The Holocaust Public Foundation is a nonprofit public benefit organization. The state funding merely covers the operational costs and the costs of basic tasks. We need your support in order to realize the goals of the Foundation.

Where will your support go?

Scientific research

  • The research of the history of the Hungarian Holocaust  
  • Recording the names of Hungarian Holocaust victims and the compeltion of the list
  • The research of individuals and organizations who rescued Jews during WWII and proposing their awarding
  • The creation of the region’s largest Holocaust-related book, audio and film collection with a publicly accessible, electronic catalogue system
  • The systematization of Holocaust-related documents and objects, and their digitalization according to the newest international regulations
  • Publications
  • Cooperations with Hungarian and foreign organizations and institutions
  • The organization of international conferences


  • The development of the educational activities, and the creation of new educational packages for highschool students
  • Tolerance educational programs
  • The development of museum pedagogical methods and the organization of student groups’ visits

Cultural activities

  • The organization of temporary exhibitions
  • The collection and presentation of Holocaust-era literary, musical and art pieces
  • The organization of cultural events

Further information:

Dr. János Botos deputy director
Tel: +36 1 455-3320


Holocaust Memorial Center
39 Páva St

(+36 1) 455-3333

Opening Hours

Tuesday-Sunday: 10:00 - 18:00
Ticket Office opentill p.m. 5:00

Virtual Exhibitions

Visit the Holocaust Memorial Center, where a special and unique architectural style and atmosphere will see you.

Permanent Exhibition

From Deprivation of Rights to Genocide

To the Memory of the Victims of the Hungarian Holocaust The theme of the permanent exhibition is the Holocaust in Hungary. Its aim is to present and describe the persecution, suffering and murdering of Hungarian citizens, Jews and Roma, doomed to be exterminated on the basis of a racist ideology. The leading idea of the exhibition is to shed light on the relation between...

Continue reading

Place of the Exhibition

The exhibition takes place in the underground of the memorial center

Organizer of the Exhibition

Hungarian National Museum

Always be up-to-date about our newest exhibitions and special events.

Did You Know?

What is the exact name of the institution?

I have encountered various names of the institution in the press.

The correct name of the institution is Holocaust Memorial Center, in Hungarian Holokauszt Emlékközpont. The name of the foundation operating the institution is Holocaust Documentation Center Memorial Collection Public Foundation, the Hungarian acronym for it is HDKE.

More FAQs


Enter your email address so you will always be up-to-date about our newest exhibitions and special events.