THE MAINTAINER OF THE INSTITUTION

 

The Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum is maintained by the “The Rock” Museum Public Benefit Foundation. The Foundation was established in 2015 and its mission is to show that it is possible to behave as a person in dictatorships and wartime, and to choose the good. The real heroes are those who heal and help, not take the lives of others. It also aims to present the true face of the war, to convey an authentic history to the general public, with an educational purpose. The Foundation operates independently of parties, ideologies and churches, and operates the museum and its other functions without state support, from its own revenues and donations.

OPENING HOURS

WEEKDAYS

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

12:00 – 18:00

10:00  – 19:00

10:00 – 18:00

Guided tours start every hour in Hungarian. Last tour starts at 5 P. M. The cash desk closes at 5 P.M.

Guided tours start every 30-60 minutes in Hungarian. Last tour starts at 6 P. M. The cash desk closes at 6 P.M.

Guided tours start every 30-60 minutes in Hungarian. Last tour starts at 5 P. M. The cash desk closes at 5 P.M.

The museum is CLOSED on January 1, November 1, December 24-25 and December 31. On the other days of the year (excluding National Holidays and Night of the Museum in June) we welcome our visitors with the above opening hours.

GENERAL RULES OF VISIT

GUIDED TOUR

The museum can only be visited as part of a guided tour. Groups over 8 people need to register in advance.

60 MINUTES

The length of the normal guided tour is 60 minutes – During the guided tour you will see all the exhibitions of the museum with the help of our professional guides.

PHOTO

It is not allowed to make photos, videos or audio recordings. We do not sell photo tickets.

UNDER 6 YEARS

Due to the disturbing and shocking design of the exhibition, young children under the age of 6 are not allowed to visit the museum.

UNDER 12 YEARS

Not recommended for children under 12 years of age, but can be visited with the approval and supervision of a parent / guardian.

CASHLESS

At the vending machines it is only possible to pay by credit card, at the cash register by credit card and SZÉP card. Cash payment is not welcomed.

FOR THE SAFE VISIT

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

Immunity certificate is necessary!

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According to Government Decree 194/2021 (IV. 26.), the museum can only be visited by those over the age of 18 who have the Hungarian immunity certificate. Presentation of the ID is required upon entry. If necessary, our employees can request the presentation of an identity card.

Expiration date extension!

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The expiration date of prepayed and partner vouchers issued before April 30, 2021 will be extended by 6 months, so that our visitors can use them for 18 months instead of 12 for museum programs.

Face mask is mandatory

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Wearing a face mask is mandatory in the museum. Thank you for your understanding!

between 6-18 years of age

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Under the age of 18, you can visit the museum without immunity certificate (over the age of 6), with an adult escort who has the Hungarian immunity certificate.

Maximum group size

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For the safety of our visitors and staff, the group size for individual visitors is temporarily 10 people. Due to limited capacity, we recommend that you purchase your ticket online in advance.

Hungarian tours only

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Guided tours in English are currently not available, but you can ask for a multilingual disposable paper information sheet during the tour. The use of audioguides is temporarily paused.

Limited program offer

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We do not hold museum lessons and lectures temporarily (interactive and incentive guided tours are available on request).

Cashless museum

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According to sustainable development, our museum has become cashless. The museum’s vending machines offer the possibility to pay by credit card (we accept SZÉP cards at the cash register).

MUSEUM PROGRAMS

 

The Museum offers three different programs. All three programs include guided tour in the museum. Please take a look at the short summary below to decide which program suits the best your requirements.

Egyszerű tárlatvezetés, akkreditált képzés és közhasznú program. Mindhárom program tartalmazza a teljes múzeumi tárlatvezetést.

HISTORY ACADEMY

Accredited online adult education program from the results of over 10 years of professional work for those who want to learn more. During the program, you can take part in a museum tour and gain access to the History Academy’s online training platform.

PUBLIC BENEFIT PROGRAM

With the help of the public benefit program, you support the activities of the “The Rock” Museum Public Benefit Foundation, which maintains the museum. We will offer you a museum visit as a non-consideration service if you donate a specified amount [350/2011. (XII. 30.) Government Decree on Certain Issues in the Management of Non-Governmental Organizations, Fundraising, and Public Benefit, 1. § (5) a), b), 4. § (1) e), 6. §].

SIMPLE MUSEUM VISIT

If you are arriving in a group or paying with SZÉP card, we recommend the simple museum visit program for you – it contains the guided tour only.

LIVE MAP TO THE HOSPITAL IN THE ROCK

 

From the Matthias Church we can reach the underground Hospital in the Rock Musuem in just a few minutes walk. Walk along Szentháromság street until Árpád Tóth promenade, where at the foot of the castle wall – opposite the Matthias Church -, a staircase and an elevator lead to Lovas street. When you get down there, turn right and after 3 meters you can already see the entrance to the museum.