Museum of Applied Arts (Iparmuvészeti Múzeum) Tours
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Budapest’s Museum of Applied Arts (Iparmuvészeti Múzeum), which features the country’s unique handicrafts and industrial design, is the third oldest of its kind in the world. Founded by the Hungarian Parliament in the 19th century, it has since collected both historic and contemporary applied art from around the globe. There’s also an extensive collection of works specifically from Hungarian artists.
Pieces on display have been acquired at World’s Fairs and by dealers, as well as accepted as gifts of the state. Of particular note is the museum’s Collections and Treasures permanent exhibit and the Esterházy Treasury: the gold, silverware, costumes, jewelry and weaponry collected by one of Hungary’s most wealthy aristocratic families.
The museum’s ceramic facade is impressive in itself, with its bright green roof and Art Nouveau architectural design. Its interior blends Islamic, Hindu, and Mogul designs and includes a stately library that’s also worth seeing.
The Museum of Applied Arts is located Get there on the underground on M3 at the Corvin negyed station. Entrance fees range based on the exhibitions or events visited, starting at around HUF 600 and increasing up to HUF 2,500.
Address: Üllői út 33-37, 1091, Budapest, Hungary
Hours: Tues to Sun from 10 am - 6 pm
Admission: Tickets range from HUF 600 to HUF 2,500
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Immerse yourself in the art and architecture of the Hungarian Art Nouveau movement on a private walking tour. Skip the confusion of public transit and meet your art historian guide in your hotel lobby. Together, you’ll visit the Museum of Applied Arts, Gresham Palace, and more. Enjoy a complimentary coffee at the House of Hungarian Art Nouveau, before admiring selected architecture throughout the city.
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What are Museum of Applied Arts (Iparmuvészeti Múzeum) hours of operation?
Museum of Applied Arts (Iparmuvészeti Múzeum) hours of operation: Tues to Sun from 10 am - 6 pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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