Visit „Night of the Museum” – Budapest and throughout Hungary – 2016.

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Whether you are a thrifty culture vulture  or you are just planning an awesome stay, looking for cool things to do this upcoming „Museum Nights” in Budapest or at  any other cities in Hungary … catch up the art and at the great museums which feed your curious mind for only the price of one wrist strap. For adults 1500HUF, children 600HUF, under 6 years free of charge. The wrist strap can be purchased at the Budapest’s and regions museums participating in the event. For adults 1500HUF, children 600HUF, under 6 years free of charge. So with the bracelet  pay-what-you-wish hours handy! The wrist strap can be purchased at the Budapest’s and regions museums participating in the event.

This year in Budapest 60, at the city of Kecskemét 11 and at other regions cities 129 museums joined the program. The organisers announced there will be a call for applications for this year’s Night of the Museums in Kecskemét. These will motivate those public collections and galleries participating in the Night of the Museums to provide the richest offer of programs. The most innovative initiatives program will also be receiving the “public choice award”. The “Museum Night” starting off at noontime on June, 25. 2016 and ends 2.30 a.m. Some highlight places sure to be visited are: Bozsó collection, the International Ceramics Studio, the Photographic Museum and Leskowsky Instrument Collection  and other 47 locations await visitors this night. The venues can be reached back-and-forth on the local popular retro buses.

The theme of this year’s Night of the Museums is namely  “Heros, explorers, innovators” and its “Capital” is at the City of Kecskemét. It was the home town of József Katona, the writer of Bánk Bán – the message of patriotism. This year Hero Training – Hősképző will operate whist playing detective, and a number of other challenges and adventures await visitors to the museum that night. At the Deri Museum in Debrecen throughout the day the play’s heroes will encounter while remembering József Katona – Bank Ban and Melinda figure  when-and-where all over the city  the sharp-eyed visitors can catch a hold  of the pops up figures.

This year will be running in  Budapest as usually  BKK Museum Bus, which can make use of the  wristband holders. The buses take the visitors to seven different routes between  6 p.m. – 2.30 a.m. Visitors arriving to the Budapest’s museum may travel by the use of MÁV-START Zrt. or the GYSEV trains with 50% of casual round off the country from any domestic station of Budapest, Debrecen, Nagykanizsa, Szeged, Szombathely and Kecskemét trains arriving on June 25 evening until early the next morning. The discount ticketing options and usage conditions of the detailed information found at the MÁV group’s website  www.mavcsoport.hu. In Budapest for the first time, namely environmental consciousness – electric cars will run between the smaller museums in the flagship event sponsor by E.ON.

The wristbands can be purchased at the Budapest museums participating in the program and locations, or co-operating partners of the event  also at the station’s ticket booth of  the BKK – Budapest Transport  Center. With the valid  wrist strap all the affiliated institutions in Budapest and outside the capital participating museums  can ride  to inspect the permanent and temporary exhibitions.  Better to keep in mind to the fact that some institutions are bound by the pre-registration entry due to limited spaces. Region admission tickets to local museums can be bought at the cities museums box office.

Wherever your footsteps take you … beside easing the hunger to cultural alternatives, … the local gastronomy places going around the clock is noteworthy to stop by as perfect way to start the Nights of the Museum!

Update by Aggie Reiter

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