There are many good things to do for free in Budapest, including visiting free Budapest attractions. One of them is the Palace of Arts, also called MUPA (an acronym for MUveszetek PAlotaja in Hungarian).
Free Visit at the Palace of Arts, Budapest (MUPA)
It is free to look around the beautiful contemporary building of the Budapest Palace of Arts (MUPA) cultural complex, and you can have affordable coffees and snacks with great river views at the Cafe of MUPA even if you do not go to a performance of exhibition. Public areas at MUPA can be accessed freely during opening hours. You can also visit the Bartók Béla National Concert Hall if there are no rehearsals or performances at the time of your visit.
Free Guided Tours – Palace of Arts, Budapest (MUPA)
Moreover, you can book a free guided tour at the Budapest Palace of Arts, including the permanent exhibitions at the Ludwig Museum. Guided tours are about the building of the Palace of Arts as well as the upcoming performances – aimed at groups, but individuals can also join the groups, once a tour is scheduled for a certain day.
Tours can be booked by calling +36 1 555 3001 or by e-mailing info [at] mupa [dot] hu.
Free Organ Tours – Palace of Arts, Budapest (MUPA)
There are also free guided tours to see the fantastic organ, how it was built, how it is handled, and what incredible sounds can be gained from the organ pipes. The Free Organ Tours in the Palace of Arts, MUPA Budapest can be booked by contacting Ms Sára Banai at orgonavezetes [at] mupa [dot] hu.