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Permanent collections at this prestigious museum include the Medieval Royal Palace of the Buda Castle, Budapest In the Middle Ages and Gothic Sculptures from the Royal Palace of Buda.
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Szent Gyoergy ter 2 | Royal Palace E building, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
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+36 1 487 8800
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All reviews buda castle royal palace prehistoric times middle ages several floors modern times great exhibits special exhibition different periods castle walls on display english explanations take photos free entry great insight amazing city two hours
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Reviewed today via mobile

My husband and I wandered in through a door and found ourselves in a museum. We were able to use our Budapest Card and we wandered about before we went up floors and found more things on interest and more about the history of Budapest....More

Thank Groovee
Reviewed today via mobile

Packed with artefacts the exhibitions give a great insight to a rich and complex history. This is generally a more traditional style museum and less interactive displays. For history lovers a great place for a few hours. It also offers stunning views across the city....More

Thank Simpson0n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made the mistake of starting our tour of this museum in floor -2 where the old bits of stone work are displayed. The exhibitions on the 2nd and 1st floor were excellent but by then we were tired out from reading too much dry...More

Thank Menolly21
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We've decided to visit it as it was included in Budapest Card. It was difficult to find the entrance. Exhibits are located on many floors. I found few interesting photos about metro, but most of the exhibition was not very interesting. I would like to...More

1  Thank Mislav B
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

The entrance to the maginificent building held a great promise for what's to come. Alas, the disappointment was evident quickly. The layout was very confusing and instead if a historic sequential exhibits, you get whiplashed by going from pre- historic to 1956 and then back...More

1  Thank inspectorcloseup
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Claustrophobic , Some artifacts are fake , There are so many stairs that are unnecessary It's more like the Art History Museum, Not even that.

1  Thank TUFAN A
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Visited with wife and family. It gives a great insight into the way Budapest has been shaped over the years. At only 6 euros for an adult it is great value. Has lifts for wheelchair access but not all areas wheelchair accessable. If you wish...More

Thank NigelHarrison
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

A nice collection of the history of Budapest. Not a large amount but just right. You do have to pay extra if you want to take photos.

Thank John C
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Interesting museum housed on 4 floors and located within the castle complex. Many interesting artefacts and not so many as to overload your senses but just enough to make it worthwhile and to keep you interested. Well worth a visit.

Thank Scotty102
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Many museums overpower the senses with their size or number of items on display. This is neither. Most of the exhibits have English explanations, which makes it easily understood. While the building is not particular grand, it fills the bill. One issue is trying to...More

3  Thank Senioronabudget
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District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious
and intricate past, Buda has some of the most
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
...More
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