Budapest History Museum, Budapest

3.3
#15 of 94 in Museums in Budapest
Gain insight into the long history that has shaped today’s Budapest at Budapest History Museum, located within the Buda Castle complex. See artifacts originating from the Stone Age to World War II, the oldest of which dates back 40,000 years. Browse the permanent collections on display, including the Medieval Royal Palace of the Buda Castle, Budapest in the Middle Ages, Gothic Sculptures from the Royal Palace of Buda, and Light and Shadow, detailing the 1,000-year history of the capital. Head down to the basement level to check out the authentic remains of the 13th-century medieval palace. Be sure to walk out into the courtyard and gardens for expansive views across the city. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Budapest History Museum by using our Budapest trip itinerary planning site .
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  • It was a good walk up there. When we got up there were very many people. It was hard to get an overview. It was otherwise a fine place, with a lot of history. If you're going there, you need to find a time when there are no tourists.
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  • One of several museum options in the Buda Castle. The layout for a couple of the floors were confusing. I could have skipped a lot of the museum. There were 2 exhibits that I particularly enjoyed - 10...  more »
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  • Very cool museum. I can't remember how much it costs to enter however you can get a student discount if you bring your student ID. The museum features the remains of the castle which once stood there but was destroyed in the war as well as many other historical relics and paintings. The upper floors feature exhibits of the 20th century. Very much worth a visit if you are a tourist.
  • Spent a couple of hours at the pre-history exhibit, fairly well set out and interesting presentation. However in common with so many other attractions in Budapest signs to get there and disabled access could be significantly improved
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