Foundry Museum, Budapest

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  • A Swiss goes to Hungary and builds the first Foundry. He revolutionized the technique as wagon wheels are cast and exported the product with success in other countries. The Museum shows this technique in comprehensible steps on the original premises, the core of which has been preserved until today. The history of the family complete the skillful Ganz and his German successor Mechwart. The film, which we filmed in the last weeks before the closure of the production 1964 is interesting! The exhibition on Foundry products of the era is amazing: railings, street lamps, inkwells, graveyard crosses, stairs. There are special exhibitions and hopefully soon also a souvenir shop. The Museum is maintained with much enthusiasm. English, German, and Hungarian statements.
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  • This place is located in a living neighborhood in the Buda side of Budapest. That was the reason why the activity of the Foundry was closed back in 1964. Too good the place was not bulldozered to make...  more »
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