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Hofjagd- und Rustkammer (Court Hunting and Arms Collection)

Vienna, Austria
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Huge collection!

I've seen many collections of armour in my time but never seen one as large as this before. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
tsaritsyn
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Fantastic collection

This is a very impressive collection of arms and armour. The collection mostly covers the European... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2017
Fellowtraveller00
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Ipswich, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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

Thank Fellowtraveller00
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

Thank Kevin A
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

Thank Chris F
Reviewed September 27, 2016

An impressive collection of armour and the like but few in attendance presumably because the weather was good. I couldn't drum up a great deal of enthusiasm I was literally museum'ed out ! But what experience I had here I did enjoy - beauriful building.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This is simply and easily the best armor museum I have ever visited. A wonderful t of full suited armors for humans and horses. Be sure to get the audio guide because there no English explanations inside.

Thank walid m
Reviewed May 25, 2016

This museum was opened in 1935, and it is one of the finest, largest and most valuable collections in the world of decorated armor, saddles and vestments for horses, weapons and ceremonial weapons. It includes weapons and armor from different historical periods, from the fifteenth...More

Thank Manuel_FVG
Reviewed January 18, 2016

This is amazing collection armors and firearms, may be the biggest collection I've ever seen. Spent there about 3 hours, walking and staring...

Thank Evgeni F
Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

I'm a big fan of history of war and swordfensing, and I've never seen such collection of armours and firearms. More than 8 rooms (big rooms). So, go and enjoy!

Thank Sergio M
Reviewed April 16, 2015

Located within the Neue Burg section of the superb Hofburg Complex, the Arms & Armoury Museum has a massive collection of incredibly interesting, immaculately-preserved items in gallery after gallery of opulent marble halls. Said to be one of the finest collections in Europe, that seemed...More

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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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