Buda Castle District Budapest - photo by Michael Hill
Buda Castle District Budapest - photo by Michael Hill

Easter in Buda Castle – Programs and Opening Hours

Easter in the Buda Castle is a popular time for visitors to see the attractions, but some opening hours, as well as tour schedules may change during the festive period in March/April in the Buda Castle District.

To get more information about Budapest Easter and ideas for things to do in Budapest in March or Budapest things to do in April, programs and activities please visit these guides for events, programs and favoured activities in the Hungarian capital on a spring break.

Buda Castle and Matthias Chruch Tour Budapest
Buda Castle and Matthias Chruch Tour Budapest

Programs in Castle District Budapest – Easter 2022

Should you be interested in discovering the Castle District during your Easter holiday by yourself, or via a guided tour, you can choose one of the following available programs. Please note that the castle is the home of museums, which are usually closed on Mondays (however not on Easter Monday).

Apr 15 (Good Friday) – All Buda Castle Tours are available

Apr 16 (Holy Saturday) – All Buda Castle Tours are available

Apr 17 (Easter Sunday) – All Buda Castle Tours are available

Apr 18 (Easter Monday) – All Buda Castle Tours are available

Buda Castle Tour with Funicular & Danube Cruise Budapest
Buda Castle by Danube

Easter Opening Hours of Castle Attractions

2022 Opening Hours are not confirmed, please see the planned opening hours according to the last year’s opening times.

National Gallery Buda CastleEaster Opening:

April 15: 10am – 6pm
April 16: 10am – 6pm
April 17: 10am – 6pm
April 18: Closed

Budapest History Museum Buda CastleEaster Opening:

April 15: 10am – 6pm
April 16: 10am – 6pm
April 17: 10am – 6pm
April 18: 10am – 6pm

Matthias Church Buda CastleEaster Opening:

April 15: 9 am – 5 pm
April 16: the church can only be visited by worshippers
April 17: 1 pm – 5 pm (Ceremonious high mass at 10am)
April 18: 9 am – 5 pm

Funicular Buda CastleEaster Opening

April 15: 7.30 am – 10 pm
April 16: 7.30 am – 10 pm
April 17: 7.30 am – 10 pm
April 18: 7.30 am – 10 pm
Apr 19: Scheduled maintenance day

Fisherman’s Bastion Buda CastleEaster Opening

April 15: Open as usual – 00:00-00:00 (all day)
April 16: Open as usual – 00:00-00:00 (all day)
April 17: Open as usual – 00:00-00:00 (all day)
April 18: Open as usual – 00:00-00:00 (all day)

Garden Bazaar Buda Castle – Easter Opening

April 15: Closed
April 16: 10am – 5.30pm
April 17: 10am – 5.30pm
April 17: 10am – 5.30pm

3D Cinema in the Buda Castle – Easter Opening

April 15: 10am – 6pm
April 16: 10am – 6pm
April 17: 10am – 6pm
April 18: 10am – 6pm

Museum of Military History Buda CastleEaster Opening

April 15: Closed
April 16: Closed
April 17: Closed
April 18: Closed

Mary Magdalene Church Tower Buda CastleEaster Opening

April 15: 10am – 4pm
April 15: 10am – 4pm
April 17: 10am – 4pm
April 18: 10am – 4pm

Pharmacy Museum Buda CastleEaster Opening

April 19: 10am – 4pm
April 20: 10am – 6pm
April 21: 10am – 6pm
April 22: Closed
Apr 23: 10am – 6pm

Museum of Music History Buda Castle – Easter Opening

April 15: Closed
April 15: Closed
April 17: Closed
April 18: Closed

10 comments

  1. Hi, Christ here. Can you please tell me if there is any Easter shop in the Castle area? Thanks in advance!

    • Hello Christ,
      unfortunately there will be no Easter fair in the Buda Castle this year. Thank you for your understanding.

  2. MS DONNA SEFERIAN

    Hello,
    Do we need a reservation for the Faust Wine Cellar for a wine tasting on Monday April 22?
    Thank you,
    Donna

  3. Hi,

    Could you kindly tell me if the Castle Attractions open on May 1?
    Thank you!

    Ellen

  4. i saw some Easter program will be held in buda castle? but the above comment say wont
    which one are correct?

    • Dear Jeff,
      yes, there will be some Easter programs in the Castle Garden Bazaar on Easter weekend (Apr 20-22), but I’m afraid the exact schedule has not been confirmed yet. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

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