1664 was born Andreas Schlüter, German baroque sculptor and architect
The Hungarian National Gallery is the largest public collection documenting and presenting the rise and development of the fine arts in Hungary. It has operated as an independent institution since 1957. The Hungarian National Gallery moved to its present location, the former Royal Palace of Buda, in 1975.
Buda Palace Buildings A, B, C, D H-1014 Budapest, Hungary Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Every day except Monday) Admission; Permanent Exhibitions: HUF 900 / Temporary exhibitions: HUF 1900 (Tickets for temporary exhibitions are valid for the Permanent Exhibition as well)
The entire collection was a donation from Peter Ludwig (hence the name) in 1989. Once again, the setting of the museum is spectacular, situated as it is in one of the wings of the Castle. Highlights: Picasso’s Matador and Nude. There is also a section devoted to Pop Art and a new collection of modern Hungarian work.
Palace of Arts - H-1095 Budapest, Komor Marcell u. 1
Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10 am - 8 pm
Every last Saturday of the month 10 am - 10 pm
Admission: The collection exhibitions may be visited free of charge.
For the temporary exhibitions: general 1050 HUF / concessions 600 HUF
Kiscelli Museum was founded in 1889 as the fine art collection of Budapest. From 1963 the MPG began to collect art again in a new place calls Kiscelli Múzeum. As the branch museum of the Budapest Historical Museum collects 20th century fine art, and specialised for contemporary art.
Kiscelli utca 108., 1037 Budapest, Hungary
Hours: Thursday - Sunday 10 am–6 pm. Closed on Mondays
Admission: 600 HUF Adults / 300 HUF concessions
The Museum of Fine Arts (Szépművészeti Múzeum) has an impressive collection, made up of international art (other than Hungarian), including all periods of European art, and comprises more than 100,000 pieces. The collection is made up of various older additions such as those from Buda Castle, the Esterhazy and Zichy estates, as well as donations from individual collectors. The Museum’s collection is made up of six departments: Egyptian, Antique, Old sculpture gallery, Old painter gallery, Modern collection, Graphics collection.
Dózsa György út 41, 1146 Budapest Pf. 463, H-1396 Budapest 62
Hours: Permanent Exhibitions Tuesday – Sunday 10am –-5.30 pm / Thursday (in the occasion of Museum+ programmes) 10am - 9.30pm / Closed on Mondays
Temporary Exhibitions: Tuesday – Sunday 9am – 6pm/ Thursday (in the occasion of Museum+ programmes): 9am – 9.30pm
Closed on Mondays
Admission: The permanent exhibitions of the Museum of Fine Arts may be viewed free of charge. For the Temporary Exhibitions:
Admission 2900 HUF / 3400 HUF
Concessions 1400 HUF / 1700 HUF
The Museum of Ethnography’s current permanent exhibition entitled "Folk Culture of the Hungarians" depicts the everyday life and festivals of the Hungarian peasantry in a display occupying thirteen rooms. Items on exhibition were collected between the end of the 18th century and World War II from territories inhabited by ethnic Hungarians. The exhibition was refurbished in the year of the museum’s anniversary and, with the addition of new multimedia technologies, has been made more colourful and spectacular than ever before.
1055 Budapest, Kossuth Lajos tér 12.
Hours: 10am - 6pm daily
Admissions: Adult 800 HUF / concessions 400 HUF