House of Terror
Having survived two terror regimes, it was felt that the time had come for Hungary to erect a fitting memorial to the victims, and at the same time to present a picture of what life was like for Hungarians in those times.
In December 2000 ˝The Public Foundation for the Research of Central and East European History and Society ˝ purchased the building with the aim of establishing a museum in order to present these two bloody periods of Hungarian history.
Opened on February 24th, 2002 at 5 pm, the House of Terror Museum – the only one of its kind – is a monument to the memory of those held captive, tortured and killed in this building. The Museum, while presenting the horrors in a tangible way, also intends to make people understand that the sacrifice for freedom was not in vain.
- Hungarian Tragedy – 1945
- Hungarian Tragedy – 1944
- Iniquity – children in the Holocaust
- A humanitarian amid inhumanity – Raoul Wallenberg memorial exhibition
- ˝The real 1984˝
- Áron Márton memorial exhibition
- The network – the world of secret agents in Hungary
- Paneuropean Picnic
Ticket prices: 1500 / 750 HUF
Group admission fees: 1200 HUF/visitor (for groups of min. 20 person); 600 HUF/retired or student visitor (for groups of min. 20 person)
The House of Terror (Terror Háza)
Address: 1062 Budapest VI., Andrássy út 60.
Open: 10.00-18.00 (Tue-Fri), 10.00-19.30 (Sat-Sun)
How to get here: Metro line 1 to Vörösmarty utca station or tram 4 or 6 to Oktogon
Phone: +36 (1) 374-2600, +36 (1) 374-2650