fine arts of Hungary. Panel paintings, wooden and monument sculptures and the well-known masterpieces of the famous Hungarian artist Munkácsy, introduces the local artworks from the 14th to 20th century. The characteristic Dome of the Royal Palace is the highest point of the building offering a stunning view over the city.
Address: 1014 Budapest, Szent György Square 2.
Official website: https://en.mng.hu/

NATIONAL GALLERY

HOUSE OF TERROR MUSEUM

Located under Andrassy avenue 60., this bourgeois palace was an establishment of Socialist and Communist regimes in the 20th century. Thousands of innocent people were exposed to violence and suffering in this building. After the reconstruction works, the building became a monument to commemorate a memorial of the victims, who had been tortured, murdered and kept in prison during that time. The permanent exhibition presents the two significant terror regimes,  and shows what life was like for Hungarians and how they fought for freedom and independence.
Address: 1062 Budapest, Andrássy street 60.
Official website: http://www.terrorhaza.hu/en

HOUSE OF TERROR MUSEUM