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if you like military vehicles this is a place to visit, especially if you love tracked vehicles, and lots of tracked vehicles, but don't think its only vehicles they have planes and helicopters. allow around 4 hours with the guide to show you around, its...More
Very interesting things to see from the soviet side if you are a passionate. BUT the guide was only in Slovak language and she forced us to stay with her for the entire visit (almost 90 minutes) even if we couldn't understand a single word....More
Very nice. All who like military will like it. We enjoyed it with kids. You can entry 3 times per day - be on time, check website. Explanations in Slovak language. To visit whole museum takes approx 2 hours.
We visited on Saturday 17th June 2017 on the 10am tour. About 18 people entered the gate which was opened precisely on time. There is ample parking in the courtyard carpark.
We were the only English speakers on the tour so whilst the main group...More
Few minutes from center there is a massive array of historical war machines. Behind the metal fence there are halls hidding tanks, trucks, airplinas and there is also wast parking lot for airplanes and helicopters. Tours are every hour, and the guide knows everything about...More
Had the privilege of getting a private tour of the museum. Great exhibition, with the largest collection of mig-21s in Europe. There is also a new touchscreen system (also in English) which gives a detailed overview of all the pieces of military hardware on exhibition.
Having read about the Military Museum
& deciding to go to Piestany to learn about the Slovakian military history we were very disappointed to find the museum closed...we eventually got hold of someone on the phone to be told that it was only open on...More
We came here in the middle of July. Checked the website to ensure it was going to be open. When we arrived there was a note on the fence suggesting the place was going to be closed the entire summer. Awesome.
This is a unique museum, which contains the history of this particular region of Slovakia when it was still part of Czechoslovakia. Its history goes back several centuries, and the museum is unique in its collection and historical review of the region. For history buffs,...More
The museum comprises a very complete collection of Soviet military aircraft, anti-aircraft missiles, and armor from the years 1945-1991. Highlights of the collection are MiG-29s (one completely restored that allows a climb up to the cockpit) and variants of T-80s.
Limited explanations and almost nobody...More