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Library in the Palace - Guided Tour in English

Pictures about the palace rooms

The main building of the Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library is the one-time Wenckheim Palace. It was built by Count Frigyes Wenckheim, a well-known Hungarian aristocrat of the late 19th century. On our guided tour participants can hear the story of the Wenckheim family and learn about the building, a masterpiece of the Hungarian Neo-Baroque palace architecture while also visiting some areas that are usually closed to the public.

Date: 22nd August (Monday), 10.30am-12pm
Participation fee:
2000 HUF/person

Pre-registration is required via e-mail:, phone: +36 1 411 5054
or in person at the Central Library during the library's opening hours: M, Tue, W, F 10am-6pm, Thu: 10am-8pm, Sat, Sun: closed