Museum of Military History (Hadtorteneti Muzeum), Budapest

3.8
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Take a tour through the volatile history of wars and struggles for independence at Museum of Military History (Hadtorteneti Muzeum). Located inside 19th-century army barracks, the museum hosts a large display of authentic weapons, uniforms, and military memorabilia. Learn about Hungary's military involvements ranging from the Revolution of 1848 through two world wars to the revolution against the Soviet dominance of 1956. In addition to the arms, clothes, and equipment, you'll see a collection of war propaganda materials, such as posters and pamphlets. World War II enthusiasts and researchers are given the rare opportunity to see the conflict from the Axis side at this museum. Guided tours in English and German are available at an additional cost. Use our Budapest trip planning app to arrange your visit to Museum of Military History (Hadtorteneti Muzeum) and other attractions in Budapest.
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  • On a weekday morning in August there were only a handful of people. It was quite a pleasant visit although not really my favourite area of interest. The museum is an old army barrack filled with milit...  more »
  • For the military enthusiast this is a must visit.It is well laid out with dedicated sections of Hungary's military past. Bear in mind that it is not open on Mondays. It is also sited on Castle hill so...  more »
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  • Worth while going to. Very good exhibits and I happen to encounter a delightful museum guide in the first room that brought some of the exhibits to life for me and my partner Easy access. Have an informative interesting 2 hours
  • Great musem about Hungary's military history, wit lots of uniforms and weapons. Not a lot of English, but enough to understand what is being exhibited. At 10:30 and 2:30 each day there is an English guided tour of the armoury where you can handle weapons from different periods while listening to an explanation. Exhibits are constantly being reviewed and updated.
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