Palika is a fruit brandy and Hungary’s national liqueur. It is believed that this fruit brandy keeps the nation running!
At Pálinka Museum in Budapest, you will learn to drink like a Hungarian with a guided tasting of Palika.
During this guided tour of the Palinka Museum, you will learn about the history of this distilled spirit before sampling different Palinka varieties.
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Pálinka Museum’s tour tickets
With this Pálinka Museum ticket, you can explore all the exhibits on display at the attraction.
An English-speaking guide takes you on a 40-minute guided tour of the Pálinka Museum at the time of your choice.
They share how Palinka is made and tell you about the different ingredients used, like cherries, pears, and peaches.
While booking your guided tour of the Pálinka Museum, you can opt to include tastings of Palinka at the end of the visit.
Tastings are led by a local expert guide who will explain each of the steps to make the drink, after which you get to taste three different types of Palinka.
Since this is a Skip The Line ticket, you don’t need to wait in any queue.
You can show your ticket on your mobile, at the cash desk, and join the next available tour.
You can cancel this ticket up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund.
Cost of ticket (without tastings)
Adult ticket (18+ years): 3560 Ft (€10)
Student ticket (up to 25 years, with ID): 2850 Ft (€8)
Cost of ticket (with tastings)
Adult ticket (18+ years): 6050 Ft (€16)
Student ticket (up to 25 years, with ID): 5340 Ft (€14)
How to reach Pálinka Museum
Pálinka Museum’s address is 20 Király street (Kiraly utca 20.), District VI, Budapest, 1061. Get Directions
Pálinka Museum’s timings
Budapest’s Pálinka Museum opens at 5 pm, on all days except Wednesday when it remains closed.
On Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, it closes at 11 pm, and on Friday and Saturday, to cater to the crowd, it remains open till midnight.
Facts about Palinka
Palinkas is traditionally made from plum, apple, pear, apricot, strawberry, cherry, and grape marc, but you may substitute any fruit of your choosing.
After the fruit is crushed, it undergoes a lengthy distillation, maturation, and bottling process.
According to current legislation, only fruity beverages produced in Hungary may be called Palinka.
This alcoholic beverage is entirely fruit-based and contains at least 37.5 percent alcohol.
Hungary has exclusive rights to the term “Palinka.”