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Hungarian Railway Museum (Magyar Vasuttorteneti Park)

Tatai utca 95, Budapest 1142, Hungary
+36 1 450 1497
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The Hungarian Railway Museum

We took bus 30 out to the railway museum in Budapest and had a great time. This is a hands on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Urbana, Illinois
Great fro train enthusiasts.

It was easy to find, following google maps app. My sons love trains and history of public... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Istanbul, Turkey
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Tatai utca 95, Budapest 1142, Hungary
+36 1 450 1497
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took bus 30 out to the railway museum in Budapest and had a great time. This is a hands on railway museum and you may climb into the cab of many of the old steam locomotives. We also ate lunch at the museum cafe...More

Thank Zaruka53
Reviewed 26 July 2017

It was easy to find, following google maps app. My sons love trains and history of public transportation, so we had to visit it. 2 hours is enough for this place, take pictures, walk, and then hop on a bus to go back to center...More

Thank Denizblue
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Took our train enthusiast son and husband to the national train park. Despite struggling to find the bus (which leaves from the left of Heroes Square (Hősők Tére)), we found our way to the museum, which is easy to spot with the large train wheels...More

Thank Harry-Bug
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This odd kind of park/railway museum is well off the beaten track but great for kids if you know where to go. Inside the huge shed is a great wooden train track which my 2yo son had a ball playing with. And it was a...More

Thank adamontour
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Nice idea, but it looked like closed, no one attraction worked apart from the kiddie railway, all locomotives / trains... everything was closed from the public. All you can do is to watch a few dozens ( really attractive ) locomotives from outside, nothing more....More

Thank m00y0ng
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Had some time to kill before flying back home so took a 30 minute walk from the park inn by Radisson hotel and was really glad I did. There are lots of exhibits on show and the vast majority of them are on display outside....More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Found out about this out-of-the-way attraction in a magazine in our hotel lobby. I got the location and direction from the website and we had no problem getting there - take the blue subway to the end of the line; take the 30 or 30A...More

1  Thank Kate B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Dead steam locos parked around a (working) turntable which I assume was once a roundhouse. Another roundhouse with (midweek) two working locos inside. The roundhouse has over a dozen tracks but most were inaccessible, not sure if they hold locos which may be visible at...More

1  Thank Canarytops
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

The museum is a little far from the city centre but it is warto visiting, especially if you travel with kids. They will love the tours on minature trains, which amazingly are run by tiny steam locomotives. Museum has a large collection of locomotives, which...More

1  Thank Tomasz B
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Not easy to find this since not well signposted and it took me 3 attempts to get there. Had mixed feelings about this since I went mid week and since been led to believe it is only partially open then; i.e. the exhibition halls were...More

Thank MikePl1
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Gary W
23 September 2017|
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Response from 545medva | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately this service doesn't run anymore. YOu should take bus nr 30 or 30A or 120, or tram nr 14.
Martin S
16 November 2015|
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Response from Pete_M_Budapest | Reviewed this property |
Hi Martin, the place is closed from November 1 2015 till early days of April 2016. Have a nice day.
Joyce M
21 June 2015|
Response from tibizzi | Reviewed this property |
Best is to walk from Vaci Street to Vorosmarty Ter then take Metro M1 to Hosok Tere (Heroes Square). From there you can take either of the following buses of the BKV: #30 #30A or #230 to the Vasut Torteneti Park (Railway... More