Memento Park

Local nameMemento Park
LocationBudafok-Tétény, Budapest, Hungary

Memento Park is an open-air museum in Budapest, Hungary, dedicated to monumental statues and sculpted plaques from Hungary's Communist period. There are statues of Lenin, Marx, and Engels, as well as several Hungarian Communist leaders. The park was designed by Hungarian architect Ákos Eleőd, who won the competition announced by the Budapest General Assembly in 1991. On public transport diagrams and other documents the park is usually shown as Memorial Park.

A quote by the architect on the project: "This park is about dictatorship. And at the same time, because it can be talked about, described, built, this park is about democracy. After all, only democracy is able to give the opportunity to let us think freely about dictatorship."Memento Park is divided into two sections: Statue Park, officially named "A Sentence About Tyranny" Park after a poem of the same name by Gyula Ilyés, and laid out as 6 oval sections; and…

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Opening hours

Mon - Sun: 10 a.m. till dusk

Admission

Adult: HUF 1500
Student (with ISIC card): HUF 1000

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memento_Park

Official Website http://www.mementopark.hu/

Budapest http://mementopark.budapest/

Phone +36 1 424 7500

Address Balatoni út, 1223 Budapest, Hungary

Coordinates 47°25'34.876" N 18°59'56.138" E

Tours and activities: Memento Park

Budapest Card

from 22 USD

Private Budapest Communist Times and Statue Park Visit Tour

from 70 USD

Budapest Official Memento Park Tour with Transfers

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from 18 USD

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