Hungarian National Museum, Budapest

4.0
#7 of 290 in Museums in Hungary
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, 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 and other Budapest attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • It is a nice traditional museum. Nothing to complain about, small but worth the small entrance fee. Nothing really special, although bone saddle and some of the Christian artifacts were interesting to...  more »
  • There’s really not much to say other than it’s an interesting museum that you could easily spend 4 hours (or more) looking at the various exhibits. Lots of exhibits showing pre-history and history fro...  more »
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  • It was the first visit to me for a wonderful museum in Budapest. We spent about 3 hours here which was not long enough as we all enjoyed going through most of the sections in great detail. You will need part of the day to discover all the history of Hungary and more interesting exhibits. Lots on Hungary's history and culture, stories, formal dresses, weapons, and heroes participate in the revolution Hungary in 1848. Most written information is also available in English. will leave you to enjoy some photos of the amazing museum.
  • There are a lot of interesting and ornate pieces representing a vast historical array. There is a lack of historical information about the Ottoman rule of the region, probably due to ethnic identity and how Hungarians define themselves. But it is disappointing, as history is representative of humanity as a whole. There is little mention of the Jewish population as well. It is very Hapsburg/Maygar centric, which is interesting. Worth the visit.
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