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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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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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5*

This is great museum.Beutifull building,great artefacts(Franz Ferdinand car,uniform)Not only for millitary fans.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Miroslav M
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Slovakia

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Slovakia
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26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is great museum.Beutifull building,great artefacts(Franz Ferdinand car,uniform)Not only for millitary fans.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very interesting if you like this type of museum. Plenty of artifacts and apart from a few exhibits the descriptions are written in German and English. We went in the afternoon at 3-30, not expecting to need as much time as I have stated in the title. The inside of the building is extremely grand, especially the ceiling on the... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The term 'War Museum' might initially put some people off, but this is in actual fact a history museum. The collection consists of two floors (and a garden with armored vehicles that is sadly - and inexplicably - closed for the winter). The top floor deals with the war history until the end of the 19th century. There are interesting... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum is free but if you want the audio guide there's a small charge. I was hoping to use the guide but the staff weren't inclined to help and there was no signage. The new gallery is in both English & Germany but much of it is only in German.I'm not into military history (but my other half is)and... More 

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Thank Julie W
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Happened to visit on the first Sunday of the month so my visit was free. But would have gladly paid. The exhibitions are in German but there is so much to see. Easily lose 3 or 4 hours.

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Thank Chris S
Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This Military Museum is well-laid out. The exhibits are flanked with oil paintings of the battles and weapons of each era. Uniforms are also on display for each time period. They provide a folding stool for people who need to sit occasionally that oine may carry around the museum. There is a lovely garden area for lunch or one can... More 

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Gyongyos, Hungary
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and imposing building. The welcome hall is really breathtaking with the staturaries. On the upstairs for me was not so interesting but on the first floor I find very useful exhibitions. Only one negative experience: wintertime the outside vehicles covered.

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Thank Pál V
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was indeed an interesting experience going inside this museum and experience the bravery of the army out there. There's a different feel all together to be here.

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an incredibly beautiful building inside and out with very well displayed and interesting artefacts. There were explanation sheets to each room in several different languages.

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Surfside, Florida
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51 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many posters around Vienna advocating the only place war belongs is in a museum. Vienna does just that and does an incredible job. We saw the posters at the Naschmarkt as we were trying to figure out what to do next. We had six hours to kill before the opera. Now, being retired military this sounded like a... More 

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