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New Hungarian Museum of Transport – participants announced

  • 25 September 2018

The pre-qualification phase of the design competition for the new Hungarian Museum of Transport has ended. Besides the previously invited eleven architects, four more applicants were given the opportunity to participate in the contest. The design competition for this large-scale cultural development in the area of the Northern Maintenance Depot in Budapest has attracted a great deal of interest worldwide, with 90 valid applications.

International Design Competition launched for the new Hungarian Museum of Transport

  • 09 August 2018

The Hungarian Museum of Transport, one of the oldest transport museums in Europe will be rebuilt on a historically significant brownfield site in Budapest. The museum has launched an international design competition to select the best team of architects for its ambitious redevelopment program.

New Ikarus Bus in our Collection

  • 28 March 2018

The newest piece in the collection of the Museum of Transport: the Ikarus 396.27 long-distance bus.

A remarkable piece restored – Mi-2 is being renewed

  • 05 April 2018

HA-BCB register number, Mi-2 helicopter is being renewed.

The newest piece of the Museum of Transport: Renault 16

  • 09 May 2018

After the Ikarus buses that the Museum purchased in the last few months, this time we got a special vehicle for our collection.

The Hungarian Museum of Transport at the Mobility Week

  • 22 September 2017

The Hungarian Museum of Transport had a huge success during the opening weekend of the European Mobility Week and Car Free Day, between the 16th and 17th of September.

The visual identity design of the Hungarian Museum of Science, Technology and Transport has renewed

  • 29 August 2017

The visual identity design of the Hungarian Museum of Science, Technology and Transport has been completely renewed. The new colours, the new logos, and the new webpage reflect the image of a vivid and modern institution. Beside the almost one-hundred-year-old Museum of Transport, which is currently being renewed, the image of the other technology-oriented member institutions has been modernised as well. The new image was created by MITTE Communications based on the results of the tender.

Hit the Road! International Travelling Exhibition of the Hungarian Museum of Transport – First Stop Istanbul

  • 08 May 2018

The newest exhibition of the Hungarian Museum of Transport opened on the 26th of April, with the co-operation of the Balassi Institute, the Hungarian Institute in Istanbul. Two exhibitions opened simultaneously – one in the Hungarian Institute in Istanbul, the other in the Koç Museum – which commemorate the Budapest–Istanbul motorist tour, a significant race of the dawn of automobilism. The exhibition was opened by Balázs Hendrich consul general and Gábor Zsigmond, deputy general director of the Hungarian Museum of Transport, and will be displayed in Sofia and Bucharest later.

Nearly 1100 new pictures available on Fortepan

  • 17 January 2018

The joint project of the renewing Museum of Transport and Fortepan goes on – Nearly 1100 photographs are available online, free of charge

The Most Beautiful Articulated Bus in the Collection of the Museum of Transport

  • 12 February 2018

A bus with famously beautiful design was acquired by the Museum of Transport. Our newest piece: Ikarus EAG E94G, articulated bus.

The Transport Museum's joint call with Fortepan

  • 30 November 2017

A joint call of the Hungarian Museum of Transport and Fortepan archive concerning archival material about Budapest metroline M3.