There are a number of historic ships in Budapest, and they are available for you to view and some to travel on too, providing a glimpse of the past of Hungary and a mandatory trip for all those visiting Budapest.
Kossuth Museum Ship
Built in 1913 and originally named “Ferdinand Archduke”, Kossuth ship steamboat is the only paddle steamer which survived both World Wars in its original form.
After its major restoration and conversion into a museum boat in 1984, the vessel got finally opened to the public two years later and is still here to educate us all. Reconstructed many times after 1986, Kossuth Museum Ship is still the masterpiece of the Hungarian industrial history.
Opening hours: Every day between 12am – 10pm
Address: Vigado Square, Dock 2, Budapest, District V, H-1052
Count Szechenyi Ship
Count Szechenyi Ship is the only side-wheeler, double floored boat in Budapest, built in 1940.
Being the biggest nostalgic ship currently available on river Danube, the boat is available for private rental too for up to a total capacity of 300 persons.
Opening hours: Every day between 10am – 1.30pm
Address: 18 Id. Antall Jozsef Quay, Budapest, Disctrict V, H-1052