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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: 01.03-31.10.: Tue-Sun 10-17
01.11-28.02.: Tue-Fri 10-16, Sat-Sun 10-17
Actual
2011.06.22. - 2019.12.31.
Domestication of horses changed the course of human history. Domesticated helped people populate inland and spreading of nomadic people. Horses provided transportation, changed ways of hunting, warfare and last but not least, agriculture. Just like other domesticated animals, horses provided meat and milk. They represented value in society. These roles existed side by side for centuries, though with ever changing significance. continue
agriculture, animal husbandry, economy, horse transportation, military sciences, public road, public transport, services, temporary exhibition
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
Gild jug
The exhibition demonstrates one of the oldest occupations of the Hungarians. At the introductory part the visitors may learn of the traditional ways of fishing and its equipments. We pay more attention to the fishing guilds, fish market, fishing in the bigger rivers and lakes, and artificial fish rearing. 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
Apiary
We will find those collected for nutritional, therapeutic or tool making reasons. This exhibition also gives an outline of the earth histoy, through which we can trace the development of the flora. Silkworm-breeding and bee-keeping are also represented. continue
Great bustard
The Hungarian conservation began in the 19th century and was successful before WWI. Many of the areas designated between WWI-WWII and in the 1870s are presented in the exhibition. The protected flora and fauna and the geological values are illustrated by maps, stuffed animals, and minuets. continue
Hunting room
We can find this exhibition on the first floor of the gothic wing of Vajdahunyadvár. It has 4 different divisions: gun hall, world record trophies hall, wild animals hall, and the fina and applied arts hall connecting to it. continue
Thrashing: Kiskunhalas, the 1910ÔÇÖs
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
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