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House of Terror

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about House of Terror.

House of Terror features in these preplanned City Guides:

3-day Budapest City Guide5-day Budapest City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • Great historical exhibition
  • Memorial to the victims of the Communist and the Fascist regimes

Time required: 80 minutes

Phone: +36-1-374-2600

Web site:

Opening hours:

Time period Opening hours
Tuesday - Sunday: 10am - 6pm
Mondays: Closed


Ticket type Charge
General: 1800 HUF
Discount : 900 HUF

Public transport:

  • Metro Line 1: Vörösmarty utca station

Address: 1062 Budapest, Andrássy út 60.

Things you need to know:

  • The House of Terror Museum is located at 60 Andrássy Avenue in a building both Communists and Fascists used as a place of interrogation, torture and killings
  • The musuem exhibits and tells the story of the terror and brutalities the Fascist and Communist dictatorial regimes committed in the 20th century
  • From a Russian tank that greets you; to the pictures of victims and their jailors; film footages; and the trip to the cells and gallows make the visit a striking experience
  • The building is also a memorial to the people who were detained, interrogated, tortured or killed here
  • The musuem was opened in 2002 in a hihgly politicized air

What to do there:

  • Walk around the informative exhibition
  • The highlights include a Russian tank, genuine exhibits of the era including Hungarian Nazi Arrow Cross uniforms and the trip to the cells and gallows

House of Terror features in these preplanned City Guides: