The National Gallery, within Buda Castle, predominantly features Hungarian painters from the 19th to the 20th century alongside a collection of sculptures and medals. The Contemporary Collection of the Gallery has been collecting Hungarian artworks from 1945 to the present day. It aims at becoming an assemblage that is capable of presenting, next to overall tendencies, styles and outstanding artists, artistic phenomenon that used to and still characterise the artistic life of Hungary in the last few decades.The museum houses the Palatinal Crypt, the burial place of the Habsburg palatines (viceroys), who governed Hungary from the late 17th century till 1848.
- Access to the Hungarian National Gallery included the Habsburg crypt plus interactive tour. Guests have the option of various interactive tour themes (60 mins), tailored to the group’s need ‘Music and Paintings’ or ‘Love and Paintings’ etc. all of which are conducted by art historian.