Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives, Budapest

3.6
#17 of 94 in Museums in Budapest
Learn about the rich history of the Jewish community in Hungary and admire impressive works of art at Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives. Next to the Dohány Street Synagogue, the museum building dates back to 1930 and stands on the former site of the house of Theodor Herzl, the father of modern polical Zionism. Explore the permanent collection of ceremonial artifacts, costumes, beautifully crafted everyday items, and art. See exhibits of works by Jewish artists or artists inspired by the life and history of the Jewish people. The admission fee includes a multilingual audio tour. For an additional fee you can also take a guided tour. To visit Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives on your holiday in Budapest, and find out what else Budapest has to offer, use our Budapest journey maker site .
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  • By far the most beautiful synagogue I’ve ever seen. The museum is lovely but like Amy of these museums we’ve visited, it’s upsetting to see these items piled up in a museum because the Jewish communit...  more »
  • The museum actually has nothing special it has a lot but quite little history but if you are already there you can also look at it
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  • Although a bit pricy, the deal includes guide tours in several languages and a thorough museum at the end. The place commemorates the memory of the passed Jewish community and let us glimpse into their daily lives and rituals. The museum is touching and detailed. Would definitely recommend you to visit if you ever wish to come to Budapest.
  • All visitors to Budapest should visit the synagogue it is an eye opener to the brutality that took place during WWII mainly in the name of religion. The lady who gave the presentation about the synagogue and the executions was excellent. How can people continue to do this even today?
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