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The Hungarian National Gallery has an amazing permanent of collection of paintings and other art works from all periods of art. From medieval carvings to modern 20th century abstract paintings, this museum houses an amazing variety. It is possible to spend hours just browsing through the beautiful art work. Housed in a part of the gigantic Buda castle, this place is certainly a must visit.
The museum also plays host to several temporary exhibitions. The real heroes of the museum are the Hungarian Sculptors like, Béni Ferenczy, István Ferenczy, János Fadrusz, Maurice Ascalon, and Miklós Izsó. The works of these artists have been displayed with pride in the museums. The famous sculptures of Madonna are certainly worth a look. The Gothic and Medieval collections are simply haunting. The sculptures from the 19th Century are very intricately carved and almost lifelike. The Hungarian National Gallery is sure to be an amazing experience for the art lover as well as the history lover.
- Photography permits cost HUF 500 and Video Permits cost 100 HUF.
- Permanent exhibition: 1800Ft
- 50% discount: 900Ft
- For other ticket price visit official website.
- Nearby bus station: Palota ut, gyorslift
- Alagut Bisztro
- Baross City
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41.1% of people who visit Budapest include Hungarian National Gallery in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
77.6% of people start their Hungarian National Gallery visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Hungarian National Gallery
57.85% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hungarian National Gallery
Beautiful historic building and gallery, by overlooking Budapest. Great temporary and seasonal exhibitions. Nice walk and view outside, Coffe shop you could find inside and out side. Great half a day tour for whole family. Absolutely recommended!!!
A great gallery, with some fantastic collections. I happened to be there to visit the Friday Kahlo exhibit, and it was stunning. Some paintings I had never seen of hers, and her story was well laid out for understanding. I loved the way there was a progression throughout her life in the way the pieces were set. All in all I would love to visit again and see everything more thoroughly. I would suggest 2-3hrs to see everything, and 3-4hrs if you want to take your time.
Too bad the Budapest card only allows partial entry, i think they should allow tourists to visit the temporary exhibits also.... That said, the collection of Hungarian artists is great and is a good idea for art enthusiasts. Personally, I found this place more interesting than the National Museum and would recommend this one if you had to choose.
Quite big, traditional gallery full with Hungarian artist. If you are really interested in paintings then it is a must. Otherwise maybe you should pass. It has English explanetion as well. Often there are temporary exhibitions which can be more interesting for an international tourist.
Gothic collection is superb and the early 20th century is good too. In between is not as good as other collections. This is Hungarian art only. Probably best to get a ticket in advance to avoid a queue.