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Museums and art in Budapest

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Applied Arts Museum Museums and art 1091 Budapest, Üllő út 33-37. Inaugurated in 1896, this building is another one that is inescapable.
Art Gallery Museums and art 1146 Budapest, Dózsa György út 37. The Art Gallery of is a building with the look of a Greek temple.
Budapest History Museum Museums and art 1014 Budapest, Szent György tér 2. is a way to summarise the contents of this museum.
Endre Ady Appartment-Museum Museums and art 1053 Budapest, Veres Pálné utca 4-6. It is the apartment-museum of a great name in Hungarian literature : Endre Ady (1877-1919).
Far East Museum Museums and art 1062 Budapest, Andrássy út 103. Ferenc Hopp (1833-1919), an optician and great traveller within his state, donated to the state the objects brought back from many trips to Asia.
Holocaust Memorial Centre Museums and art 1094 Budapest, Páva utca 39. Opened in 2004, the Holocaust Memorial Centre is both a museum and an educational research centre.
House of Hungarian Photography Museums and art 1065 Budapest, Nagymező utca 20. The house where the distinguished Hungarian photographer Mai Manó once lived now houses a photography museum in the heart of the theatre district.
Hungarian Agriculture Museum Museums and art 1146 Budapest, Vajdahunyadvár This museum offers a large exhibition on working the land, breeding, fishing, hunting, sylviculture and viticulture in the past and in the present.
Hungarian National Gallery Museums and art 1014 Budapest, Szent György tér. This museum is devoted to Hungarian painting and sculpture from the Middle Ages to the 20C.
Hungarian National Museum Museums and art 1088 Budapest, Múzeum krt 14-16. Founded in 1802 by Count Ferenc Széchenyi, it occupies a Neo-classical palace fronted with a portico with Corinthian columns.
Hungarian Natural History Museum Museums and art 1088 Budapest, Baross utca 13. Near Orczy Kert, a park planted with a hundred species of trees, this museum, through its exhibition "Man and Nature in Hungary", shows to what point man, since his appearance on earth, has used nature to ensure his own existence.
Imre Varga Museum Museums and art 1033 Budapest, Laktanya utca 7. This museum holds in several rooms and in the garden, some works or models by this contemporary prolix sculptor.
Jewish Museum Museums and art 1077 Budapest, Dohány utca 2. The history of the Jewish Community in Hungary, Jewish traditions, the holocaust are just some of the very well depicted subjects in this museum using explanatory panels (in English, Hungarian and Hebrew), with objects of worship, of ceremony, manusc.
Kodály Zoltán Museum Museums and art 1062 Budapest, Andrássy út 89. With Béla Bartók, Zoltán Kodály deeply changed Hungarian music in the 20th Century The apartment that he lived in from March 1924 till his death in March 1967 contains some mementoes of the great composer : pianos, library and books, bureau, scores.
Liszt Ferenc Emlékmúzeum Museums and art 1064 Budapest, Vörösmarty utca 35. Three rooms make up the apartment that Franz Liszt lived in for the last five years of his life, when he regularly came to spend the Winter in Budapest.
Ludwig Museum Museums and art 1014 Budapest, Komor Marcell utca 1. This museum is a real must if you are a lover of contemporary art! Among the best known names illustrating the important trends in contemporary art throughout the world, you will see works by Roy Liechstenstein, Jean Tinguely, Frank Stella, Joseph Be.
Medical History Museum Museums and art 1013 Budapest, Apród utca 1-3. This museum is installed in the house where Ignác Fülöp Semmelweis was born (1818-1865), a gynaecologist in his state, a specialist in infectious diseases.
Military History Museum Museums and art 1014 Budapest, Tóth Árpád Sétány 40. A former barracks built in 1830, it is used to house this museum marked by two rows of cannons.
Museum in the former Medieval Synagogue Museums and art 1014 Budapest, Sopron, Új utca 22-24. This museum is located in the former main street for the Jewish Quarter in Buda where the remains of a synagogue have been discovered, witnessing the presence of a Jewish community.
Museum of Commerce and Hostelry Museums and art 1014 Budapest, Korona tér 1. It will make you relive the period of the development of trade in Hungary and tourism in Budapest.
Museum of Ethnography Museums and art 1055 Budapest, Kossuth Lajos tér 12. This neo-Renaissance Palace, the former Court of Justice and ancient Appeal Court, was built at the end of the 19C Over the pediment supported by six columns, a goddess of Justice reminds us of the building's original function.
Museum of Fine Arts Museums and art 1146 Budapest, Dózsa Gy út 41. A colossal Neo-classic building fronted by a portico with eight Corinthian columns with a Greek inspiration.
Museum of the Metro Museums and art 1052 Budapest, Deák tér In Deák ter metro station, take a tour around this small museum.
Music History Museum Museums and art 1014 Budapest, Táncsics Mihály utca 7. This museum exhibits different musical instruments and workshops for old instruments makers.
Nagytétényi Castle Museum Museums and art 1225 Budapest, Kastélypark utca 9. A rich and fascinating collection of furniture from the Middle Ages to the 19C is displayed in the 18C Száraz-Rudnyánszky castle, built on the site of the fortified Roman town of Campona.
Petőfi Literary Museum Museums and art 1053 Budapest, Károlyi Mihály utca 16. This literary museum which bears the name of the famous poet Sándor Petőfi (statue on the staircase), occupies the former palace of the counts of Károlyi.
Philatellic Museum Museums and art 1074 Budapest, Hársfa utca 47. The philatelic museum (Bélyegmúzeum) is a small museum but it houses an extraordinary collection of postage stamps presented by continents.
Planetarium Museums and art 1476 Budapest, Népliget To the South-East of the Large Boulevard, in the People's wood, Népliget, an immense dome 23 m in diameter signals the planetarium from where you get on board to travel to the stars.
Post Office Museum Museums and art 1061 Budapest, Benczúr utca 27. Two post-boxes with ancient lettering announce this Post Office Museum.
Ráth György Museum Museums and art 1068 Budapest, Városligeti fasor 12. A villa in the eclectic style houses this museum entirely dedicated to Indian art and art from the Far East: sculptures, statuettes, jewellery, tapestries.
Terror Háza Museums and art 1062 Budapest, Andrássy út 60. This building is not only a museum, but a vivid reminder of two tragic periods in Hungary's history.
The Pharmacy Museum Museums and art 1014 Budapest, Tárnok utca 18. A 15th century merchant's house which was turned into the Arany Sas pharmacy (the Golden Eagle's) in the middle of the 18th century.
Transport Museum Museums and art 1146 Budapest, Városligeti krt. 11. This museum offers an interesting overview on the development of transportation in Hungary by railway, road, air and rivers.
Vasarely Museum Museums and art 1033 Budapest, Szentlélek tér 6. Victor Vasarely donated to his country of origin several hundred of his works exhibited in this part of the Zichy castle which looks out over Szentlélek tér.

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