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Museum of Military History (Heeresgeschichtliches Museum)

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Address: Arsenal Objekt 1, Vienna 1030, Austria
Phone Number: 43 1 795 61 0
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Description: This museum houses many fascinating historical artifacts including the car...
This museum houses many fascinating historical artifacts including the car in which Archduke Ferdinand was riding in when he was assassinated in 1914.
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It is one of the best military museum I have visited. If you are a fan of history and military topics, you need at least one day to study the different expositions. It is also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

It is one of the best military museum I have visited. If you are a fan of history and military topics, you need at least one day to study the different expositions. It is also interested for kids, there are many weapons and vehicles, air planes. Visitors can find free parking spaces in front of the entrance.

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Mijas Pueblo, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

The Heeregeschichtliches Museum is one of the largest collections of historic military items (excluding large items) that I have seen. Seven centuries of hardware, swords, uniforms, documents, paintings and statues grace the halls of this building appropriately in the Arsenal. If you are a military history buff about the Austro-Hungarian Empire this is the place to go. There are special... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

One of the sites interesting for children. Exhibition well organized from about 16 century, including tanks and airplanes.

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Medfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This is a very good museum. In addition to having lots of relics from the Habsburgs many wars, including World War I, there is also a fine art collection. Seeing European warfare from the Austrian/Habsburg perspective is really interesting, and this makes this museum worthwhile, too.

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Lancashire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The building that houses the museum is very impressive. The upstairs covers the 16th to the 19th century. It mainly consists of paintings, weapons and uniforms. It was difficult to follow because while I am reasonably familiar with WW1 and WW2, I know little of the central European conflicts of this period. More English translations would help a lot. Downstairs... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Saw this building in passing as the blue hop on hop off route passes it. Impressive building. I plan to explorfw it next time I go to Vienna.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Really liked this museum. The WW1 collection was fascinating - really good walk through of the causes of the war and fascinating pieces from the Sarajevo assassination.

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Very good organized, informative, interesting exhibition even if you are not too much interested in weapon and war history.

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Province of Cordoba, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I found this museum very interesting with an amazing collection of weapons, artifacts, medals, etc. It has also a great collection of art related to the war. Consider to give it at least 2 or 3 hours, since I was there 2.30hs and I just covered the ground floor. The negative part is that most labels are in german, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Well we all know it started with the assasination of the Austrian Crown Prince in Sarajevo. But seriously? A whole continent at war over one man? Yet another museum that pushes that shallow line! Seriously most wars are about resources. At the beginning of the 20th century booming European populations and limited land areas were creating a food shortage. The... More 

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