Top Museums to visit in Budapest
Hungarian National Museum
It is the first national museum in Hungary that collects and keeps the inherited treasures of the Carpathian Basin since 1802. The main building sits in the 8th district of Budapest. We recommend the institution to the visitor who wants to get to know a bit more about the country and its origin. On this website you can have a look and see what are the temporary exhibitions at the time in order to know what to expect exactly: https://mnm.hu/
Budapest Historical Museum
The Budapest Historical Museum is one of the most important museums in Budapest, collecting documents and artefacts of the capital’s history. It is a local museum, but is officially classified as a national museum. Its centre is in Budapest, I. St. Szent György tér 2. No. The institution itself includes the Castle Museum, the Aquincum Museum, the Budapest Gallery and the Bartók Béla Memorial House.
Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum
One of the most important actors in music and Hungarian music history, the Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum and Research Center is part of the Liszt Ferenc Music Academy in Budapest. The museum opened in the building of the Old Academy of Music in September 1986 (1064 Budapest, Vörösmarty street 35)
Hungarian National Gallery
The Hungarian National Gallery offers the largest public collection documenting and presenting fine art in Hungary. It has been a stand-alone museum since 1957. The gallery moved to the current place in the Budavári Palace building in 1975. Permanent exhibitions: Late Renaissance and Baroque Art, 19th Century Art, Statues from the turn of the century, Mihály Munkácsy and the realism of the end of the century, Modern times, ‘Step change’
House of Terror
House of Terror is a museum located at Andrássy út 60 in Budapest, Hungary. It contains exhibits related to the fascist and communist regimes in 20th-century Hungary and is also a memorial to the victims of these regimes, including those detained, interrogated, tortured or killed in the building.
The museum opened on 24 February 2002 and the Director-General of the museum since then has been Dr Mária Schmidt.
The House of Terror is a member organisation of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience. Visitors including Zbigniew Brzezinski, Francis Fukuyama and Hayden White have praised the Museum.