Adult groups

Guided Tours ››

A Visit to the Palatine Crypt ››



in English, French, German, Italian and Russian



We offer guided tours in the Permanent Collection as well as the Temporary Exhibitions. However there is also the possibility to arrange specially tailored thematic tours. Far from aiming to heap up information and yoke the participants under a plethora of Art Historical terms and dates we instead focus on building the already existing knowledge of the visitors. We strive to provide a challenging as well as entertaining way to pass on information all the while also highlighting the bigger picture and place the Art Work observed within the broader context of art history. 


Suggested themes: All parts of the Permanent Collection, All Temporary Exhibitions, Hungarian History as Told through Art, the History of the Buda Palace, The Relationship between Literature and the Fine Arts, Travel around the World, Heroes and Legends, Saints and Angels, Love and Passion

Duration:  60 minutes

Maximum number of participants:  30 people

Fee:  10 000 HUF / group, 115 persons; 12 500 HUF / group,15-30 persons 
(In Hungarian: for 115 persons 8000 HUF, for 1530 persons 10 000 HUF)
Meeting point: Information desk

Please note that it is necessary to make prior arrangements at least one week before your planned visit!


Permanent Collections:  Apply here ››

Frida Kahlo exhibition: Apply here ››


Before applying, please read the General Information about group visits here: Group visits ››  






Did you know that beneath the exhibition halls of the Hungarian national gallery - within the former Buda Castle chapel - the Palatine Crypt of the Habsburgs can to be found? This extraordinary guided tour is going to grant you entrance to this unique hidden sight. Not only are you going to be able to discover how the Habsburgs were buried but you are also going to find out which Hungarian artists took part in the designing of the elaborate tombs. Anticipate the moment when the Museum Educator lifts the veil on the fascinating History of the Crypt and find out what happened to the Crypt during the two World Wars and afterwards. 


Duration: 30 minutes

Maximum number of participants: 15 people

Fee: 5000 HUF / group (foreign language: 8000 Ft / group) and 600 / person entrance fee to the crypt

Meeting point: Building C, information desk


Please note that it is necessary to make prior arrangements at least one week before your planned visit! Register here ››