The Royal Palace was severely damaged during World War II and was later rebuilt as a museum. For this reason you cannot find royal enteriors anymore between the walls of the Buda Castle. There are four cultural institutions operating in the Castle at the moment: the Hungarian National Gallery, the Budapest History Museum, St. Stephen’s Hall and the National Széchényi Library.

Entering the castle district by car or taxi is only possible in exceptional cases, through the Secretariat of the Deputy General Director (, by registrating (2-3 working days before visit) with the license plate number, specifying the purpose and expected time of arrival. Permission to enter the Hunyadi Courtyard for our entrance “B” (where waiting is permitted for a limited time) can be required from Várkapitányság Nonprofit Zrt.
Wheelchairs are available for free during your visit at the Gallery. Please ask the assistance of our colleagues.
The exhibitions of the Hungarian National Gallery can be accessed from building B – staff entrance.

The Dome can be visited with a valid ticket for the permanent collection.  The panorama can be viewed during opening hours form 10 am to 5 pm.

Visiting the Palatine Crypt is only possible with our tourguide and it is necessary to make prior arrangements via e-mail address.  Entrance fee to permanent exhibition, plus the fee of the guided tour: HUF 20.000  / group (in foreing language). Maximum number of participants per group: 15 people. Duration of the visit: 30 minutes.

It is worth to let infants immerse in the maravillous world of art, since they can be mesmerized easily by the diversity of colours and shapes.

– The Kids’ Corner of the MuseumShop offers several books for children to take a liking to the arts. They also can help for parents to make museum visits a special and entertaining trip for the whole family. You can find the link of the webshop clicking the link below:

– You can get information about the family amenities of the Museum clicking the following link:

– We offer some recommended mini-tours among infants with their parents also can find some  entertainment:

It is possible to purchase tickets to the date of your visit for the exhibitions and programmes of the Museum via the following webshops:

–  Jegymester:

–  Ligetplusz:

More information can be found about purchasing in advance klicking the link below:

The Museum of Fine Arts – Hungarian National Gallery ceased to issue authentication and expertise documents on 1 September 2008. In relation to genuineness and value of artworks we recommend you to contact BÁV Auction HouseJudit Virág Gallery, or Kieselbach Gallery.