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Museum and Library of Hungarian Agriculture - Budapest
The museum building
Address: 1146, Budapest Városliget, Vajdahunyadvár
Phone number: (1) 363-1117
Opening hours: Temporarily closed.
The biggest agricultural museum of Europe was founded in the Vajdahunyad Castle of the City Park, Budapest. The building itself is unique; too, for its architect Ignác Alpár merged various styles by using single parts of significant buildings found in Hungary at the time. The building had originally been built for the Millennium Exhibition and has given place for the Museum of Hungarian Agriculture (founded in 1896) since 1897. continue
Temporarily closed!
Permanent exhibitions
A taste of the exhibition
The exhibition begins the domestication process by outlining the circumstances of the ice-age, and ends by the introduction to the domestic animals finally getting to the Carpathean Basin. It gives an insight about the methods of domestication, their scenes, and history of the most significant domestic animals in the Carpathian Basin. Finally the exhibition will acquaint the visitors with the history of the archeozoological researches made in Hungary. continue
Harvest Fun
Why was wine produced and why were the grape and wine gods honored in the body of beliefs and religion of these people. What kind of goods and cost of living did grape and wine mean then and what do they mean now, in weekdays and in holidays. In spite of the huge topic this permanent exhibition tries to present the wine-grower, wine-producing communities, the history of wine-districts, and the tendencies and regularities of the latest era (since 1990). continue
Thrashing: Kiskunhalas, the 1910’s
The exhibition wishes to show the complete history of Hungarian agriculture from the beginning of food production to Hungary's joining the EU. It is a period of over 8000 years. In 2005, we showed the agricultural history until the establishment if the nature. continue
Forestry
The work done in domestic forests is mostly characterized by the human activity, logging, woodland supplement and tree planting. Both procedures are seen on photographs, models and mockups. Herbal-, nest- and bird egg collections refer to the life of the forest. continue