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Museum of Military History (Hadtorteneti Muzeum)

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Located in a former municipal army barracks, this museum traces the history of war in Hungary through an extensive collection of war memorabilia, ranging from weapons and uniforms to coins and flags.
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Toth Arpad setany 40, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
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+36 1 356 9522
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at the museum on our second day. We spent over two hours and still didnt see everything. The building is huge and the displays are jam packed with information. The displays would have uniforms and accessories with the story of the person who...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Qlinger
Reviewed 15 November 2018

The Museum of Military History is located on Castle Hill next to Vienna Gate Square. It has some cannons outside. Lovely building.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful private tour of the museum. It was interesting to get the Hungarian perspective on 19th Century history and hear about their revolution. They have a remarkable collection of weapons. Absolutely a great visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank awfountain3
Reviewed 25 October 2018

I am a war museum nut. This was good. I especially liked the detail of Hungary post WW1 which showed the chaos that ensued post war.Covers off Hungarian military history well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MICHAEL L
Reviewed 22 October 2018

So much amazing history here, artifacts are fantastic, if you are into military history then you will love it! The surrounding area is just lovely and you HAVE to go the the Walzer cafe after for a coffee and cake! the lady that runs it...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Bzzzz1314
Reviewed 1 October 2018

My wife and I visited this Museum while walking Castle Hill.The Museum itself is a little confusing in it's layout,but the exhibits and dioramas were interesting and well laid out.The uniforms and weapons were well displayed and explained.If you are interested in weaponry and militaria,it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank WindsorP
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

The area where the museum is located is one of the 4 stops of my "golf cart tour". There are exhibits outside explaining some history of the place, shown in English and Hungarian. Several canons are on display in the ground. I wanted to go...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This museum contains mostly old uniforms from the 1850s to the 1950s in regards to the Hungarian people. It is a very nice collection unfortunately I did find the building they are in somewhat confusing as the signage is could be improved in the maps...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank johncS9706VI
Reviewed 29 July 2018

I am judging this based on the experience that I had last year at the Austrian Museum in Vienna. This was not as good because there was very little in terms of explanations. I wish they had audio guides that explained more of the history...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Drew S
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Very god museum, but very spread out, and a little confusing. But has one of the most extensive collections of ww1/ww2 equipment I’ve seen in a long time.

Date of experience: July 2018
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District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious
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outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable
natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube.
Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a
glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian
empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the
time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many
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3 June 2018|
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Response from Мария Х | Reviewed this property |
Armory tour cannot be booked. It can be bought only if you have the main ticket for general exhibition, also it works only on some certain days and hours. Many Hungarian sites don't have adequate English version as English... More
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Response from account2018 | Reviewed this property |
Opens at 9 now
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Response from 007Guildford | Reviewed this property |
It depends how interested you are in military history! I think we were there about an hour.
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