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Museum of Ethnography - Budapest
Address: 1146, Budapest Dózsa György út - Ötvenhatosok tere
Phone number: (1) 473-2400
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10-18
The exhibition has closed for visitors.
1991.06.01. - 2020.06.01.
agriculture, crafts, ethnography, folk art, temporary exhibition
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Museum tickets, service costs:
Individual ticket for adults
3000 HUF
Individual ticket for adults
(1 hour before closing)
1600 HUF
Group ticket for adults
(min. 10 people)
2600 HUF
/ capita
Individual ticket for students
1500 HUF
Individual ticket for students
(1 hour before closing)
800 HUF
Group ticket for students
(min. 10 people)
1300 HUF
/ capita
Individual ticket for pensioners
1500 HUF
Individual ticket for pensioners
(1 hour before closing)
800 HUF
Group ticket for pensioners
(min. 10 people)
1300 HUF
/ capita
Ticket for families
(2 adults + max. 3 children (up to 18 years old))
6300 HUF
/ family
Individual combined ticket for adults
(Zoom permanent exhibition + Ceramics Space + MÉTA)
1700 HUF
Individual combined ticket for adults
(We Have Arrived temporary exhibition + Ceramics Space + MÉTA)
2000 HUF
Individual combined ticket for students
(Zoom permanent exhibition + Ceramics Space + MÉTA)
850 HUF
Individual combined ticket for students
1000 HUF
Individual combined ticket for pensioners
(Zoom permanent exhibition + Ceramics Space + MÉTA)
850 HUF
Individual combined ticket for pensioners
(We Have Arrived temporary exhibition + Ceramics Space + MÉTA)
1000 HUF
Group walk ticket
(building walk, max. 15 people)
1500 HUF
/ capita
Group walk ticket for students
(Méta gallop, 10-20 people)
1200 HUF
/ capita
Group walk ticket
(building walk, in English, max. 15 people)
1800 HUF
/ capita
Group walk ticket for students
(Méta gallop, 10-20 people, in English)
1400 HUF
/ capita
Group guide
(10-20 people)
1000 HUF
/ capita
Group guide
(thematic, whit the curator of the exhibition, 5-20 people)
1300 HUF
/ capita
Group guide for students
(min. 10 people)
800 HUF
/ capita
Group guide
(10-20 people, in English)
1300 HUF
/ capita
Group guide
(thematic, whit the curator of the exhibition, in English, 5-20 people)
1690 HUF
/ capita
Group guide for students
(in English, 10-20 people)
1000 HUF
/ capita
Audio guide
1000 HUF
Photography
(for camera, camera-stand and telephoto lens)
700 HUF
The permanent exhibition introducing Hungarian vernacular culture is open from June, 1991 in the Ethnographic Museum. The everyday life and celebrations of the Hungarian peasantry from the end of the 18th century to WWI from all around Hungary is displayed in 13 wards.
A taste of the exhibition
The first ward presents the ethnic diversion of the nations living in the Carpathian Basin. At the end of the 19th century half of the 14 million people who lived in Hungary belonged to an ethnic group: Romanians (16%), Germans (13%), and Slovakians (13%).
The next ward presents the different habitats: villages, market towns, homesteads, industrial towns, and churches and their codependence, which was a significant effect on the development of vernacular culture.

The equipment of the work of the peasantry is presented in great measure beside their circumstances, social situation, clothing and personal belongings. Beside the equipments used at the labor processes, preservation of the provision, the tradition of the vernacular nutrition and its differences in the diverse classes can be seen. Woodcarving, the trade of carpenters and smiths, textile making, tailor, and the pottery making are introduced.
BR> Two ways of living at the end of the 19th century are presented: the old 'smoky' house revokes the circumstances of the Middle Ages, the 'clean room' of Sárköz revokes the circumstances of the fashion of rich peasantry at the same period signaling the diverse development of the population. In this process the craftsmen of the villages and the towns played an important role by producing painted furniture, ceramics, textile and embroidery in great numbers, creating the different characteristic styles of the areas at the same time.

The introduction to the walk of life of the people is in accordance with the scale of the values of the peasantry. In its center we can see the wedding introduced with the help of material from Kalotaszeg. This same wedding dress was exhibited earlier at the Millennium Ethnographic exhibition a hundred years ago.

The richness of the traditional vernacular culture is mirrored by the last theme of the exhibition: the set of celebrations. The equipments and scenes of the traditional celebrations that followed the ecclesiastical and economic events of the calendar present the typical features of the Hungarian vernacular culture.
Related activities
6 - 18 years old
Museum pedagogical activity
6 - 18 years old
Museum pedagogical activity
6 - 18 years old
Museum pedagogical activity