Budapest Museum of Ethnography is one of the largest of its kind in Europe. Its permanent exposition "Hungarian Traditional Culture" focuses on lifestyle, traditions, art and culture of Hungarian peasantry. It features a vast variety of household objects, photographic and video materials as well as music recordings. The exposition comprises a diverse field of activities - hunting, bee-keeping, fishing, cattle breeding and crop-growing, craftsmanship and cooking. It showcases everything from tools and kitchen utensils to national costumes, and acquaints its visitors with rites and traditions, religious practices and other spheres of life. It features traditional culture of other European nations as well. The museum is housed in the former Hungarian Supreme Court building, which presents a harmonious fusion of various architectural styles - renaissance, baroque and classicism. Thanks to its luxurious ambiance and convenient location in the very center of Budapest, the museum has acquired a leading role on the cultural scene of the city.
Kossuth Lajos tér 12
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