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Meet the cool FabLab team – and design your own product

“Give ordinary people the right tools, and they will design and build the most extraordinary things.”

Ever dreamed of trying a 3D printer, laser scanner, CNC Router or high tech electronics to make cool fabrications?

This dream will satisfy your creative needs!

Be part of the amazing Fab Lab community and create stylish products from scratch using industrial machines.

Learn for a month for 1800€. (accommodation and flights not included)
The price for the month is set by each Patron and 100% of the sum goes to them. The platform only adds a 15% service fee at the end to make sure we can go on with the platform and offer you 24/7 support.

Open innovation lab in the heart of Budapest 

FabLab Budapest is an open, innovative and community-based workshop working with high-tech machineries. The team is helping people turning their ideas and concepts into reality with the help of the latest technology available.

Opened in 2011 as the first in Central-Eastern-Europe they offer access to their cool industrial machine park and professional DIY studio so you can be part of a great community of creators.

Dávid Pap, co-owner and CEO of FabLab Budapest will show how you the latest production technologies, how to use the newest tools and how to develop your own project from scratch.

Play, create and invent

The idea of having a place to create came from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Today the FabLab network aims to connect global community of learners and innovators – sharing knowledge and tools through 100 countries and 24 time zones.

Their goal is to provide a toolbox that is suitable for producing any prototypes and unique products of mature, technological end product.

Using good design, CNC machines, laser cutters, 3D printers and other simple tools, you will be able to create nearly any object, big or small.

What will happen on your Dream?

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You will learn how to work with the latest high-tech machines
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You will learn to create products from scratch
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You will get to know the latest tools, techniques and create unique products
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You will spend your time in the amazing downtown studio close to the main sights of the city
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You will become part of a creative community and help others with your ideas
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You will be part of the DIY movement and go home with cool stuff you have created
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You will have time to sit back and relax

How it works?

We connect you with the right people. You choose your dream for the month and get the best service from your Patron.

Need a place to relax? –  A fancy loft, downtown apartment or a traditional house with homey feel? Your call. Choose your home for the month freely or ask our Patrons for their tips. In some cases you need to be close to your Patron so our team is prepared to offer you an amazing place to live and do your dream.

Eat. Drink. Repeat – Be prepared for amazing food and tasting all the time – and some extra pounds. So worry not – you will have a morning espresso and big lunches with your Patron. You will cook, you will eat and you will definitely have fun. Want to taste the local places as well for inspiration? Ask for our tips.

Getting Around – Most of the main sights are easily accessible on foot however you can also try the public transportation. You can either buy single tickets or have a travel card valid for a longer period of time.

Suggested daily budget – 50-60 EUR / 52-62 USD (Note: This is a suggested budget assuming you’re staying in your chosen home, eating out a little, cooking most of your meals with your Patron and using local transportation.)

Welcome to breathtaking Budapest – everything you need to know

“It’s beautiful here. They said that of course, that Budapest is beautiful. But it is in fact almost ludicrously beautiful.”

Anthony Bourdain

Budapest counts as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. You can explore the World Heritage site of Buda castle, visit amazing old churches and squares, take a long walk through beautiful avenues and have a look at the city from the breathtaking bridges.

Split by the Danube river Buda is a quieter, hilly area – a peaceful heaven while Pest has a vibrant nightlife and atmosphere.

Things to explore

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Exciting food scene from amazing street food to Michelin star restaurants you will find a great variety to explore.
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Excellent museums visit some of the classics or dive into the brilliant building of the Parliamant and get to know the story of the famous herbal liqueur, the Unicum during a factory visit
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Thermal baths you can choose from Széchenyi Bath, famous for its Saturday night sparties, a wine tub at Gellért Bath or a rooftop hot tub at Rudas with amazing view over the city
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Mixed neighbourhoods Full of extravagant architecture, rich history, delicious food, and cool places to party; Budapest is always a good idea!
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Ruin pubs a great way to mix with locals and try microbreweries from the region or drink a Fröccs (Spitzer), a unique Hungarian drink that mixes fizzy water and wine

Money Saving Tips

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Eat like a local choose the daily menu for a fix price or shop at a local market
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Forget the Euro Although Hungary is a member of the European Union, the country still uses Forint as its official currency
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Get city passes Plan your visits and ask for discounts.
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Free walking tours Great way to explore the city and get some local tips.