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Museum of Fine Arts

1146 Budapest, Heroes Square

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The Museum of Fine Arts (Szépművészeti Múzeum) was built by the plans of Albert Schickedanz and Fülöp Herzog in an eclectic-neoclassical style, between 1900 and 1906. The museum’s collection is made up of international art (other than Hungarian), including all periods of European art, and comprises more than 100,000 pieces. The collection is made up of older additions such as those from Buda Castle, the Esterházy and Zichy estates, as well as donations from individual collectors. The Museum’s collection is made up of six departments: Egyptian, Antique, Old sculpture gallery, Old master paintings gallery, Modern collection, Graphics collection. The institution celebrated its centenary in 2006. On February 16, 2015, the museum closed to the public for renovation. It is expected to reopen in October 2018, after three years of work. In the meantime, a selection of works are housed in the Hungarian National Gallery.


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Monday closed

Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00

Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00

Thursday 10:00 - 18:00

Friday 10:00 - 18:00

Saturday 10:00 - 18:00

Sunday 10:00 - 18:00