The maximum number of participants in a group is 30 people. In case the registered number is above the limit, the group will be divided into 2 smaller ones and start the tour a few minutes after one another.
Registration: We would like to kindly inform you that registration is not automatic. Our colleagues check your contact form and confirm your registration or offer another visit date within 48 hours. If you wish to book within 48 hours, please call 06-70-7-01-01-01 for availability between 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ticket prices: Groups over 15 persons get 10% discount. See our ticket prices HERE. Qualification for discounts must be verified at the time of purchase.
Under 15 persons: If the number of visitors changes, please email us! If the number of visitors drops below 15 people you will be asked to pay the extra fee of the private tour, which costs 15 000 HUF.
PROGRAM OPTIONS FOR STUDENTS:
NORMAL – 60 minute guided tour
Visits are tailored to diverse types of audiences, adaptively altered by our professionally trained guides considering the age and interests of the groups. The provided information makes tours more lively and facilitates better understanding of historical tendencies and events. Participants experience an enlightening time travel.
INTERACTIVE – 90 minute interactive guided tour
Extended interactive guided tours are available upon request. Visitors can discover the secret nuclear bunker and hospital and its history in contemporary clothes while executing special tasks and missions. Exercises include activities that were usual in case of emergency situations such as carrying people on stretchers, providing first aid care or putting on gas masks. Quiz questionnaires, team competition and evaluation are optional features of the program. Tour duration is approx. 1,5 hours. The extra charge of the interactive guided tour is 20 000 HUF/group.
Maximum number of participants/group: 20 people
EXTRAMURAL HISTORY LESSON – 45 minute lecture + 60 minute guided tour:
1. Hungary during World War II
The lecture presents Hungary’s role in WWII. The presentation is enlivened with maps and photos about true, undistorted events, human fates and decisions, which led to the devastation of Budapest. During the program the history of the Hospital in the Rock is given special attention, enriched with eye witnesses’ reminiscences.
2. The Life Rescuers
The lesson covers the events of the Holocaust in Hungary focusing on the most significant stories of life rescuers, like Gábor Sztehlo, Raoul Wallenberg, Giorgio Perlasca, and Friedrich Born. We investigate these heroes’ motivation, what made them insist on saving other people’s lives in those desperate times.
3. The 1956 Revolution
The lecture provides an overview of the 1956 revolution, its meaning and impact. During the lesson we examine how the peaceful student demonstration evolved into a fight for freedom, what was Imre Nagy’s role as the prime minister at that time, and how these events influenced Hungary’s history.
4. The Cold War
A lecture befitting the spirit of a former nuclear bunker. In this lesson we cover the history of proxy wars and the nuclear arms race between the USA and the Soviet Unionx from 1945 till 1991.
5. The A-Bomb – the past and present of the nuclear threat
The aim of this lecture is to discuss the past and present of nuclear weapons in the world. Students get acquainted with the details of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, as well as the possible effects of the currently available nuclear weapons in order to draw attention to the untold nuclear threat existing today.