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Permanent exhibitions display remains from archaeological excavations in the area

Budapest Historical Museum

Address: 1st district, Buda Castle Royal Palace, wing E (Budavári Palota E Épület)

How to get there: Várbusz, Bus 16

Open: 10am-6pm daily, except for Tuesdays during the winter


The museum charts the history of both the Royal Palace and Budapest. The permanent exhibitions glimpse into the medieval cities of Buda and Pest, and display Gothic sculptures and other ruins - remains from archaeological excavations in the area. These include building fragments of the original castle in Buda, everyday objects, document seals, weaponry, and gravestones.


In addition to the objects on display, computer programs and reconstructions trace the history and development of Buda, Pest and Óbuda from the 5th century to the 17th century, based on the latest results of scientific research.


The archeological excavations include objects from the prehistoric ages to the 4th century, the masterpieces introduce art in the Middle Ages in Buda, and famous gothic sculptures discovered in 1974.


Permanent exhibitions:

- Masterpieces of the court

- Budapest in the Middle Ages.

- Archeological excavations in Budapest

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