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Post Office Museum (Postamuzeum)
Ranked #217 of 614 things to do in Budapest
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Reviewed January 10, 2015

Not being very popular, this museum is quite hard to access - you have to tell the concierge in the lobby that you're heading there, he will call the museum staff and then take you to the elevator. The entrance fee is 500 HUF. In spite of the fact that the museum is absolutely deserted, the staff (a young man) seemed quite grumpy to have been disturbed (woken up?) He was quite rude, and but for him, my experience of this museum would have been much better!
There you will find different exhibits connected with Hungarian post, some snippets of information about the history of development of the postal system. Some information is only available in Hungarian (like in most of their museums).

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Reviewed October 1, 2014

This was a highlight for me in Budapest, as a keen stamp collector. The museum had items related to postal history in Hungry, from post boxes, to postal cars, motor bikes, telegram, signs, and a few examples of old style post offices. I thoroughly enjoyed this museum and my travel com pagan who is not a stamp collector also enjoyed it. Staff very helpful, large range of stamps available for purchase.

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Reviewed October 14, 2011

This museum is located in the last remaining mansion on Andrassy boulevard in Budapest that is in original condition and owned by an individual. It's a palace, and the museum is an exhibition in two senses. First, it's a set of sumptuous rooms in original condition inside this palace. Second, the collection itself is fascinating. They have incredibly interesting things. For example, they have a room with a range of transmission devices, such as teletype and morse code, etc. going back 100 years. A section showing mail delivery vehicles going back a century. A variety of really old switchboards. A full post office reception area from way back when.

I went to most of the major Budapest museums, and I stumbled on this one. It's close to the Opera and I wanted to look inside this mansion, which is undergoing renovation. I walked up the inside steps (snapping a bunch of pictures of the incredible interiors) and came to the doors of the museum. I am so glad I went in and you will be too.

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