Steel and Heart
1000 years of weaponry in history
Budapest, Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum, 2019. december 5. - 2020. március 15.
450 masterpieces of a millennium, from three highly esteemed private collections are on display at this exhibition. The unique exposition commences a series of events under the title ‘In Oneness with Nature’ - Hunting and Wildlife World Exhibition.
Ranging from the age of the Hungarian conquest to the 19th century including hunting gears of various epochs, nearly half thousand history-making objects, many of which never have been on display to the public before are presented at the 'Steel and Heart' exhibition. Iconic masterpieces are shown such as the silver sabre of prime minister Gyula Andrássy. The pistol of Augustus the Strong, Elector of Saxony and King of Poland is also on display. A separate room hosts the war relics of the Ottoman Empire, which shaped European history for a lasting period. In addition, articles of art related to war history and hunting are also on display.
2019.12.18