Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), Budapest

4.2
#6 of 286 in Museums in Hungary
World heritage site · Art Museum · Museum
Browse works by Miro and Dali, part of the largest public collection documenting the development of the fine arts in the country, at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). Located inside World Heritage Site Buda Castle, the gallery features artwork exclusively by Hungarian artists like Medieval and Renaissance stone carvings, wooden sculptures, panel paintings, winged altarpieces, late Renaissance and Baroque art, and paintings and sculptures from the 19th century. The Golden Altars exhibition incorporates the throne room and features a painted parallel ceiling, so remember to look up as you're exploring the exhibition. You can enjoy a cup of coffee at the gallery's outdoor cafe as well. To visit Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) and get the most from your holiday in Budapest, create itinerary details personal to you using our Budapest travel route planner.
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  • Covering four floors of the historic Buda Castle, the Magyar Nemzeti Galeria's collection of Hungarian art ranges from the 11th century to the present. Be prepared to find an eclectic variety of...  more »
  • Part of Buda castle, this art gallery, over 4 floors has an extensive collection of paintings and other objects including an incredibly well preserved medieval shoe.  more »
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  • It has A LOT of things to see. Visit it if you're interested in Hungarian art. Although you'll find big names like Cezanne, the majority is made up of (great) Hungarian artists. I had the luck to visit it during a temporary exhibition by Fortepan and another temporary exhibition on Surrealism. You can also skip the museum and just go to the temporary exhibitions if that's what interests you (the tickets are sold separately).
  • Lots to see and learn. The staff are friendly. Wear comfortable shoes. There's a bit of a lineup around lunch or when it rains. Amazing view from the dome. It's unobscured, and I recommend that you check it out.
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