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Budapest History Museum - Aquincum Museum - Budapest
Address: 1031, Budapest Szentendrei út 135-139.
Phone number: (1) 250-1650, (1) 430-1081
Opening hours: Temporarily closed.
The first excavation in Hungary can also be connected to Aquincum : at the end of the 18th century at the time of the reign of Mary Teresa István Schönvisner University teacher found the sauna of the military bath on Óbuda. The excavations started in 1881 and they still last today. First the amphitheatre was excavated and then the center of the old civic town. The Museum of Aquincum was founded to show the findings in 1894. continue
Permanent exhibitions
A taste of the exhibition
The exhibition hall is now spacious enough to hold the freshly restored mosaics and wall paintings from the governor's palace excavations. The visitors can also see monumental statues which formerly stood in sanctuaries, the dolphin fountain or a reconstruction of a large ornamental stone vessel (crater). These objects all reflect the luxurious nature of the palace's interior. continue
Storages of the Budapest Historic Museum preserved one of the largest archaeology collections in Hungary. An archaeology collection with millions of objects from ancient times to the Original Settlement is located in the Aquincum Museum. continue