- 13 Mar 2018 3:57 PM
9:00 am - Raising the flag of Hungary with military honours at Kossuth Square
In commemoration of the Hungarian Revolution and Independence War of 1848-1849, the flag of Hungary will be raised with military honours at Kossuth Square.
The event will be attended by János Áder, President of the Republic of Hungary.
After hoisting the flag, a procession will head out to the Hungarian National Museum, being the next scene of commemorations. The procession will be led by the Ceremonial Unit of the National Cavalry.
Anyone is free to join the march at any place.
14:00 p.m. - PM Orbán Viktor will deliver his speech.
09:00 am -18:00 pm - Free Family programs in the Buda Castle
On the occasion of the National Day, visitors are welcome in the Buda Castle to participate in traditional programs. At events taking place in several locations, children could take part in skill competitions; craftsman workshops and even prepare their own kokárdas.
On 15th March 2018 the Parliament building and the Visitor Center are not open for visitors.
On 16 March Parliament is open for visitors from 10.00 until 17.00 pm
Due to national holiday, on 16th March 2018 there will be an open day in the House of Parliament. Visitors will have the chance to get a glimpse of the Grand Hall, the Dome Hall and the Holy Crown from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Preliminary registration is not required, the admission is free for all visitors. The approach direction to the Building is from Alkotmány Street. A security check is required prior to entering the House of Parliament. Visitors must not enter the building with large bags, packages or objects capable of causing personal injury, such as pocket knives, knives, gas spray etc.
Along of expected great attendance, long queueing up is probable.
During the open day – from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. – regular visits led by trained guide are also available. These groups depart from the Visitor Centre. The one thousand years of Hungarian legislation exhibition may be also visited from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Hereby we inform you that from 16th March 2018 on the Kossuth Square are open again the Lapidarium and the In memoriam 1956 - memorial and exhibition. Opening hours: Monday-Sunday 10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
The following museuns are open for visitors:
Budapest History Museum/Castle Museum
Institute of Military History and Museum
House of Hungarians