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Museum of Applied Arts - CLOSED

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Designed by Odön Lechner and completed in 1896, the attractive edifice houses a permanent collection of traditional, and not-so-traditional, arts and crafts.
Ulloi ut 33-37., Budapest 1091, Hungary
+36 1 456 5107
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 January 2018

If you are interested in the applied and decorative arts this museum is a must see. In particular the ceramics and furniture are noteworthy. Nice little canteen in the lobby with nice staff.

3  Thank Benedictakim
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Reviewed 2 May 2015

Great building with lots of space; we paid not a small amount to see the permanent collection, which was on two floors. On the first was a history of donated items which contained many interesting items but mostly text about who donated them rather than...More

4  Thank bob_the_moo
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All reviews art nouveau permanent collection beautiful building worth a visit ceramic tiles collection includes his contemporaries easily reached by metro exhibition space great exhibits restoration work inside the building two hours second world war objects islam zsolnay
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This Beautiful Chamber was destroyed in the second world war,now after 70th years is rebuilted.decorative painting on dhe wall,grandious pillarsarround,heraldics and figurativ.element on the wall The other part of the museum will be open in october.

2  Thank lucifer44
Reviewed 19 January 2018

If you are interested in the applied and decorative arts this museum is a must see. In particular the ceramics and furniture are noteworthy. Nice little canteen in the lobby with nice staff.

3  Thank Benedictakim
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I chose to go to the museum of applied arts before the national museum primarily because of the building in which it is housed. The building is indeed great and worth a visit by itself. However, the collection, at least whilst I was there, was...More

3  Thank Mel B
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Honestly for anyone appreciating architecture and the applied arts, this is a gem of a museum! The permanent collection was organized by "date of acquisition" making it even more interesting - full of unexpected treasures (my husband was blown away by the "travel clock" dating...More

2  Thank RQP
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This wonderfully restored Art Nouveau building was originally constructed for the Hungarian Millennial exhibition, severely damaged during WW-II and the Hungarian uprising against Soviet rule in 1956, and largely restored. It is the third largest Arts museum in the world. The collection includes The museum...More

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The Museum's permanent collection dates back to 1400 and includes some very impressive pieces. The In the Mood for Colours Exhibitions is a must-see! This Museum is a must-see for people who like architecture, interior design and fashion.

1  Thank xpap91
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a very interesting museum, and though ringed now with scaffolding, you can still appreciate one of the finest examples of Art Noveau architecture in BP. Pay special attention to the multicolored, Zsolnay ceramic roof tiles. Inside, as it is soon to close (Sept...More

1  Thank Stan W
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

It is amazing that this museum and its collection has survived two world wars and the soviet occupation but it has. We paid for the entire museum and frankly I expected to spend the day but it only took two hours. What they show is...More

1  Thank Otwoma
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Thoroughly enjoyable visit with the building itself worth making the effort to see. I spent over an hour in the temporary exhibit on Hungarian architects which was an absolute treat. There are old TV programmes running in the exhibition area and these were great to...More

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The building is amazing and very interesting, and the exhibition was both interesting and beautiful. We spent a most enjoyable hour there. Highly recommended.

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