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Understanding electronics helps you

But if you don't understand hungarian, or electronics this place is just a weird and little off... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
houkani
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Rajamaki, Finland
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Good if your fluent in hungarian!

At first glance on the Internet this place looked interesting, our hostel was directly in front of... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2016
Treebeardtraveler
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25 Aug 2017
“Understanding electronics helps you”
19 Jan 2017
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Kazinczy utca 21, Budapest 1075, Hungary
District VII / Jewish Quarter
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

But if you don't understand hungarian, or electronics this place is just a weird and little off your head. As an electrician it was nice to see historical equipment and experimental machines that you can really test yourself. If this place would make the effort...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank houkani
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Weird place. No explanations for any of the exhibits except in Hungarian and no one around to explain what the things were. Our time out guidebook said there would be staff to demonstrate the machines which we thought sounded good but that wasn't the case....More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Conniekendall
Reviewed 29 June 2016

At first glance on the Internet this place looked interesting, our hostel was directly in front of the museum. When I checked the website it stated the opening times however these were not correct and the place never looked open in fact there is a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Treebeardtraveler
Reviewed 30 December 2015

The museum is closed until 4th January, but there is nothing about it on their website, facebook or the doors - you have to get in and then ask a group of rather rude people behind the doors that will show you a hand-written notice...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

This museum's is very good for those interested in electrical science and engineering. It's not open on Mondays or Sundays and all the displays are explained only in Hungarian, only two or three displays had English translations. The lady who guided me through the exhibits...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank -BTLI-David-77-
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Want to learn about the world's first dynamo, electric train and child-proof plug? Dare to test the Cold War-era alarm system of the barbed-wire fence between Hungary and Austria? This museum with old-fashioned signage (opening hours Thurs to Sat 10-14, admission HUF 800) is the...More

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank PORhibido
Reviewed 29 July 2015

The museum used to be an old substation, then it was converted into a museum with old design electrical equipment , you must be an electronic specialist to understand what is going on there

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank Edy E
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Not a usual touristy museum. One needs to have some electrical knowledge to understand the exhibits. The museum used to be an old substation, then it was converted into a museum with old design electrical equipment. It has 4 display rooms. Many exhibits have start...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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District VII / Jewish Quarter
District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses
the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and
colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in
an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes
and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic
crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of
the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in
Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly
...More
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