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Armoury / Rustkammer

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Enormous Display of Medieval Armor

This display is part of the Kings Residence, a museum that takes up a whole City Block! There are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
joe s
warwick, new york
Not that large but very high quality

I expected a very large display of arms--it isn't a big museum. But the things to see are of very... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
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Taschenberg 2, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 49142000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This display is part of the Kings Residence, a museum that takes up a whole City Block! There are several rooms the size of High School Gyms filled with knights on Horse back, fighting on foot or simply standing and displaying armor from various periods...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

I expected a very large display of arms--it isn't a big museum. But the things to see are of very high quality and seeing the Knights on horseback jousting is truly unique among museums. If you are just cruising through and taking photos you can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

Even if you are not into swords, knights in shining armour etc. this place is well worth an hour or so. A stunning collection of the best historical armour I have ever seen. The venue is a bit hard to find as it is part...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TonyinOz
Reviewed August 13, 2018

With one of the world's richest collections of weapons, armor, costumes and equestrian paraphernalia, the Rustkammer is located in a number of exhibit halls in the Residenzschloss. The Giants' Hall highlights tournament ware for Knights on horseback or on foot, the Turkish Chamber houses the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

We couldn't imagine that an armoury expo could be so magnificent and interesting to look at. Stil, we spend hours looking and reading details of this rich and so well presented expo. If you have kids, they be impressed looking at it all. Really a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Olivier V
Reviewed July 20, 2018

This collection of arms and armour is quite a sight! from tournament armour for little princelings to the full adult panoply of mounted, gilded and decorated armour of prices and generals. Laid out in the Royal Castle's upper halls there is plenty of space to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank mikepa1960
Reviewed April 27, 2017

Very impressive! You must see this when in Dresden. It was by the Turkish treasures. Very glad I took the time to see.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Rebecca O
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