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House of Terror Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 18:00
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A museum devoted to various historical terror regimes and practices.
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Andrassy ut 60, Budapest 1062, Hungary
+36 1 374 2600
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've seen many reviews saying it's a waste of money if you're English speaking as there isn't much written in English. But nearly every room/exhibit has slips of paper in Hungarian and English to explain the room. I'm sure an audio guide would have helped...More

Thank Tiersha
Reviewed 2 days ago

This exceptional site is amongst one of the best museums of its type in the world. The recording of one side of the history is most valuable, and it depicts the true horror of the period. It is important to keep balance - and this...More

Thank Morser221
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nicely done. 100% recommend getting the audio guide. Very sad what happened to the people in house of terror and some good documentary films. Took us an hour and a half, but we could have stayed longer.

Thank Coffey321
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

More about post war suppression. Very interesting. If you are an English speaker, get the headphones.

Thank JenniferKChicago
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Such a poignant and sad story about how the Nazis then Russians destroyed Hungary and it’s people. A must visit when in Budapest, be prepared to be shocked at the harrowing ordeal Hungarians endured!

Thank kst1977
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really interesting morning here! Quite easy to get too as well. Found all of the videos very interesting. However, you're probably better off paying extra to get a headphone thing that tells you otherwise you'll be carrying a million and one sheets of paper around!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum tells it's interesting, terrible story, except it could have been done better. My husband and I had been through the Museum of Communism in Prague and liked it quite a bit better. Here the tablet was a hassle to carry around, and at...More

Thank Rosalie L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Well set-up museum, though not a lot of English translation. Video screens were small and it was hard to read the sub-titles. Interesting

Thank virginia h
Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a good couple of hours working our way round the building. The tour starts on the upper floor and works its way down to the basement. There are lifts for those unable to traverse the stairs. We opted for the audioguide which was...More

Thank hartplatt
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is not for the faint of heart. It is a museum that takes you through the Nazi occupation then through the Communist years. The effects that it had on the people of Budapest and the terrors that were carried out in this building. The...More

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16 November 2018|
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Response from 61Dave | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. I didn't see anywhere on the website where you can buy tickets. The price is 3000 Forint per person and you can buy them when you are entering the terror house
9 October 2018|
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Response from RonFG | Reviewed this property |
We are not from the EU, so don't know what it will cost you. In my opinion, however, short of being under $5, it's not worth the price!
13 September 2018|
Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
Apologies but unfortunately I cannot answer your question as we visited in late February of this year. Definitely a place to visit and don't forget the Castle on the Hill and the Palace. Budapest is so full of history and... More
1 July 2018|
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Response from Кирил З | Reviewed this property |
Hello sir, the museum is closed on Mondays.
25 February 2018|
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Response from sharl0ttee | Reviewed this property |
No, this is age appropriate for 16 year old similar content to what you would learn in high school history class.