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Hungarian Museum of Trade and Tourism - Budapest
The museum building
Address: 1036, Budapest Korona t├ęr 1.
Phone number: (1) 212-1245
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10-18
catering industry, tourism, economy, permanent exhibition, services
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Museum tickets, service costs:
Ticket for adults
800 HUF
/ capita
Ticket for students
400 HUF
/ capita
Ticket for pensioners
400 HUF
/ capita
Ticket for families
(2 adults + 1 child)
1500 HUF
/ family
Ticket
640 HUF
/ capita
Guide
2000 HUF
Guide
3000 HUF

The new permanent exhibition presented by the Hungarian Museum of Trade and Tourism opens on 11 December 2014. The exhibition reviews the history of Hungarian civilian hospitality from the golden age in the late 19th century, to the Second World War. Locations of home and professional catering home is primarily presented through interiors, as if they were a municipal open air museum. The title came from the book of etiquette published by Károly Gundel and Frigyes Karinthy in 1933.


Visitors can learn about where and how citizens in the past spent their free time, where they, travelled, and whet they ordered at the table. Period contemporary hotels comes to life as well as a caf├ę and a restaurant, and a pastry pastry workshop. Home hospitality is evoked by a middle class home - with its kitchen, pantry, dining room and the furniture and also related fixed assets.


Those interested can gain insight into the world of contemporary clubs and spas as well. It will also turn out it is, which water was recommended for swimming and which for consumption. In addition, the visitor will also find out just why it was Gundel or Gerbeaud that became really successful . The biography of the great restaurant owners may serve as an encouragement for catering professionals.


Interactivity is a very a important part of the exhibition. The visitors can learn about the history of the most famous Hungarian dishes and sweets (J├│kai bean soup, Pal├│c soup, Dobos cake) with their original recipes that made Hungarian cuisine famous. With the help of additional interactive content, ,we learn which caf├ę was the favourite place for celebrities of the time, and also, what maids, bellmen, chefs, or the work of a sommelier was like.


In connection with the new exhibition, a renewed museum educational programme can be enjoyed bu our old and new visitors. With the opening of the permanent exhibition on the history of trade, hospitality, the Hungarian Museum of Trade and Tourism feels completes in nearly ten years.