Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center Tours
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Leading the charge for contemporary Hungarian photography, photographer Robert Capa famously captured the Spanish Civil War and World War II, as well as the wars in China and Vietnam, on film. He became known as one of the top war photographers of his time. Today, the Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center aims to display and promote the best in documentary and modern photography from Hungary and around the world.
Housed in a beautiful Art Nouveau building, the museum is constantly bringing in new talent to showcase as well as exhibiting some of Capa’s best and rarest work. Famously he remarked “‘If your picture isnt good enough, you’re not close enough.” Temporary exhibitions rotate frequently, but are always showcasing the best in modern visual arts — often with the use of multimedia and LCD projection. The walls are lined with some of the most striking and significant imagery you’ll see coming from behind the lens today.
Located in Budapest’s theater district, the photography center is open daily from 11 am to 7 pm and costs 1500 HUR for adults and 800 HUR for students and seniors. To get there, take the M1 to Opera or Oktogon stations, and walk to Nagymező utca.
Address: 9Nagymező utca 8 1065 Pest, District 6, Budapest, Hungary
Hours: Daily from 11 am to 7 pm
Admission: 1500 HUR for adults, 800 HUR for students and seniors
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Taking safety measures
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Regular temperature checks for staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
This convenient entrance ticket gets you into a special exhibition at the Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center, titled “Robert Capa, the Photojournalist”. The Hungarian photographer captured some of the most important events of the 20th century, including the Spanish Civil War and the Second World War. By visiting this important museum in Budapest you’ll learn more about history as well as this important Hungarian icon.
Taking safety measures
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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What are Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center hours of operation?
Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center hours of operation: Daily from 11 am to 7 pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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