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Address: Muzeum utca 2., Keszthely 8360, Hungary
Phone Number:
+36 83 312 351
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00

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Decent small museum.

We enjoyed this museum. Interesting displays explaining the history of Balaton with good English. It'll only take you an hour or two to explore it, but you should enjoy it.

Reviewed 19 October 2016
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Kapaa, Hawaii
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this museum. Interesting displays explaining the history of Balaton with good English. It'll only take you an hour or two to explore it, but you should enjoy it.

Thank UncleBilly232
London, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Because Lake Balaton is a very huge and famous lake of Hungary and also well known and visited by the neighbour countries, it is very good to see in one place the history of the lake and its whole area. It starts from the earth and geological history and goes through the times with flora and fauna then human being... More 

Thank Evalynn B
Budapest, Hungary
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016

You can learn a lot about Balaton and Keszthely area, always you can find interesting temporary exibitions.

Thank Dragan T
Modena, Italy
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64 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2014

It was really interesting to learn about the history of the area, as well as information about geology, flora and fauna, etc. It's sad to learn about man's intervention with the natural water table and that the lake will not likely exist in only a few more generations. The museum is a nice facility and worth the time to see.

Thank cyclejam
Celldomolk, Hungary
1 review
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Beautiful building, nice exhibition workers. We can spend a very interesting hour there. Thank you very much!

Thank Veronika P
Budapest, Hungary
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2011

It is an exemplar for museums of the XXI. century. Recommended to visit for everyone who visit Keszthely!

1 Thank norbert_elek
Split, Croatia
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39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2011

Before you go to the Lake you should go and visit this great museum. You will learn everything about people, culture, history, geology of the Balaton region. Building is old but museum is great.Everything is on hungarian and english as well, price around 3€.

6 Thank CrazyCroat

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