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Museo Storico Italiano della Guerra

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War museum within a castle

We gained free entry to the museum by virtue of our Trentino card, which our hotel in Rovereto had... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
PJandSJ
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Matlock, United Kingdom
Excellent museum in the castle, focusing on WWI, other eras represented

Worth visiting even if you aren't that interested in military history, since the castle itself is... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
waverly2018
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Dunedin, Florida
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Housed in the Castle of Rovereto, it is one of the most important Italian museums dedicated to the First World War. It offers two possible itineraries: one is dedicated to the armies and wars of the Nineteenth century and the Great War, with...more
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Via Castelbarco 7, 38068, Rovereto, Italy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 23, 2014

The location, starting up the valley wall in rovereto is stunning. AS other people here have said, there is a large collection of war history, perhaps primarily WW1, but some other collections pre-dating WW1. I enjoyed wandering around the galleries and there are some fantastic...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2016

I'm a historian, specializing on both world wars. I had read that this museum was special. It wasn't. Considering how much German is spoken in the area, a second language would have helped. The smaller museum in Bassano is MUCH better.

1  Thank mouse011
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We gained free entry to the museum by virtue of our Trentino card, which our hotel in Rovereto had given us free of charge. The imposing castle, within which the museum is housed, sits dominantly on a hill on the side of Rovereto: you can’t...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We entered the museum at 5pm thinking we would have had 1 hour to see it, but in reality it closes at 5,30 and at every room we had staff asking us to speed up and closing the room behind us. Not only we had...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2018

Worth visiting even if you aren't that interested in military history, since the castle itself is worth the visit, with great views from the towers and ramparts, and interesting artillery section down in the caves that were dug under the castle to protect the population...More

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Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Anna was really fantastic! She was our lovely guide for the evening of this Wednesday. Everything at a time: we started with a short breefing and the follow-up was very well organized and the visit was so intense and so interesting rather I was really...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2017

I like this museum and its friendly staff. Anna Pisetti is extremely knowledgable and accommodating. It is in a great location in a castle and has interesting exhibits. It is a good place to familiarize oneself before hiking the military trails on Pasubio. This place...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2017

The museum, which was opened in 1921, is one of the most important war museums, not only in Italy. It is housed in the Caste of Rovereto, built in the 14th century, and is mostly dedicated to WWI and the Italian role in the great...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2017

We spend a wonderful evening at the Museo Storico Italiano learning about the First World War and finished the spendid tour with a tasting of Marzemino D'Isera Wine, Goats Cheese and Honey all from the locality. We booked in advance and the tour was when...More

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed July 23, 2016

We took the train from Venice to Rovereto. Unfortunately we could not take the earliest train and had to settle for the longer and later one. It shorten our visit at the museum. It is a beautiful trip by train, going through the Italian Alps....More

Thank msergi
Reviewed July 17, 2016

I'm a historian, specializing on both world wars. I had read that this museum was special. It wasn't. Considering how much German is spoken in the area, a second language would have helped. The smaller museum in Bassano is MUCH better.

1  Thank mouse011
Reviewed September 17, 2015

This is a most interesting museum, in 2 parts, one part in a huge cave is dedicated to WW1 artillery pieces, of various nations. The second part, in the castle tells the story of Italian military campaigns in WW1 plus other wars over many years....More

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