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Titanic Exhibition in Budapest
July 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
The Titanic Exhibition is in Budapest till 14. January 2018.
- Plenty of artifacts rescued from the wreck,
- historical records and information,
- a film screening sheds light on the fate of the tragic ocean liner.
An audio guide in English, Hungarian, German, Czech and Slovak languages provides information on the objects on display as well as historical background of the era.
Address: Király utca 26. Budapest 1061, district VII.
It’s easily accessible from any point of the city:
- M1, M2, M3 metro lines – Get off at Deák tér station, then a couple of minutes walk
- Trams No. 47 and No. 49 – get off at Deák tér stop
- Trolley buses No. 70 and No. 78 – Akácfa utca stop, a short walk from there
The exhibit welcomes visitors till 31. December 2017. On 24 – 25. December (Christmas) and 01. January 2018 the exhibition is closed.
- Exhibition: every day: 09.00 – 20.00
- Cashier: every day: 08.30 – 18.30
An audio guide is included in the price. Easy to use, in English, Hungarian, German, Czech and Slovak languages.
Just press the appropriate button shown next to a cabinet and listen to the information. You can stop any time, increase or decrease the volume by the press of a button.
- Adult: 3 400 HUF
- Children (ages: 6 – 14): 2 200 HUF
- Students, retirees (valid ID is req.): 2 700 HUF
- Family ticket (2 + 2): 8 800 HUF
- Visitors with disability (disability card is req.): 1 900 HUF, free entry for accompanying person
- Adult group (min. 10 persons)*: 3 200 HUF
- Child/student group*: 1 900 HUF
- Adult: 3 900 HUF
- Children (ages: 6 – 14): 2 700 HUF
- Students, retirees (valid ID is req.): 3 400 HUF
- Family ticket (2 + 2): 9 900 HUF
- Visitors with disability (disability card is req.): 2 400 HUF, free entry for accompanying person
- Adult group (min. 10 persons)*: 3 500 HUF
- Child/student group*: 2 400 HUF
* Group rates apply from minimum 10 persons. A valid reservation and reservation confirmation at least two days prior to the visit is required. After every 10 group tickets, one accompanying ticket is provided for free.
It’s one the most popular travelling exhibitions in the world with hundreds of original artifacts brought back from nearly 4 km depth.
- If you are fan of the James Cameron movie or interested in the history of the famous luxury ship then you definitely must see the exhibit. You can easily get to the location from everywhere in Budapest.
- A truly atmospheric exhibition with sounds and lighting effects and masterfully arranged objects, reconstructed cabins, dining rooms.
- An awesome program for a rainy day or when it’s too hot or too cold for outdoor activities.
- It’s an fun educational activity for kids, recommended from ages 6 in my opinion. I took our two boys (aged 6 and 13) and they enjoyed it, especially with the audio guide in their hands. TIP: Takes at least 1,5 – 2 hrs from “boarding the ship till getting off” so younger kids might loose interest and get tired after a time.
Although the number of visitors let in is limited, to avoid crowd, time your visit on a weekday morning. Evening hours and weekends tends to be more popular.
It takes about 2 hours to to properly view everything, so take your time and enjoy the journey back in time.
After paying four our tickets we received our boarding passes on which names of the real travellers were written.
The first part of the exhibit provides historical background on the era – the arly 1900s – the Titanic was built and started its first and last voyage (1912).
The information and facts might seem too much at first glance but thely really lend context to the whole exhibit and the story of the ship.
Lots of objects brought up from nearly 4000 m depth (fixtures from the engine room and a wall sconce from the 1st class).
Király utca is long street stretching from Deák Square till Lövölde tér in district VI.
The Synagogue in Dohány Street, one of the most beautiful synagogue in the world, is just an 8-minute walk from the Titanic Exhibition venue.
The neighbouring streets are the heart of historic Jewish Budapest with more synagogues and a range of cultural attractions.
Drop by a ruin pub in Kazinczy utca to see what’s all the hype about them. The most famous ruin bar is Szimpla that is also home to a farmers’ market on Sundays.