Magyar Kereskedelmi és Vendéglátóipari Múzeum

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Study Collection
permanent exhibition
2011-11-30 - 2014-12-31

This collection contains a myriad of rare or no longer used objects from the world of trade and tourism. You can become acquainted with these unique items from the two professions in thematically organised units in seventeen show-cases.

'I have never had home...'
permanent exhibition
2011-12-06 - 2014-12-31

Stages in the life of Gyula Krúdy

The exhibition invites the visitors to rooms where Krúdy spent the last three years of his life and where he died in Óbuda. One of the rooms presents the hotels, both good and bad, the rented rooms and bourgeois homes where Krúdy spent his days from 1896 to 1933.

Advertisement Boards
permanent exhibition
2011-12-06 - 2014-12-31

Selection from the trade and the hospitality collection

'Good advertisements are aesthetic, and good advertisements are indispensable in society. Advertisements are products of trade, and trade is the result of the ever increasing life standards of humanity.'

/Lajos Kassák/

'A good merchant is the benefactor of the world'
Two centuries of Hungarian trade
2013-06-14 - 2014-12-31

After nearly ten years of interval, we have opened a new permanent exhibition on the history of trade. This exhibition presents two centuries of the development and the history of Hungarian trade, including measuring, fairs and markets. Objects representing vocational trade education in the past are on display, and the athmosphere of old shops and shopwindows can also be experienced.

Beauty and advertisements
Female ideals at the beginnig of the 20th century
2014-03-20 - 2014-05-31

temporary exhibition

The exhibition showing five decades of the history of fashion and advertising presents the roles of women in advertising using rarely seen items from the Hungarian Museum of Trade and Tourism.
'Beauty and advertisements' covers changing fashions from 1900 to 1940, also providing the chance to follow changes in female fashion ideal and fashion in the twentieth century.

GRAPHIC WORLDVIEW – Travelogue by Géza Dámosy
temporary exhibition
2014-04-11 - 2014-05-11

Géza Dámosy is an architect, graphic artist and world traveller, who was also the leader of the Reflector pantomime group for ten years in Bonn. He takes journeys around the world annually meanwhile he writes and draws his experiences. This selection of his work presents restaurants, churches and people as well offering us to place them into our world.

Hungarian Museum of Trade and Tourism
1036 Budapest,
Korona tér 1.
Tel.: 375-62-49

sustaining institute :

<p>Rádió C</p>

<p>Budapest Times & Zeitung</p>

<p>Pesti Est</p>

<p>Anna Lindh Foundation</p>