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Memory of rape in wartimes memorial: call for entries closed

A total of 36 Hungarian and foreign entries were received by the deadline of 15 October 2021 for the international call for entries for the Memorial of Rape in Wartimes, launched by the Municipality of Budapest in July 2021.

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Free entry on 23 October

Entrance to all of Budapest History Museum's member institutions is free on 23rd October.

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New exhibition: Ostapenko, Shoul It Stay or Should It Go?

The exhibition 'Ostapenko, Should It Stay or Should It Go? The Politics of Removing Monuments from Public Spaces between 1990 and 1993' provides an overview of the sculpture relocations ordered by the Municipality of Budapest and organised by the Budapest Gallery after the regime change, with the help of contemporary photo documentation.

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The exhibition Design Without Borders opened at the Kiscell Museum

For many years, the Design Without Borders (DWB) exhibition has been the defining forum of the Hungarian design scene. This year, alongside works by more than 150 creators from 16 countries, the latest in Slovenian design will be on show in Budapest for two months under the title Made in Slovenia - The Future of Living.

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The Autumn Museum Festival begins!

Our museums are joining the Autumn Museum Festival with a wide range of exciting events including unique guided tours, family days, city history walks and concerts among many others.

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Farewell to Tamás Péli's Birth

On 26 September, 'Birth' by Tamás Péli will be on display for the last time at the Budapest History Museum. The final event is a farewell before the departure: we have been with Péli's work for a scant four months, and after the finale it will be going on an unknown journey.

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Upcoming events: 'Mounted Archers' finissage, Kiscell Day, Roman Festival

We are awaiting visitors with a wide range of interesting programs on the first weekend of September, including the closing event for the exhibition 'Mounted Archers from Budapest's Past', and a 'birthday celebration' of the Kiscell Museum as well as the two-day-long Roman Festival at the Aquincum Museum.

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The original main entrance of the Castle Museum has reopened

On 20 August 2021, after nearly two years of closure, our original main entrance in the Lions' Courtyard will reopen. The Bronze Gate, used during the construction as a temporary entrance, will now serve as the museum's service entrance.

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Free days and longer opening hours at the Castle Museum in August

On the weekend of the national holiday, from the 20th to the 22nd of August, the exhibitions of the Castle Museum can be visited free of charge. We will be open until 8pm on Friday, and until 10pm on Saturday and Sunday.

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New opening hours at the Medievel Jewish Prayer House

Due to the Jewish holidays in the fall, the Medieval Jewish Prayer House in Táncsics Mihály Street will be closed on certain days.

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