Memento Park

Local nameMemento Park
LocationBaross Gábor-telep, Budapest, Deutschland

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 Illyés, and laid out as 6 oval sections;…

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Budapest Card from 22 USD

Opening hours

Mon - Sun: 10 a.m. till dusk


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

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +36 1 424 7500

Address Balatoni út, 1223 Budapest, Hungary

Coordinates 47°25'34.876" N 18°59'56.139" E

Tours and activities: Memento Park

Budapest Card

from 22 USD

Private Budapest Communist Times and Statue Park Visit Tour

from 70 USD

Budapest's Memento Park 3 hour Private Excursion with a Historian

from 350 USD

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