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Info on our Once there was the Északi... exhibition

The Hungarian Museum of Transport opened the largest temporary exhibition of its history on July 16, 2021 in its new home, the Northern Maintenance Depot (Északi) - you can find all information about the exhibition on this site. Our exhibition closed on October 31 due to the cold weather. The exhibition is expected to reopen in the spring of 2022.

The exhibition gives you an insight into the everyday life of the workers. The Northern not only provided employment to people, but the "Törekvés" (Endeavour) community centre within the area was also the venue of vivid cultural and sports activities. For example, there were car and motorcycle racing contests organized in the neighbouring park, the Népliget. Those vehicles will also be on show at the exhibition.

We are well aware that there is no actual transport exhibition without prestigious locomotives; therefore, we will display the iconic and determinant railway vehicles of the 20th century. You will see the first of the iconic steam engine 424, the 001, and the Árpád railbus that ran between Budapest and Vienna, as well as the steam engine with the nickname Szellem (Ghost), which is the speed record holder among steam engines in Hungary, and the V60 electric locomotive designed by Kálmán Kandó.

THE EXHIBITION CLOSED ON OCTOBER 31, 2021 BECAUSE OF THE COLD WEATHER, BUT IT WILL REOPEN IN THE SPRING OF 2022. WE WILL INFORM YOU ABOUT THE OPENING DATE ON OUR CHANNELS. SO FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, AND SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER SO THAT YOU WILL BE UP TO DATE IN OUR NEWS!