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Museum of Telephones

Uri utca 49, Budapest 1014, Hungary
+36 1 201 8857
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A hidden gem. completely amazing.

Finding this museum, will be the hardest part of getting there. Its not well signposted, but I... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Colin C
Museum closed 2 hours early, why?

Visited on a day when the sign said the museum should be open. Rang the bell several times, but no... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2015
London, United Kingdom
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20 May 2017
“A hidden gem. completely amazing.”
20 Sep 2015
“Museum closed 2 hours early, why?”
Uri utca 49, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
+36 1 201 8857
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Finding this museum, will be the hardest part of getting there. Its not well signposted, but I highly recommend persisting, asking the security guard to point it out, and then you will get there. The door is usually locked, so you will have to ring...More

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Visited on a day when the sign said the museum should be open. Rang the bell several times, but no answer. So we found a side door that was open and a member of staff informed us that the museum was closing due to technical...More

Thank mje186338
Reviewed 23 January 2015

Went to this museum because we live in a converted telephone exchange and were interested in the sort of equipment and people that may have occupied it when operating. The museum collection is great with a full exchange mechanism inside and a number of unusual...More

Thank MarkL2012
Reviewed 21 November 2014

A almost tucked away museum on the Buda side. Entrance is through a courtyard. There are three rooms showing the history of telecommunications in Hungary with English translations. Good value at 500HUF (£1.25!)

Thank danielson81
Reviewed 18 December 2013 via mobile

I have an interest in telephony. A very small museum but beautifully appointed. Lots of history here not only related to hungarian telephony but the greater universe of telephones. Some english available as well as a souvenir booklet for 250 huf. Be aware the entrance...More

Thank DineFrequently
Reviewed 10 April 2013

I visited on a Saturday and you should note that at weekends the entrance is through a courtyard on adjacent street - Orszaghas St. Fascinating collection of equipment in a a beautiful building. Only a couple of rooms but much of the signage is in...More

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District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious
and intricate past, Buda has some of the most
outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable
natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube.
Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a
glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian
empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the
time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many
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