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Veszprém: Tegularium - Brick Museum in 360°
Tegularium is a Brick Museum, an independent section of the Hungarian Building Industry Museum held in the southern wing and cellars of the 18th century Dubniczay Palace in Veszprém. Its name originates from the Roman word "tegula" meaning an antique roof-tile. The Hungarian word for brick - tégla - is also rooted in this word.
1. What to see
The exhibition contains stamped and marked bricks representing each period from the Roman Empire to the 20th century. Most of the items were produced during the 18th and 19th century in the Carpathian Basin but there are also interesting medieval Hungarian and foreign (Dutch, Persian etc.) bricks.
3. How to get there
3.1. By plane
The large international airport of Hungary, Liszt Ferenc Airport is in the suburbs of the capital, Budapest.
3.2. By car
M7 toll-highway runs from Budapest to Székesfehérvár where you have to select road 8.
4. Where to stay
There are several hotels to select from in Veszprém.