Current exhibitions

Previous exhibitions

Italy Through the Eyes of Franz Liszt

International exhibition jointly organized with the colleagues of the Fondazione Istituto Liszt of Bologna and the cooperation of the Istituto Italiano, Budapest.

Royal Majesties around Franz Liszt

The main attractions on display are the portraits of the royal friends of the composer and the most important venues where these encounters took place. Among others excerpts from letters by Karl Alexander Grand Duke of Weimar, Augusta the Prussian Princess (later to become Queen of Prussia) or the letters of gratitude by Frederick William IV. and Napoleon III.

From Don Sanche to Via Crucis - Liszt’s European Life from Paris to Budapest

The idea of our new international exhibition came from Listomania Internaional and our French colleagues based on the plans of putting Liszt’s opera Don Sanche on stage in the theater of Debrecen followed by a performance on the premises of the Liszt festivals in Châteauroux France, in October 2015. The exhibition would also be part of the Châteauroux events...

Liszt’s Ideas on Fine Arts - Impressions without Boundaries

New temporary exhibition opens on 20 May 18:00 in the Chamber Hall of the Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum.

Wagner and his Hungarian Friends

The main idea of our new exhibition Wagner and his Hungarian Friends is to show the life long friendship between Liszt and Wagner, the positive effect it had on their career, the extraordinary admiration the two geniuses had for each others work and how they benefited from all this as musicians...

Liszt and the French musicians of his time

The country where Liszt spent his youth in and spoke the language with the most pleasure in his whole career had an enormous impact on the composer’s life.

Liszt and Budapest

The syllabus of the exhibition covers Liszt’s stay in Pest-Budapest from his first appearance in 1823 till his farewell concert in 1886. The main themes of the exhibition are the events of Liszt’s stay in Budapest.

"Hungarian and European" Ferenc Liszt (1811-1886)

On the occasion of the Liszt-bicentenary we would like to present for a wider range of public an authentic and appealing picture of the great Hungarian composer's life and work with a 16 pcs. poster-exhibition

Ferenc Erkel, the director of the Academy of Music

The Hungarian National Royal Academy of Music began its activities in 1875. The president and professor of the piano masterclass was Franz Liszt, while the director and head of the piano faculty was Ferenc Erkel.

Liszt and Carl Maria von Weber

Among his immediate predecessors Franz Liszt had the most regard for Beethoven, Schubert and Weber.

Jenő Hubay and Ferenc Liszt's Academy of Music

In their common venture, the "Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum" and the Institute for Musicology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences wish to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of the brilliant Hungarian violinist and composer.