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You can visit the museums listed below on half price with your unharmed Sziget daily ticket or pass until the end of August, or even with your CITYPASS between 5 and 17 of August. Check the list!
Permanent exhibitions: Rome in Aquincum; Aquincum Visual Storage; Tegularium – History formed in clay; Archaeology park; Painters’ House – a rebuilt Roman house; Rock storages
Temporary exhibitions: On secret paths – dark spells in Aquincum; Hadrianus MCM – Story of an ancient carreer
Ministry of Defence Military History Institute and Museum
Military history of Hungary 1815-1866; “Under the flags of Franz Joseph” Military history of Hungary 1868-1914; Hungary in the Great War 1914-1918;
From the Piave to the Don – From the Don to the Danube; Military history of Hungary 1918 – 1948; The fall of the Iron Curtain - Military history of Hungary 1948-1968
Museum of Applied Arts
Exhibitions: Collectors and treasures – The permanent exhibition of the museum comprises approximately 400 artworks; In the Mood for Colours – Green, blue and red through centuries; Breuer – at Home Again – Eight iconic figures of the Hungarian Bauhaus
kArton Caricature and Cartoon Museum
18. Alkotmány Street, Budapest H-1054 T.: +36-1-472-0000 www.karton.hu
Permanent exhibitions: caricature, international cartoon collection.
The Hungarian Museum of Science, Technology and Transport
Museum of Electrical Engineering
The Electrical Engineering Museum is in the one-time electric substation building. In the multi-storey building where the stairway is decorated with Zsolnay ceramics. Visitors can get acquainted with Hungarian electrification history.
Abraham Ganz Foundry Museum
There is a Museum to regale our eyes in the so called “Víziváros” on the Buda side of Budapest, a place that can take you hundreds of years back in history. An old factory building can be found here with saw-tooth like, forefront brick architecture, standing humbly by the old block of flats and in the neighbourhood of modern high rise buildings. This is the one-time factory of Abraham Ganz, where the foundry existed even in 1960s. Among the walls of this factor the world’s renowned railway wheels were once produced – according to the licence of Ganz. András Mechwart, whose name has been linked with the building up of the industrial empire of Ganz also worked in the factory. This is the building where the first Foundry Museum in central Europe was opened in 1969.
The Collection of Technical Studies
Our collection of 22 thousand pieces contains optical and photographic devices, clocks, gramophones, astronomical devices, equipments of informatics, household appliances and consumer electronics. There are several world famous Hungarian inventions in the collection.
The House of Hungarian Photographers – Mai Manó House
Elliott Erwitt in Hungary (Magnum 70): During the exhibition, we will screen a selection of photographs taken by further world-renowned photographers of the MAGNUM Photos agency, through which we can explore the post-World War II conditions, the bloody fights of the 1956 revolution, the Socialist years, as well as the period after the democratic change of regime.
Hungarian National Museum
14-16. Múzeum Boulevard, Budapest H-1088 T.: +36-1-327-7773 www.hnm.hu
The Hungarian coronation mantle; Between East and West; Roman Lapidary; The History of Hungary from the foundation of the state until 1990;
Temporary exhibition: Grammar and Grace – 500 years of Reformation
Hungarian Natural History Museum in Budapest
2-6. Ludovika Square, Budapest H-1083 T.: +36 12101085, www.mttm.hu; email@example.com
Permanent exhibitions: Colorful LIFE – Exploring Hungary’s landscapes; Disappeared worlds – The era of dinosaurs’ in early Hungary; Secrets under the surface – minerals, stones, gems
Hungarian Natural History Museum in Mátra
40. Kossuth Street, Gyöngyös H-3200, T +36-37- 505-530; www.matramuzeum.hu; firstname.lastname@example.org
Permanent exhibitions:Castle: History of hunting, locality, minerals and fossils; Natural history pavilion
Hungarian Natural History Museum in Zirc
1.Rákóczi Square, Zirc H-8420 T.: +36-88- 575-300; www.bakonymuseum.nhmus.hu, email@example.com
Permanent exhibition: Nature of Bakony, Giants of the ice age in Bakony, Throphy exhibition, Jewels of the nature (minerals of the Carpathian Basin)
Museum of Ethnography
12. Kossuth Lajos Square, Budapest H-1055 T.: +36 1 473 2400, www.neprajz.hu/en
Permanent exhibition: Traditional Culture of the Hungarians
Temporary exhibitions: Bocskor, Boot, Paduka – Adventures in Footwear; Two Continents One Soul – The Emil Torday Congo Collection
PAM – Museum of Taxation and Finance Guard
19/B. Munkácsy Mihály Street, Budapest H-1063 T.:+36-1-1-472-6342; firstname.lastname@example.org;
Hungarian customs office history exhibition (Schiffer-villa): The Customs and Tax History Museum is located 5 minutes from the City Park, in the special, late Art Nouveau style former Schiffer-villa. Composed from archived objects, the permanent exhibition shows the history of customs office.
Address: 1063 Budapest, Munkácsy Mihály u. 19/B.
Temporary exhibition: 150 years of the Hungarian monetary administration; VII., 75-81 Dob Street.
Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center
8. Nagymező Street, Budapest H-1065 T.: +36 1-413-1310; www.capacenter.hu/en; email@example.com
Elliott Erwitt: Retrospective: The photographer, who is about to turn 89 years old this year, uses two main tools: humor and patience. Besides the most famous images of the still active photographer, who joined the MAGNUM photo agency in 1953, upon the invitation of Robert Capa, there are some less known works in the exhibition material as well: from urban landscapes to beach photos, and from child portraits to the pictures of dogs.
Capa Center also presents a special photo exhibition for the 25. anniversary of Sziget Festival. It provides an insight into the history of Sziget, come and check it out through the art of Benkő Imre and the artists of Rockstar Photographers.
Flóris Rómer Art and Historical Museum, Győr
17. Király Street, Győr H-9021 T.:+36 96-322 695 www.romer.hu, firstname.lastname@example.org
“Open, colorful, lively” Art & History. If you’re interested in the past and the present, we are offering permanent and temporary exhibitions, guided tours and colorful museum workshops in Győr!
Temporary exhibition: Light position – international visual art exhibition of Baráth Bálint, Bernát András, Bullás József, Christoph Dahlhausen, Gryllus Ábris, Halmi-Horváth István, Kelemen Zénó, Andrew Leslie, Sági Gyula, Szabó Dezső
Skanzen – Hungarian Open Air Museum
Sztravodai road, Szentendre H-2000, T: +36-26 502-500, www.skanzen.hu
Come and join us in celebrating Skanzen’s 50th birthday with us! We present folk architecture, interior decoration, farming and way of life in the Hungarian language area.