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Memento Park - Budapest
The entrance of the Statue park with the statues of Lenin and Marx and Engels
Address: 1223, Budapest Balatoni út - Szabadkai utca sarok
Phone number: (1) 424-7500
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 10-sunset
Permanent exhibitions
Scaffold
Monumental boots of Stalin symbolising dictatorship and its failure are in the centre of the exhibition. These are the world-wide known symbol of irrepressible wish for freedom. The location of the exhibition, the Memento Park, recalls symbolic moments for the fight for freedom in three thematic units. continue
Socialist monument
This crude, monumental brick wall has all the characteristic elements of socialist realism (pillars, arches, wall spaces). It wishes to create the illusion that it is a natural successor to classical architecture, but in its own legitimate terms. The imposing facade has only one "small fault" - the building behind it is missing. continue