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Address: Monchsberg 34, Salzburg A-5020, Austria
Phone Number: 43-662-84243011
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An excellent section of the Fortress

Personally, I was blown away by the Burgmuseum. Located at the heart of the Fortress, it takes you on a wonderful trip through Salzburg (and Austria's) colourful history. Some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Personally, I was blown away by the Burgmuseum. Located at the heart of the Fortress, it takes you on a wonderful trip through Salzburg (and Austria's) colourful history. Some of the busts, wall paintings and artefacts on display (in particular those of the World Wars) are very impressive. The large room with the iron soldiers is a particular highlight and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I believe that almost no one goes to visit this museum as a final goal. Everyone goes to the Castle and, once there, they visit the museum. But I also believe that most people, like myself, stays genuinely surprised by this small but well arranged museum. Showing weapons mainly from Middle Ages to the XX Century, has the creativity of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

As per previous review the Iron Soldier were great. I loved the cupboard made from "recycled" rifles and bayonets. I am guessing this would classified as "Trench Art" I would have liked to know it's history....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

The museum in fortress Hohensalzburg is not free of charge but it is worhwhile yo visit. My personal favorite were the "iron soldiers". Restored rooms of the fortress’s Hoher Stock (upper floor).The exhibition displays the history of the fortress and daily life in a castle. Remains of a wall of a Roman fort, Romanesque arcades, weapons and suits of armour,... More 

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