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Address: Andrassy ut 60, Budapest 1062, Hungary
Phone Number: +36 1 374 2600
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A museum devoted to various historical terror regimes and practices.

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If you like or study history will be just fine. If you don't care about what was in the comunism era, then don't waste your time here. A lot of taking and not so much to see. Kids... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

To really appreciate the museum you really need to have some basic understanding of the history of communism. I was excited to go, but was left a bit disappointed as it is not extremely English friendly. I would recommend at minimum a audio guild. The basement was fascinating, if you plan on going do a little homework and understand the... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Shocking but really important museum because it makes you realise how lucky we are to live in a free society. The first hand accounts of some of the victims was really chilling. Stories of people forcefully taken away from their homes never to be seen again.

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Tel Mond Israel
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Hungarian have a bad history of violence. This place suppose to pass the horrible time of the soviet occupation For an English speaking person it was hard to understand

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like or study history will be just fine. If you don't care about what was in the comunism era, then don't waste your time here. A lot of taking and not so much to see. Kids will not like this, I'm sure.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The museum has been crafted to give you a very real experience of the horrors of the communist and fascist regimes in Hungary. Regardless of your political view about it, the museum through it's design, music, flow, readings and visuals takes you through a a remarkable experience where often you can't but help wipe your eyes .... definitely a must... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Barely any English in the museum and what was translated was so hard to read due to poor writing and terrible translation. Really disappointed as I was looking forward to this one. It was hot, no where to sit by the end I was feeling trapped and couldn't get out of the museum! Seriously avoid!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am really glad we visited this place, it is very well structured and it's easy for a visitor to go through all it and not miss a thing. I liked the fact that they had written information in every room (and those papers contained the same information as the audio guide). There are 2 things that i can comment... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent a few good hours in museum. Very informative tour and worth a visit. This is a must as wasn't aware of Budapest's history. Would recommend

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fascinating insight into the atrocities of Nazi and Communist rule, would 100% recommend visiting! A great start to a few days in Budapest, sets the scene well.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The House of Terror is a combination of museum, art gallery, immersive experience, and probably other things. I left with a greater awareness of how little I knew, and it brought a humanity to the statistics and stories. My only quibble is that the layout is odd. It is not really themed, or sequential in any fashion I could see.... More 

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