Budapest Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Fine Arts

The Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest is considered to be in the front rank of European museums. It deservedly takes a prominent place amongst the museums serving a similar function, by virtue of the diversity, and historic continuity, of its exhibits, and the multitude of masterpieces in its possession.

The Museum’s core exhibitions arose through the merging of a number of large national fine-arts collections. For a long time the Museum of Fine Arts also provided a home for Hungarian artworks.

Following the establishment of the Hungarian National Gallery in 1957, the two collections were progressively separated. Since 1974 the Museum of Fine Arts provides a home for all artworks, from ancient times, right up to the present day.

The building is the last important edifice to be built in this country, in the Classicist-Eclectic style.


Attraction: The Museum of Fine Arts, (Szépművészeti Múzeum)

Country: Hungary

City: Budapest

Location: Pest, XIV. district

Transport: M1: Hősök tere

Address: Budapest, Dózsa György út 41.

Phone: 1/ 469-7100



Open: Tue-Sun 10.00 – 17.30

Guided tours: 8000-10000 HUF/group

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