Art and music at one place! Follow the footsteps of kings and queens in the Castle Gardens, enjoy an intimate mini concert, fabulous paintings and take a walk in the charming streets of the Castle District, full of legends and stories of great composers.
The Museum is situated on Buda Castle Hill within a stone’s throw from the Fishermen’s Bastion in a Baroque style palace, built in 1750-1769. It displays lots of memorabilia including personal belongings, handwritten scores and letters by Hungarian composers such as Liszt, Bartók, Dohnányi, Lajtha. Information in relating to Bartók’s and Kodály’s project of collecting traditional folk music can be also found here. Historical music instruments – cimbalom, two pianos (Béla Bartók’s Boesendorfer piano as well), zithers and clavichord are to satisfy those who are interested in hearing their voices, since visitors can listen to recordings of the exhibited instruments and many unique sound documents.
- Visiting the collection with an expert guide and a private classical music concert to enjoy the sounds of Béla Bartók’s famous Boesendorfer piano at the Music Hall located on the first floor with a breathtaking panorama overlooking Pest side and the Houses of Parliament. According the group’s interests shorter and longer concerts are also available, as well as lectures in connection to the great Hungarian composers.