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Address: Andrassy ut 60, Budapest 1062, Hungary
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A museum devoted to various historical terror regimes and practices.

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A bit macarbre but a reminder of how easilly we loose civilisation

Gets quite crowded so try to go at unusual time so you can spend time at the many displays that need explanations. Although exhibits have English texts associated, an audio guide... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

Gets quite crowded so try to go at unusual time so you can spend time at the many displays that need explanations. Although exhibits have English texts associated, an audio guide recommended if you are English speaking

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit. Get the head phones for an extra 1500 HUF as walking around reading the info they have placed out on sheets of paper gets tiredsome (also not very environmentally friendly).

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This museum brought to light all the horrors Hungary had to go through between Nazi & Soviet occupation. You'll love all the information and visual guides they have. They also have information in English. The only down side is that you cannot take photos but it's ok because you'll never forget this place afterwards.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very interesting venue and appears to be very well presented. If you do visit, take the audio tour. The printed material is very long winded and does little to explain what you are looking at. Try and visit out of school hours, we got stuck between to groups being guided around and it made the experience a... More 

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Thank DavidA689
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this museum for about 2-2.5 hours. Very informative and sobering museum, really got to see an insight into the history of Budapest and the war. Interviews with those who had experienced the terror were played on screens throughout, very heartbreaking experiences but definitely worth a visit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'm giving the museum a 5 due to the importance of the content, but agree with some of the other comments which state that the museum's layout is a bit disorganized, and some of the exhibits are difficult to fully grasp. The most difficult aspect is that the audio guide you can get (I recommend you do) doesnt easily coordinate... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum was outstanding. This was a pivotal time in history and this museum provided the background and the family stories from those impacted by the atrocities that occurred in Budapest.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the place to learn about the modern history of Budapest and it's people. The atmosphere is one of sadness, but also one of determination. The top floors tell the story of the revolution, nazi occupation during ww2 and the subsequent Russian occupation after the war. Audio guides are necessary to get the full story, but I turned mine... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This looks to be a terrific and important museum. Unfortunately, we went on a Monday unkoeing that it is closed on Mondays. The exhibit outside the museum was very amazing and enlightening about the Boys of Pest. Highle recommend.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a must for anyone interested in the recent political history of Budapest. Set in previous Soviet headquarters. Some chilling recorded testimony of survivors of the Stalinist regime, and a suitably powerful tribute to the past. Very moving.

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