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The Night of the Museums - 24th of June 2017


Night of Secrets – the Mysterious Past

Castle Museum of the Budapest History Museum


Baroque Hall:

16.00 – 18.30 Let’s colour it! – family giant colouring

In 1541, before the Ottoman occupation, the Ottoman army defeated the Habsburg army in front of the Royal Castle of Buda. Erhard Schön displayed this event in a comic-like woodcut. The visitors can bring this battle and siege to life on the giant colouring. We expect every visitor to make giant colouring!


16.00 – 18.30 Kids Arts and Crafts Activities

                               What jewels did our predecessors wear? Pearls and stitching.

                               What containers were used? - making of figures and pots from clay.

Venue: Baroque Hall


19.00 – 20.00  Concert of the Minimyst Band

Minimyst - the singer, songwriter and producer - uses the term "down pop", which refers to the mood of text-centric, new wave, deeper-toned music from the '80s. Some of his songs summon the "mainstream" dance music's momentum. On his debut album, Launching Gagarin Records, Hard Water was released, Jónás Vera also has a guest role.

                               Members of the band: Bálint Szabó - guitar, Péter Benedetti - bass guitar,

Tamás Benedek – drum

Venue: Baroque Hall


20.00   Guided tour: Ups and Downs - Lights in the Night – guided tour in English language in the “BUDAPEST – Light and Shadow – The 1000 Years of a Capital” exhibition


22.00 – 23.00  Time travel - Musical Adventures in the Past – Concert by Kornél Mogyoró

The show features compositions written for ancient and modern percussion instruments from different cultures.

After the concert, the artist introduces seldom visible instruments to the general public.

Venue: Baroque Hall


Summer opening hours starts on the 1st of March

For your infomration we write, that form the 1st of March the Castle Museum is open form 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Tuseday to Sunday. It's closed on Mondays.