Museums in Budapest

Tips for…
Visiting Museums in Budapest

  • Tip One – choose a hotel with a location that provides a good base for exploring Budapest using our Budapest hotel map below.
  • Tip Two – at luxury hotels in Budapest expect to pay more for services, factor in these costs if you have a budget.
  • Tip Three – ensure the check-in and check-out times for your chosen hotel in Budapest coincide with your Budapest travel arrangements (flight times) before booking.

If you are visiting Budapest and would enjoy spending some of your down time experiencing Hungarian culture, in numerous ways, then it is well worth taking a trip to one of the many great museums in Budapest.

Besides the opportunity to learn something, the museum buildings themselves are generally quite beautiful and when the weather in Budapest is hot in the middle of the day they can be a good place to stay out of the sun.

The museums in Budapest are certainly an eclectic mix meaning no matter your personal preference you will find something that will interest and inspire you.

List of Museums in Budapest

Below you will find a list of recommended museums in Budapest including links to their profile (featuring opening times, ticket prices and a map showing the location of the map), a price guide to the cost of visiting the museum and our ratings and recommendations for each.

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Museum of Fine Arts (Szépművészeti Múzeum)

1146 Budapest, Dózsa György útca 41.
Type: Art Museum

Information about the Museum of Fine Arts (Szépművészeti Múzeum) in Budapest, Hungary including photos, opening times, ticket prices and a map showing the location of the museum.

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Hungarian National Museum (Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum)

1088 Budapest, Múzeum körút 14-16.
Type: Cultural Museum

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Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galéria)

1014 Budapest, Szent György tér 2.
Type: Art Museum

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Aquincum Museum

1031 Budapest, Szentendrei út 135.
Type: Ancient History Museum

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Műcsarnok Art Gallery

1146 Budapest, Hősök tere 56.
Type: Art Gallery

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Holocaust Memorial Center

1094 Budapest, Páva utca 39.
Type: Religious Museum

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Museum of Applied Arts

1091 Budapest, Üllői út 33-37.
Type: Art Museum

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Budapest Transport Museum

1146 Budapest, Városligeti körút 11.
Type: Transport Museum

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Budapest Museum of Literature

1053 Budapest, Károlyi Mihály utca 16.
Type: Literary Museum

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Map Showing Museums in Budapest

The following map shows the location of museums in Budapest.

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Museum of Fine Arts (Szépművészeti Múzeum): 47.510357, 19.081866
Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galéria): 47.494994, 19.040096
Hungarian National Museum (Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum): 47.492384, 19.060911
House of Terror Museum (Terror Háza): 47.506418, 19.064369
Ludwig Museum: 47.470262, 19.071768
Dreher Beer Museum: 47.487732, 19.177142
Zwack Unicum Visitors’ Centre: 47.448314, 19.090748
Nagytétény Castle Museum: 47.391257, 18.988171
Budapest Castle Museum: 47.497647, 19.037905
Budapest Museum of Literature: 47.491684, 19.057751
Budapest Transport Museum: 47.510574, 19.089856
Museum of Applied Arts: 47.476991, 19.094625
Holocaust Memorial Center: 47.481805, 19.072289
Aquincum Museum: 47.570450, 19.048257
Műcsarnok Art Gallery: 47.514232, 19.077970

For more sightseeing ideas and information about tourist attractions in Budapest take a look at our Budapest Guide which is updated regularly with new things to do and see.

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