Budapest History Museum

Price guide: Budget

Szent Gyorgy ter 2, Building E, Budapest, 1014

Price guide: Budget

Budapest History Museum entrance
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Expert overall rating:3.8 out of 5
Value for money:
3.5
3.5
Recommended for:
Business travellers, Couples, Culture vultures, Seasoned travellers, Design and architecture, History

Expert review of Budapest History Museum

The magnificent Knights’ Hall and other remains of royal palaces of the past.

It’s fascinating to explore the medieval passages and halls that sit beneath the southern portion of today’s Buda Castle Palace. The palace has undergone countless facelifts over the course of its history – often because of destruction during the country’s many conflicts – and these sections are all that remain of the Gothic court of King Zsigmond of Luxembourg and the splendid Renaissance pile where King Matthias reigned. Highlights include the restored Knights’ Hall – containing medieval statues that were unearthed in 1974 – and part of the Royal Chapel. On the floors above is an exhibition charting the city’s history from prehistory to modern times.

Price advice: 

Entrance 1,300 forints (adult), 650 forints (concessions).

More information on Budapest History Museum:

Price guide:
Budget
Type:
Castle / palace, Historic site, Museum
Address:
Szent Gyorgy ter 2, Building E, Budapest, 1014
Telephone:
1 487 8800
Website:
http://www.btm.hu
Months open:
All year round
Opening times:
Mar-Oct Tue-Sun 10am–6pm. Nov-Feb Tue-Sun 10am–4pm.
Indoor/outdoor?:
Indoor

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