Opening Hours Vajdahunyad Castle Budapest

The Opening Hours of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyad Var) in Budapest are as follows:

Opening hours of the Castle and the Courtyard:

Courtyard, Vajdahunyad Castle

Monday – Sunday, from 00:00 to 24:00

Castle, Vajdahunyad Castle

Vajdahunyad Castle Budapest Opening Times

Vajdahunyad Castle Budapest – Mrcl Badan Photography

Vajdahunyad Var is home of the Hungarian Agricultural Museum, whose opening hours are seasonal (summer opening hours vs. winter opening hours):

  • Monday: Closed (all year)
  • Tuesday – Friday: 10 am – 4 pm (1 November – 31 March), 10 am – 5 pm (April 1 – October 31)
  • Saturday – Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm

Please note: the last admissions to the museum is in half an hour before closing time.

The courts, courtyard of Vajdahunyad Castle are open late at night, or at early dawn. The faux gate of the Vajdahunyad Castle complex is never closed, so you can wander around the courts, take a look at the fascinating buildings as you please: the Romanesque Church, the Gothic Castle, the Renaissance / Baroque Palace, the Anonymous Statue (‘Statue of Anonymus’), the Statue of Count Sandor Karoly, or the boating lake can all be visited.

Church Services in Jak Chapel, Vajdahunyad Castle

Sundays at 12 pm (noon) from Spring to Autumn (approx. March – October)

Every Sunday (except for the winter months) there are services in the Catholic chapel of the Vajdahunyad Castle Budapest. The chapel is not heated, therefore no winter services are held. The chapel is a popular wedding place in Budapest, Hungary.

23 thoughts on “Opening Hours Vajdahunyad Castle Budapest

  1. Travel Europe Reiseveranstaltungs GmbH

    Dear ladies and gentlemen,

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    1. Julia

      Tisztel Hölgyem/Uram,
      mivel nem találtam más elérhetőséget a honlapjukon, itt szeretnék érdeklődni, hogy hozzájárulnának e ahhoz, hogy egy Budapestet népszerűsítő oldalon felhasználjunk néhány képet, ami az önök honlapján található?
      Előre is köszönöm a segítséget!

      1. Vajdahunyad Castle Post author

        Kedves Júlia,
        köszönjük érdeklődését, hamarosan felvesszük Önnel a kapcsolatot emailben.

  2. Tom Rowarth

    I am wanting to try and organise a concert for my choir of Durham University in England’s best singers to sing in the Jak Chapel this summer at some point between 22 and 29th July 2014. How do I go about organising this?

    1. Vajdahunyad Castle Post author

      Dear Tom, thank you for contacting Vajdahunyad Castle regarding a potential Durham University choir concert in the Jak Chapel, Budapest. The telephone of the priest of the Jak Chapel is 00-36-1-251-1359 (Mon – Wed – Fri 10- 13 and 16-18). The chapel, as all Catholic chapels and churches in Hungary, will only allow religious songs to be performed on its premises (classical music and religious music). The Jak Church in Jak village though (the original church and chapel whose replica is in Vajdahunyad Castle) is in western Hungary, outside Budapest, and the phone number for that chapel or rather church is +36 94/356-014.

  3. Adam Wood


    Really looking forward to visiting Budapest over Easter, but I just wanted to confirm whether the castle was open as normal on Good Friday/Easter Sunday?



    1. Vajdahunyad Castle Post author

      Dear Adam,
      yes, from 10 am to 5 pm.
      And also, the Vajdahunyad Castle courtyard is always open, and always worth a visit, as is the City Park, but if you want to see the castle from the inside, it is usually open from Tuesday to Sunday (10 am – 4 pm), and on special holidays from 10 am to 5pm

  4. Dagmar

    Concert. Hello we would like to go to a summer concert, klezmer, dixiland or gipsy at 6. /7. or 8th of August 2015 at the Castle. Where can we buy the tickets and where cn I see the Programm?

    Thank you

    1. Vajdahunyad Castle Post author

      Dear Roeland,
      the Castle courtyard is always open, but if you are interested in visiting the Agriculture Museum inside, I am afraid it won’t be open on Jan 1.

  5. Alexis

    Dear Sir/Madam,

    I would like to know whether it would be possible to organise a wedding in the premises of the castle and who should I contact to organise a visit and discuss all the details.



  6. Antonia

    I am looking for information about reservation and booking procedure for a student group.
    Can you please get back to me via mail?


  7. Jan k.

    How far in advance do I need to purchase tickets for August 2, 2018 concert?
    Do I need to bring a chair or can we sit on the ground?

    1. Vajdahunyad Castle Post author

      Dear Jan,
      No problem, tickets can be purchased on the spot too.
      Chairs are provided, there is no need to bring your own (the seats can be occupied on a first come first served basis).

    1. Vajdahunyad Castle Post author

      Dear Maria,
      yes, there will be special programs on Aug 20, and the museum will be free to visit on this day.

  8. Maria Paz

    Will Vajdahunyad Castle be open to touring on Good Friday, April 19, 2019? What would be the hours for tour visits?

    1. Vajdahunyad Castle Post author

      Dear Maria,
      yes, the Hungarian Agricultural Museum will be open during the whole Easter weekend.
      Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm

  9. Emma Gangbar


    I am trying to purchase 2 tickets online for June 4 and I can not seem to figure out how to do that. Can you please send me the link for this.




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