Explore Aviation History and Classic Cars at Budapest’s Aeropark


If you’re visiting Budapest with family, don’t miss the Aeropark – an incredible aviation museum and event space located next to Budapest Airport. This unique venue allows visitors to get up close with historic aircraft while enjoying fun festivals and activities.

On May 26th, 2024, the Aeropark will host the annual Ford Festival, celebrating classic Ford cars and car culture. Visitors can admire beautifully preserved and customized Fords spanning decades from classic 1970s models to the latest 2010s releases. Competitions will award the best cars in categories like most unique build, best wheels, best diesel, and an audience choice award.

In addition to the car show, the Ford Festival features entertaining contests like a exhaust noise competition, limbo for cars to show off their low clearance, and even an endurance challenge to see who can hold up a wheel the longest. Kids will enjoy activities like a raffle while taking in the amazing aircraft displays.

But the Aeropark isn’t just for annual festivals – it’s a year-round destination for aviation enthusiasts. The museum’s collection includes several historically significant planes like the Ilyushin Il-18V and Tupolev Tu-134A airliners. Many of the aircraft are open for visitors to explore the cabins and cockpits.

Whether you’re an auto fan or an aviation geek, the family-friendly Aeropark offers a truly unique experience. Spend a day exploring the museum’s hangars, watching the Ford Festival competitions, and making memories against the backdrop of these amazing flying machines. It’s affordable entertainment that will delight kids and kids-at-heart alike.

Image source: aeropark.hu

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