National Archives of Hungary

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The building of the National Archives of Hungary was built on the northern side of the Buda Castle in a historical style after the architect Pecz Samu's plans. The building's structure and wall-paintings were finished in the 1920s. The institution safeguards the most important documents of the Hungarian history, such as documents of historical importance, noble families' archives, records of companies, associations. and state administrative bodies, in the size of about 83,000 linear metres.


Permanent exhibition |exhibition
The exhibition presents us the relation between nationalities, ethnicities and Hungarians thorough historical events. Its main purpose is... More
Temporary exhibition |performance, exhibition, guided tour
The Hungarian bourgeois and aristocratic families, parallel to the development of social policy, brought many welfare and social measures... More
Temporary exhibition |performance, exhibition, guided tour
The exhibition gives a glimpse into the history of a significant, but less well-known family of Hungarian history. Among others, it answers... More
15:00 to 20:00
|kids programme
Puzzles and board games await children, as well as craft workshops where they can make their own wallet, handheld fan or bookmarks.
15:00 to 23:00
|other, performance, guided tour
The palace of the archives, on the north side of the Buda Castle, was designed by Samu Pecz in the 1910s. The rich interior wall paintings... More
15:30 to 23:00
|family & culture, other, guided tour
Connected to the central theme of the Night of Museums, namely "Which connect us: Family and Culture", our archivists will guide the... More
17:00 to 18:00
|family & culture, performance
Discussion with Ágnes Kovács, historian about the book "Family life 300 years ago as it is  depicted in the correpondance of Sándor... More
18:45 to 19:00
|performance, music
The Slovakian Collegium Wartberg's classical music concert before the book launch. They perform music by Johann Nepomuk Hummel.
19:00 to 20:00
|family & culture, performance
The presentation of the volume of "Az Eszterházyak fraknói ifjabb ága.", which has been published by the Szenci City Museum, and which... More