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The Museum of Applied Arts ("Hungarian: Iparművészeti Múzeum) is a museum in "Budapest, "Hungary. It is the third-oldest "applied arts museum in the world.[1]



The architecture is "Art Nouveau. It was built between 1893 and 1896 and was designed by "Ödön Lechner. It has a "green roof and the interior is designed using "Hindu, "Mogul, and "Islamic designs.[1] The building is in need of renovation, for which plans have been developed.


The museum houses a collection of metalwork, furniture, textiles, and glass. It also has a library. There are two other locations: the Hopp Ferenc Museum of Eastern Asiatic Arts and the "Nagytétény Castle Museum.

The museum is located near the southern end of the "Grand Boulevard in the neighborhood "Ferencváros and it can be accessed by "metro line 3.



  1. ^ a b Hewitt, Rick Steves & Cameron (2009). Rick Steves' Budapest (1st ed.). Berkeley, Calif.: Avalon Travel. "ISBN "9781598802177. 

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