Hungarian National Museum (Magyar Nemzeti Muzeum), Budapest

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Stroll through the garden where Sandor Petofi is said to have recited the national song during the Revolution of 1848 on your visit to Hungarian National Museum (Magyar Nemzeti Muzeum), a symbol of national freedom. Learn about the history of the country through exhibits on archeology, prehistoric times, the Avar period, and the modern era. Be sure to explore the extensive exhibit on Medieval and Early Modern stone inscriptions and carvings. Note that if you would like to take pictures in the museum, you must purchase a photo pass when you buy your admission ticket. Our Budapest trip planner makes visiting Hungarian National Museum (Magyar Nemzeti Muzeum) and other Budapest attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • I had some time to spend so I went inside to have a look. You have to buy the entry ticket and the photo ticket if you want to take photos. If you carry some stuff with you, like bags and backpacks yo...  more »
  • The museum is not really made for people not speaking Hungarian. Even though the person at the desk was friendly and a good English speaker the rest of the museum is not very clear. By this I mean I h...  more »
  • Very comprehensive and informative, particularly on the maintenance period of the Hungarian nation by succession of invasions. All the cartels are in Hungarian and English, as well as the large explanatory signs at the entrance to each room. Not very frequent Museum (it's still a shame), so it does not interfere between visitors.
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  • If you have to visit one museum in Budapest this should be the one you select. They have an outstanding collection of cultural artefacts including clothing, photographs, paintings, furniture and farming tools. It’s one of the most diverse collections in any Budapest museum. While the admission might seem steep, the funds support this national treasure and the rich culture of this country can live on through education. If you are feeling cheap and plan your visit accordingly, admission is FREE on select national holidays. On these free days, there will be huge lines and large attendance so prepared for a crowded visit or arrive later in the day when it gets more quiet. On an average visit it can easily take around 2 hours if you are interested in seeing all the exhibits and getting your monies worth.
  • Beautiful murals, helpful staff and wifi in the museum. Great collection of artifacts in Hungarian history- armors, structures and all. Easy to get to and is only a couple of stops away from the Great Market.
  • Nice museum. Fair prices. Not all information in English available, but most of it is. Not a reason not to visit!
  • The same boring exhibitions for 20 years, and in 2018 still no soap in the bathrooms. :D OK, to be fair, there is some progress, as at least there is paper in the toilets, not as in the Hungarian hospitals! :D Hungary perform better, praise king Orbán!
  • I enjoy visiting museums and reviewing different artifacts. This one is large and full of interesting things to review.
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