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Permanent exhibition

Gödöllő Palace permanent exhibition is housed in 31 galleries.

Permanent exhibition


The Grassalkovich family era


Filling six galleries, this is an exhibition of the first century of the Palace and the first three generations of the Grassalkovich family, with insight into the Baroque church. The wall paintings dating from this period have been restored or reconstructed.



The village Calvinist church originally stood on the site of the palace church, but this was demolished on the orders of Antal Grassalkovich I as he planned to erect a richly decorated Catholic church adjoining the Palace. The church was consecrated on 16 May 1749. Its patron is St John of Nepomuk as depicted in the high altar painting dating from the 18th century. The baldachin above the high altar rests on four black marble columns. The triumphal arch is decorated with the Grassalkovich family coat of arms. A unique feature of the church is that it has two Rococo style pulpits. Above the entrance to the oratory there is a Venetian mosaic portrait of Antal Grassalkovich I. The church has kept parish registers since 1769, and has functioned as an independent parish church since that time.



The second golden age of the building began in 1867. Bought and reconstructed by the Hungarian state, the palace was presented as a coronation gift to Emperor Francis Joseph I (1830–1916) and Queen Elizabeth (1837–1898) for use as a residence. The royal period is evoked in 14 galleries: the faithfully restored royal suites and the ceremonial hall.


European Royal Residences
Gödöllõ város
Sisi út
Emberi Erõforrás Minisztérium
Magyar Nemzeti Galéria
MT Zrt
Új Széchenyi terv
Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum
Turisztikai Egyesület
Gödöllõi Régió Turisztikai Honlapja
MÁV Nosztalgia Kft.