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Hungarian Open Air Museum - Szentendre
Easter branch collecting in the Open-Air Museum
Address: 2000, Szentendre Sztaravodai ├║t
Phone number: (26) 502-500, (26) 502-501
Opening hours: 01.11-27.03.: Sat-Sun 10-16
01.04-31.10.: Tue-Fri 9-17
12-13.11.: 9-18
Visitors can sense the athmosphere of the original villages, as they walk up and down the streets and among the workshops, buildings and yards. Visitors can learn about crafts rare or completely forgotten by today. Traditional feasts, habits and foods of the village society are also represented. continue
Permanent exhibitions
The Village Region in Northern Hungary
The North-Hungarian Village Region was ceremoniously opened on 25 June 2010. It is to deal with the traditional architecture and lifestyle in the Ipoly and Bodrog Interfluve area. The setting consists of 12 houses and 26 outbuildings, with 5000 original artefacts. continue
A village from South Transdanubia
Southern Transdanubia, i.e. Baranya, Somogy, Tolna and Zala Counties used to be a densely populated area, strewn by small villages, the greater part of which lost its population during the Turkish occupation. Since the 16th century Serbians, Catholic Serbians, Croatians and Hungarians have coexisted in this region. The tradition of busójárás, having been a famous carnival custom for a long time in Mohács, is of Croatian origin. continue
The Great Hungarian Plain is generally considered as the typical Hungarian region. The best known Hungarian words all over the world ÔÇô puszta, cs├írda, bety├ír, guly├ís, paprika ÔÇô are also connected here. Specific natural formations of this territory are the bleak flatland with its alkaline soil, the mirage, the sand drift, or the shallow waters and thick reeds providing home for a colourful avifauna. continue