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.

150th Anniversary of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise

Beside the customary guided tours in the building and in the storage rooms, we install two chamber exhibitions on the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 for the occasion of the Night of Museums.


Permanent exhibition |exhibition, guided tour
Signitures of seven centuries at one exhibition! In our interactive exhibition, you can see the signatures of King Matthias, István Dobó,... More
Temporary exhibition |performance, exhibition, guided tour
Our temporary exhibition commemorate the 150th annyversary of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise. We demonstrate the era with displaying... More
Temporary exhibition |exhibition, guided tour
The aim of the exhibition is to present the Austro-Hungarian Customs Union, the industrialization, and economic modernization through... More
15:00 to 20:00
|kids programme, creative workshop
Puzzles and board games await children, as well as craft workshops where they can make their own wallet, handheld fan or bookmarks.
15:30 to 22:00
|attraction, performance, treasuring our heritage, guided tour
Connected to one of the central themes of the Night of Museums, namely "Safeguarding", our archivists will guide the visitors through our... More
16:00 to 22:00
|attraction, performance, treasuring our heritage, guided tour
The palace of the archives, on the north side of the Buda Castle, was designed by the architect Samu Pecz in the 1910s. The rich... More
18:00 to 20:00
Dress up in historic costume and have made your portrait with our court photographer! The decorative interior of our archive will provide... More