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Museum of Christian Art (Kereszteny Muzeum)

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Address: Mindszenty hercegprimas ter 2, Esztergom 2500, Hungary
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Largest museum of the Hungarian Roman Catholic Church features masterpieces...

Largest museum of the Hungarian Roman Catholic Church features masterpieces of Hungarian medieval panel painting, sculptures and 12th- to 15th-century Italian paintings.

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A hidden treasure trove! Open on Wednesday and Thursday

For friends of Middle Age Art in Hungary it is a must! A great and amazing variety of Christian Art, a real surprise.

Reviewed 17 May 2016
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Friedrichshafen, Germany
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Friedrichshafen, Germany
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

For friends of Middle Age Art in Hungary it is a must! A great and amazing variety of Christian Art, a real surprise.

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Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 24 August 2014

3rd largest collection of paintings in Hungary. Beautiful and extensive works of art. Group guided tours can be arranged in advance.

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Reviewed 27 July 2014

Everything else in Esztergom is overshadowed, literally as well as metaphorically, by the huge basilica, but this museum may be even more impressive to someone interested in art. The main body of the permanent collection consists of paintings of Christian subjects by a extraordinary variety of artists, some well-known (Lippo Lippi, Carlo Crivelli, Memling...), some less so (the Master of... More 

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Reviewed 2 October 2013

I`d prefer to call it a museum of medieval art. It´s a bit surprising to find such a fine museum in such a small town like Esztergom. The seat of Hungarian archbishop is the explanation for that.

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Reviewed 21 May 2013

The Kereszteny Museum has 3 large rooms with a superb collection of beautiful and interesting mediaeval church paintings and carvings arranged so that it is possible to observe the contrasts between works of various periods and from different regions. Works thought to be by the same artist are grouped together so you can see their subtle differences in style. It... More 

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