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Fine Arts Museum

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Fine Arts Museum features in these preplanned City Guides:

5-day Budapest City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • Hungary's largest collection of international art
  • Beautiful Neo-Classical building

Time required: 90 minutes

Phone: +36-1-469-7100

Web site: http://www.szepmuveszeti...

Opening hours:

Time period Opening hours
Tuesday - Sunday: 10am - 5pm
Mondays: Closed


Ticket type Charge
General: 1600 HUF
Kids 6-14: 800 HUF
EU citizens of ages 14-26: 800 HUF
Over 62: 800 HUF

Public transport:

  • Metro Line 1: Hősök tere station

Address: 1146 Budapest, Dózsa György út 41.

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Photo: despitz

Things you need to know:

  • The Museum of Fine Arts (Szépművészeti Múzeum) is housed in an imposing neoclassical building built between 1900 and 1906
  • It is Hungary's largest collection of international art comprising more than 100,000 pieces
  • The collection displays a wide range of artistic eras and genres
  • The majority of the collection was amassed by the Habsburgs who once ruled the country
  • The museum features Raphael, Toulouse-Lautrec, Picasso, Goya and also a collection of ancient Egyptian and Greek art
  • The musuem is particularly strong in Spanish art with masterpieces of El Greco, Velázquez, Murillo, Ribera, Cano, Zurbarán and Goya

What to do there:

  • Start your visit with the permanent exhibition
  • Walk around and admire the impressive collection of art works
  • If you have the time continue your visit with the temporary exhibition if there is any available

Tips & Insights:

  • The tickets to the temporary exhibition give access to the permanent one as well
  • If you want to take photos inside the museum do not forget to by a photo ticket. It costs 300 HUF
  • An audio guide is available for 1000 HUF

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