Building of the Liszt Ferenc Music Academy


Name: Building of the Liszt Ferenc Music Academy
Type: Sights / secular public building
Settlement: Budapest
Address: 1061 Budapest, Liszt Ferenc tér 8.


The Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest was founded in 1875 by Franz Liszt, the piano virtuoso, composer, conductor, teacher, author and philanthropist. It is not only home to the Liszt collection of documents and music, but also maintains to this day, an impressive choir and world-class symphonic Orchestra, which often perform concerts here, right next to the square bearing his name.

Detailed information

Opening period:January 1. - December 31.
Opening hours:Ticket office general opening times: 10 am – 6 pm Monday-Sunday. Besides these general opening times the ticket office will also be open during concerts, from the hour preceding the start of the performance until the end of the first interval. Credit card
Open to visitors:The Liszt Academy can be visited by groups in pre-arranged guided tours.
Door money: Adult ticket (with guide speaking Hungarian): HUF 1500<br> Concession/student ticket (with guide speaking Hungarian): HUF 750<br> Adult ticket (with guide speaking foreign language): HUF 2900<br> With student identity card, concession card, and for over-65s (with guide speaking foreign language): HUF 1450
Professional guidance:Tours last approximately 50 minutes, in the course of which the guide provided by the Liszt Academy shows groups around the ground floor and first floor foyers, the Grand Hall and the Sir George Solti Chamber Hall.<br /> Tours can be booked with guiding in Hungarian, English, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish and Japanese. Minimum group size: 12 persons; maximum group size: 30 persons.<br /> Tour bookings, further information and partnerships with travel agencies:<a href="http://tourism[at]"><strong></strong></a>
Services:souvenir shop, café, buffet, toilet/WC, cloak-room
Architectural style:Art Nouveau


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