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The public voting for Highlights of Hungary has started

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Our museum education program is among the nominees of Highlights of Hungary

The museum education program of the Imre Varga Collection has been nominated to the Highlights of Hungary Award.

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Museum under attack - The siege of Budapest from a new point of view

In remembrance of the siege of Budapest in World War II, the Budapest History Museum offers a series on how the then-colleagues of the museum remember the harsh and tragic winter of 1944-1945.

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The new archaeology exhibition of the Castle Museum is now open

Although we are still closed due to the pandemic, the Medieval Department's annual archaeology exhibition was not postponed. Until we reopen, a virtual version of the exhibition 'Mainly Medieval 5.0 - From excavation to exhibition' awaits visitors.

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Exhibition on the children's trains in 2021

The Budapest History Museum is organizing an exhibition in 2021 about an international humanitarian aid campaign during which more than 60,000 children traveled abroad to gain back their strength, both physically and mentally, after the ordeals of war.

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The Budapest History Museum closes again

According to the extraordinary legal order related to the spread of the coronavirus, the member institutions and exhibition spaces of the Budapest History Museum will be closed indefinitely from 11 November 2020.

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The Graphics Collection is temporarily closed

The Graphics Collection of the Kiscell Museum - Municipal Gallery will be closed from 1 November 2020 to 30 June 2021 due to revision.

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New exhibitions in September

In the first month of autumn we are opening a number of exciting new temporary exhibitions. The two new projects of the Budapest Gallery are organized around the themes of light, movement and illusion, while the Aquincum Museum commemorates the archaeologist Gyula Hajnóczi, who was born 100 years ago.

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Entry to the Castle Museum during the Festival of Crafts

During the Festival of Crafts, between 20-23 August 2020, the Castle Museum will be open in regular hours from 10am to 6pm. Visitors may enter the museum by purchasing a regular ticket. On the national holiday of 20 August, the museum can be visited free of charge.

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A new museum strategy is being developed at the Budapest History Museum

Consisting of 12 members covering all of our member institutions and departments, a Strategic Coordination Cabinet was formed at the Budapest History Museum in February 2020. Now you can look behind the scenes of their workshops and discover what they achieved in the past months.

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