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Hungarian Open Air Museum (Szabadteri Neprajzi Muzeum)

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Address: Sztaravodai ut., Szentendre 2001, Hungary
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+36 26 502 500

A historic village with many original buildings and objects representing...

A historic village with many original buildings and objects representing Hungarian architecture and culture from the end of the 18th century to the middle of the 20th century.

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So much park!

A fairly large mixed group of us went here and it's a beautiful community with realistic buildings and activities. I really applaud the entire thing. My only consideration is that... read more

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Ingrid S
Annapolis, Maryland

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Annapolis, Maryland
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fairly large mixed group of us went here and it's a beautiful community with realistic buildings and activities. I really applaud the entire thing. My only consideration is that it's very large and so you really have to try and hunt for activities that will keep the younger kids occupied and there's a ton of walking up and down... More 

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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

a pleasant excursion at some 20 km from Budapest and only a few from Szentendre, it's worth a half day visit especiallly in good weather, authentic buildings and interiors, houses, barns, mills and gardens with ustensils and tools give an insight into traditonal country living, farming and craftsmanship, covering different regions of Hungary, sights and attractions for children as well,... More 

Thank peretranquille2014
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469 reviews
150 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Travelled here with a group of friends whilst staying in Budapest. It was a bit of a hike involving a bus, a train and a taxi journey but well worth it. It cost 2,000 HForint to go in, and we stayed about 4.5 hours and didn't see everything. You have to be physically fit to visit this place. It's not... More 

Thank louiseholistic
Bristol, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We visited here as a couple and we got the train our of Budapest to Szentendre and then a bus from directly outside the train station to the museum (train journey roughly 1hour and bus ride appx 30-40mins.) I would recommend stopping for a look around Szentendre also as there are lots of quaint shops, eateries etc. The open air... More 

1 Thank History_Girl88
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4 reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Fabulous open air museum. Historic, pretty and full of adventure for kids. Best museum I have ever visited. You need a good 4hrs or more to fully appreciate it.

Thank Julie N
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142 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

a really lovely snapshot of styles of houses from around Hungary, peppered with some traditional arts and crafts, rackajuh and mangalica, games and interactive exhibits like the Magic Barn and of course a gift shop. Also including a windmill and an onsite bakery and cafe/restaurants. It is a sizeable area though, so I would say that in 3-4 hours we... More 

Thank zzao
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33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The campus is an interesting place, where different styles of rural housing are presented from the past 2 centuries, roughly. (Hand)crafts and cattle farming from different regions of Hungary in their unique styles are shown separately in a manner of different villages. Wind, tread and water mills can be found besides old style waggons. In addition, there are ruins of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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135 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Good: We visited on a quite Wednesday as it had been raining in the morning. Great as so few people, but nowhere to buy lunch, so take food with you. There was a small bakery at the beginning, where you can buy some pastries, but then nothing for the rest of the visit, too far to return to if you... More 

3 Thank David C
Marathon, Greece
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Not to be missed if you like to have an idea of hungarian village life (architecture,history,everyday life of a village family,etc.). You need to have plenty of time to enjoy the whole place (more than 3 hours). Best to be visited during a day under 30°C. No age limit of the visitors- everyone will find sth to enjoy himself.

Thank eftihia89657
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 August 2016

One of the most beautiful open air museum, which I have visited. What a pity that employees access ruined my good impression. Almost no one spoke English or German. It was impossible to communicate here. Missing sheet in a foreign language. It could not pay by credit card. When foreigners asked how they pay, employees told them that it is... More 

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