Budapest History Museum

Discover Budapest's turbulent past

Unlock the secrets behind Budapest’s past with a trip to the Budapest History Museum where stunning works of art, architectural findings and collections of historical objects combine to give a glimpse into the lives of city’s previous inhabitants. Visitors can discover an incredible collection of archaeological items excavated in Pest, Buda and Óbuda - the three cities which make up Budapest – the oldest of which date back a staggering 40,000 years. Some contend that the most historically impressive is the restored part of the Medieval Royal Palace, including the Royal Chapel and vaulted Gothic Hall, which were unearthed during the rebuilding of Buda Castle in 1958.

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