Traffic Museum Budapest
Location: 1142 Budapest Városligeti körút 11, in City Park
Opening hours: Monday: closed, Tuesday to Sunday: 10-17 h, Weekends:10-18
Public transportation: yellow metro line from Deak square until the city park, best perhaps take off at Szechenyi spa, walk afterwards in the Park
Museum’s website: Traffic museum website
The official name of the museum is Technical and Traffic Museum. This is the place perhaps that children most want to see. The museum is located in two different buildings not very far from each other.
The Traffic museum’s
is in the City park can be seen at the map below. The exhibitions can be seen in three different levels. Railway history, history of cars, history of motorcycles, Hungarian navigation, urban traffic, hungarian celebrities, the bridge and road exhibition are the main themes. There are also industrial themes perhaps more interesting for adults like electrical engineering, chemistry, metallurgical museum, foundry, technical study stores. 80% of the exhibition area accessible without assistance even with wheelchairs due to it’s design. Lots of services are available: information, place for kids, baby mamy room, cloakroom, conference room, library, model train, buffet, gift shop.
The other place
is located at the upper level of Petofi hall where more than 50 original airplanes can be seen and can try some of them in simulated form. Aerospace collection also can be found here.
Possibilies, interesting places nearby
(basically everything in the citypark): Szechenyi spa, Vajdahunyad castle, Museum of Fine arts, Art hall, Heroes square, Budapest zoo, Citypark lake, Gundel restaurant, Hemingway restaurant, Budapest Amusement Park, Budapest Great Circus, Iceskating ring in the Citypark, jumping place for kids near the lake, soccer fields, ping-pong tables in the Citypark, Petofi hall – usually pop-rock Concerts been held there, Beer tent, possibility for bicycle or skateboard on a special stucture
The aerial Museum can be found in the Petofi hall’s upper level sometimes referred as Pecsa (Petofi csarnok) in Hungarian not very far from the main building.