Museum of Fine Arts

European paintings, drawings and sculptures

Museum of Fine Arts
Millennium Monument and the Museum of Fine Arts

The Museum of Fine Arts is closed for renovations. The reopening is planned for March 2018.

Why visit: art history, Spanish art collection, Italian art collection, architecture

The Museum of Fine Arts (Szépművészeti Múzeum), founded in 1896 and opened in 1906, features the history of visual arts in Europe. Dedicated to paintings, drawings and sculptures of European origin, one of the highlights of its permanent exhibit is the horseman sculpture carved by Leonardo da Vinci. The museum also has an extensive collection of 19th and 20th century paintings and it has the second largest Spanish art collection outside Spain.

Sculptures include Italian works dating back to the 4th century, as well as French, English, German, and Dutch artworks from the 13th century. Egyptian and ancient art, Medieval drawings and Late Gothic paintings are also part of the collection.

For Hungarian works of art visit the Hungarian National Gallery.

Getting to the Museumof Fine Arts:
Take the Millennium Underground (M1) to Heroes' Square

Opening hours:
Tuesday - Sunday: 10 am to 5:30 pm

Entrance fees:
Adult: permanent exhibitions: HUF 1,600, temporary exhibitions: HUF 2,000
Child, student & senior: 50% off
Budapest Card: 10% off
Combined tickets and advance purchase tickets are also available.

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