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Hofjagd- und Rustkammer

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Superb Collection!

My wife and myself visited the Welt Museum this morning primarily - as my wife hails from New... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2019
Steve B
London, United Kingdom

Access is through the entrance to the Weltmuseum and is included in the same ticket. The collection... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2019
Bucharest, Romania
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The Imperial Armoury is located in the second floor of the Weltmuseum Wien. It is packed full of magnificent suits of armour and decorative weapons that attest to chivalric values and important occasions at court and it is accessible via the gallery...more
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Heldenplatz | Neue Burg Weltmuseum Wien, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

My wife and myself visited the Welt Museum this morning primarily - as my wife hails from New Zealand - to see the Captain Cook Collection. Whilst this was most enjoyable, the Armoury Collection - which must be one of the world’s most extensive -...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Steve B
Reviewed May 23, 2019

Access is through the entrance to the Weltmuseum and is included in the same ticket. The collection is huge and impressive, there are a lot of old weapons, shields and armor, some of them exceptionally decorated, true works of art. There are even armor for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019

The museum has some really beatiful armors and weapons of many different cultures, some of wich really out f the ordinary and unconventional.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andrea M
Reviewed January 2, 2019

When I told the people at the conference I was at that I went here they pretty much all asked why. I would then show them pictures and ask "Is this a suit of armour or a work of art?" The answer, of course, is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

We visited this because it was included in one of our tickets. It is an impressive collection of armour. But a must see this isn't, except if you are really very much into armour.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jozefo2013
Reviewed January 13, 2018

If you like weapons, armor and everything that can be connected to those two, especially old ones, then this is the place to be for you.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed August 19, 2017

I've seen many collections of armour in my time but never seen one as large as this before. The collection is huge and varied, you can easily spend hours taking everything in. I loved it.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank tsaritsyn
Reviewed May 24, 2017

This is a very impressive collection of arms and armour. The collection mostly covers the European suits of armour used over the centuries but also arms and armour of other countries such as Japanese samurai. There were not many people viewing this collection and I...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely excellent collection of medieval and more modern arms and armour, so much to see and well laid out. A very interesting gun collection belonging to Frank Joseph and others was very good to see. Good easy explanations and a lot in English. Easy access...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank mojo3040
Reviewed December 30, 2016

I have always had an interest in medieval times and knights of that time. I was unaware of this museum but when I found out about it I couldn't wait to see it. I was not disappointed - this collection is amazing. Full suits of...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Chris F
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Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the center. The
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