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Postal Stamp Museum (Belyegmuzeum)

District VII / Jewish Quarter
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Address: Harsfa u. 47, Budapest, Hungary
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+36 1 341 5526
10:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:00

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Being an avid stamp collector, I could not pass up the opportunity to visit this place. I saw stamps that have been issued in the world, rare stamps and also fake ones. Some... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 407 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Being an avid stamp collector, I could not pass up the opportunity to visit this place. I saw stamps that have been issued in the world, rare stamps and also fake ones. Some stamps are bigger than others, more beautiful than others, irregular shapes as not the normal, common rectangular / squarish types. Themes of stamps varied but common ones... More 

Thank GAN L
Rochester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

As a collector of stamps from early childhood I wanted to go to this museum. The museum has stamps from every country of the world even if they no longer exist. You have to ring the bell to get in. The man that took our money sporke little English but was very helpful. When we went upstairs we were asked... More 

2 Thank Amplegirl
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Reviewed 1 October 2014

This stamp museum is a must for stamp collectors. They have a massive collection of world stamps which you are allowed to view. The staff are helpful even though English for them is difficult. It is easy to spend a few hours here. I spent an hour but was disappointed that I could not take any photos.

2 Thank Yvonne V
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2014

As a stamp collector in my childhood, I decided to go to this museum as it was close to my hotel. Stamps from Hungary and Poland were quite a treasure. What a little gem .. there are 500,000 stamps on display in catalogued sliding boards. Apparently just a fraction of their 10,000,000 stamp collection. Stamps not just from Hungary but... More 

4 Thank Jennymac1274
Ashdod, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2013

Amazing exhibited stamp collection ! I'd spend 2 h and unfortunately interrupted due lack of time. They hold stamp from states that not exists more !!! Fee is 500 F , is less than cup of coffee in many places in Budapest !

3 Thank fesma94
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2012 via mobile

This little museum was one of the highlights of my trip to Budapest! Many interesting displays and knowleagable guides. A must see for stamp collectors!

3 Thank MJBruce
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Reviewed 22 October 2012

I only collected stamps as a child but in the 1950's the Magyar Post stamps were special. I had to see this museum because of this. Well, if you have the time it is quite the experience. Somewhere I read that this small museum holds 13 million stamps. I spent about 2 hours there and could have spent the day.... More 

3 Thank Williamdan
Sarasota, Florida
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Reviewed 25 September 2011

This museum is a secret gem. The sheer number of exhibited stamps is amazing: it is the largest stamp museum in the world, and a must for anyone even vaguely interested in stamps.

2 Thank sarandi2

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District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly Moorish in style, crowned by the twin onion shaped domes, the Synagogue is the very emblem of District VII and one of the main attractions in the capital.
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