Church in Kecskemét

Franciscan Church of St Nicholas

On the eastern side of Kossuth tér is the Franciscan Church of St Nicholas, dating in part from the late 14th century. It was shared by squabbling Catholics and Protestants during the Turkish occupation in the 16th …
Church in Kecskemét

Great Church

The late-baroque Great Church, dedicated in 1806, dominates Kossuth tér, the southeasternmost of the main squares. Large tablets on the front honour (from left to right) a mounted regiment of Hussars that served in …
Jewish Site in Kecskemét

House of Science & Technology

A Moorish-looking structure dating from 1871, this was once a synagogue and is now used for conferences and temporary exhibitions, including plaster copies of 15 statues by Michelangelo. There's a cafe here open til…
Museum in Kecskemét

Hungarian Folk Craft Museum

A dozen rooms of a 200-year-old farm complex are crammed with embroidery, weaving, woodcarving, furniture, agricultural tools and textiles at the Hungarian Folk Craft Museum, the granddaddy of all Kecskemét museums…
Museum in Kecskemét

Hungarian Museum of Naive Artists

Arguably the city’s most interesting museum and one of the few of its kind in Europe, the Hungarian Museum of Naive Artists is in Stork House (1730) just off Petőfi Sándor utca. There are lots of folksy themes here,…
Gallery in Kecskemét

Kecskemét Gallery

One of the buildings in the square is among the city's finest. The Art Nouveau Ornamental Palace (Cifrapalota), which dates from 1902 and is covered in multicoloured majolica tiles, now contains the Kecskemét Galler…
Museum in Kecskemét

Leskowsky Musical Instrument Collection

This private collection traces the development of music-making over the centuries and has an assemblage of some 150 musical instruments from five continents. Visits must be arranged in advance.
Architecture in Kecskemét

Otthon Cinema

A beautiful example of this mixture of mixture of Art Nouveau/Secessionist and folkloric elements is the restored Otthon Cinema, on the corner of pedestrian Görögtemplom utca.
Museum in Kecskemét

Toy Museum & Workshop

Next door to the Hungarian Museum of Naive Artists, this museum has a large collection of rather spooky 19th- and early-20th-century dolls. Also in the rows of glass cases are wooden trains and board games. The muse…
Museum in Kecskemét

Zoltán Kodály Institute of Music Education

The world-renowned music institute, established in 1975, occupies the baroque monastery behind the Franciscan church. There's a small exhibit inside devoted to the life and work of the eponymous founder-composer.