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Armeria Reale

Piazza Castello, 191, 10122 Turin, Italy (Centro)
39 011 518 4358
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Ranked #18 of 134 attractions in Turin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
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Phoenix, AZ
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Worth the visit even it you're not a weapons aficionado. When you turn the corner in the palace and see this gallery it is amazing. There are a few electronic kiosks in the room that provide additional info (in English or Italian).

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Brussels, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Interesting collection of mainly 19th century weaponry. Best to visit in comniation with visit to royal palace.

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Melbourne, Australia
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128 reviews 128 reviews
63 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The Armeria Reale (Royal Armery) is full of impressive dressed- for-battle horses, suits of armour and a big room devoted to the housing hundred of guns. Beautifully presented. Don't miss it!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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168 reviews 168 reviews
88 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We had visited the Palace and this was the natural follow on from that visit. Breathtaking amount of armour and weapons in there from way back in history and very well laid out. The sheer amount of exhibits was amazing. We had thought it can't be that big and won't take us that long to get around, it wasn't huge... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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253 attraction reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

After visiting The Palazzo Reale we came to the Armeria Reale, looked at each other and said we are not particularly keen on armour so perhaps we should go for a coffee. Luckily we decided to have a quick look and that saved us from making a big error. Yes, there is armour plus weapons aplenty but they are all... More

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Ontario Canada
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10 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Grand palace with beautiful grounds. Takes several hours to enjoy it all. Bus from Turin using the Silver Tourist card is a good deal. Take the bus. Parking is not convenient and we did see a car that was broken into during broad daylight. Window smashed. Stuff stolen. Hide your belongings in your trunk. Lots of Savoy history explained. Musical... More

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Caister-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We visited the armoury as part of the Palazzo Reale, which does not seem to feature here on its own. The armoury is quite spectacular, with some of the suits of armour showing the usual Italian flair for style. The Palazzo itself is also well worth a visit.

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Turin, Italy
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

This is probably one of the best collections of arms in the world - so many items, so well-organised. The first hall is dedicated to ancient and medieval weaponry, and the second hall - to the weapons of the Risorgimento. And there you can go out and stand on the balcony from which Charles Albert proclaimed the war on Austria... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

definitely worth a walk through. lots of history about the royals, etc. but the biggie here is the armory. definitely worth the price. They collected weapons from all ages and they love to display it. must be one of the finest collections around. we spent almost 2 hours just looking at the weapons.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Great collection of arms and related items mostly from medieval and renaissance times… part of the tour of the Royal Palace, fairly interesting (but a bit expensive)

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