We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (1,717)
All photos (1,717)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“military history”(130 reviews)
“world war”(69 reviews)
“franz ferdinand”(55 reviews)
About
The Museum of Military History, one of the most important history museums in the world, is situated right in the centre of the Arsenal. About five-hundred years of Austrian and European History are depicted in the collections exhibited in the main...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Contact
Ghegastrasse | Arsenal, Objekt 1, Vienna 1030, Austria
Landstrasse
More
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Heeresgeschichtliches Museum
from $137.76
More Info
from $253.20
More Info
Reviews (1,391)
Filter reviews
781 results
Traveler rating
460
240
54
14
13
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
460
240
54
14
13
Show reviews that mention
All reviews military history world war franz ferdinand years war audio guide bullet holes on display take photos great exhibits middle ages austro hungarian empire well worth the effort beautiful building first floor different languages amazing collection hop on hop off bus
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 781 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago

There is a nice collection of weapons of war outside the Museum buildings proper. Two jet aircraft and a number of armored vehicles. The weapons exhibited inside still appear to be fully functional, including a Flak 36, the infamous 88 mm antiaircraft gun used as...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Oldfart1939
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting military museum, housed by one of the former Arsenal buildings. The building itself is a work of art and takes your eyes as much as the exhibits. You’ll see plenty of weapons, uniforms, military equipment, flags of various ages and various wars...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank zuv
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, this is not in the City Center and thus not jammed with tourists. It's a plus for visitors who make the trek. Everyone else doesn't know what they're missing. The galleries are filled with painting depicting battles, weapons, uniforms and equipment from Austria’s military...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank authormikaelcarlson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Close to but not in the centre and a bit off the beaten track for the average Vienna tourist. However you really should try and make the effort. If you do, you will be rewarded with numerous galleries and displays of weapons, paintings, uniforms and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank dodger107
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The history of the Austrian Army is displayed in this fantastic historical building, close the the main railway station. Enjoy a visit to the museum and afterwards visit the small restaurant.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank JRS-Vienna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is in my book the best museum in Vienna. The whole setting, the artefacts and exhibition pieces are well lit, perfectly arranged and displayed. The museum is a trip through Austrian history and all the rooms are filled with exciting aspects of the richest...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Georg B
Reviewed April 17, 2019

I was here a few years ago and it was not so good but now is a joy - so much to see and it is spacious and well displayed - some more info needs to be in English and the tanks need to be...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Whatbob
Reviewed April 16, 2019

The most developed section of the museum, in my opinion, focuses on World War I. It begins with the automobile used by Archduke Franz Ferdinand when he was assassinated, sparking WWI. His uniform, which still has his blood on it, is on display in a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank EDALeader
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

This is an impressive museum with an excellent section on WWI. Seeing the car in which Archduke Franz Ferdinand was shot gave us goosebumps. The display items are amazing. Don’t miss the Panzerhalle (tank hall) that is part of the museum and just to the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Chris A
Reviewed April 1, 2019

Awesome building not far away from the Belvedere palast a good combination to do both museums in on trip

Date of experience: March 2019
4  Thank dicadotaxista
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 365 nearby hotels
Hotel Schani Wien
1,204 reviews
.38 miles away
Hotel Daniel Vienna
836 reviews
.38 miles away
Novotel Wien Hauptbahnhof
545 reviews
.45 miles away
Star Inn Hotel Premium Wien Hauptbahnhof, by Quality
716 reviews
.46 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 4,987 nearby restaurants
IKI
97 reviews
.41 miles away
Daniel Bakery
175 reviews
.37 miles away
URBAN"s Lounge Restaurant
191 reviews
.38 miles away
Klein Steiermark
243 reviews
.18 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,580 nearby attractions
Belvedere Museum
15,853 reviews
.62 miles away
Wien Hauptbahnhof Sud
312 reviews
.56 miles away
Botanischer Garten (Botanical Garden of the University of Vienna)
147 reviews
.79 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
NE73
April 18, 2019|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from hgm_wien | Property representative |
Yes, an english audio guide is available!
0
Votes
Google Translation
sophb3214
March 12, 2019|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from MikeKline2013 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, behind the ticket booth at the front entrance.
1
Vote
Jagdpanther
January 11, 2019|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from hgm_wien | Property representative |
Yes it is! You can park your car directly in front of the museum.
1
Vote
Google Translation