Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art

International and Hungarian modern art

Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art

Why visit: contemporary art

Getting to the Ludwig Museum: Take the Suburban Railway (HÉV) from Boráros tér to Lágymányosi Bridge station (Boráros tér – Csepel route), or Streetcar 2 to Millenniumi Kulturális Központ station.

The Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art collects international and Hungarian art, and displays artworks from the past 50 years that have been collected by Peter and Irene Ludwig. Their intention was to bring East and West closer through art. Their donation of 70 contemporary pieces is the basis of Ludwig's collection. Valuable American Pop Art, such as pieces by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg and Jasper Johns, as well as significant works of hyperrealism from Chuck Close, Malcom Morley and Richard Estes can be seen.

Artworks representing the Eastern-European avant-garde from the 1960s and 70s are displayed parallel with the Western tendencies.

Opening hours:
Tuesday - Sunday: 10 am to 8 pm

Entrance fees:
Adult: HUF 2,400
Student & senior: 50% off
Children under 6: free

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