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Heeresgeschichtliches Museum

Ghegastrasse | Arsenal, Objekt 1, Vienna 1030, Austria
+43 1 795610
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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 building, which has kept its character of an artistic synthesis, making visible, by means of thousands of original exhibits, a part of world cultural heritage. In five major sections the museum shows the history of the Habsburg empire from the end of the 16th century until 1918 and Austria's fate after the dissolution of the monarchy up to the year 1945.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Ghegastrasse | Arsenal, Objekt 1, Vienna 1030, Austria
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very interesting museum in two floors. Upstairs there is a story of Austria's ancient and medieval history. Groun floor is dedicated to the 1st & 2nd world wars. Unfortunately in our visit the Tank Hall was closed.

Thank Kari H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The museum of military history is one of the best museums that I visited during my stay in Vienna. It contains the car of crown prince Ferdinand and also his uniform from his assassination to name but a few A must see visit if you...More

Thank g10vanni
Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing place, just to look at from the outside let alone the interesting items on view inside. When you see Franz Josefs bloodstained jacket its chilling to think this was the start of WW1. Definitely worth a visit

Thank goodtogethome
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably the best war museum I've ever visited. In the top three for sure. Amazing range of displayed staff, and great explanations all around. Was especially amazed by the car in which Archduke F. Ferdinand was killed in Sarajevo and his uniform which still has...More

2  Thank Aleksandar S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating off the beaten path museum. Public transport does not go nearby so we took a cab. When we were finished they were kind enough to call us a cab. Overview of Austrian military history with a spectacular section on WWI. The exhibits include the...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an unexpected find as we were leaving. Good history museum and building itself. The Archduke Ferdinands car , clothes and gun used were amazing. This led to start of WW1 and we never thought we would see this. Well worth a visit. From Wien...More

Thank sarahcK781SR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easily overlooked, this museum shows the military history of Austria for 1,000 years. The car in which Archduke Franz Ferdinand was shot is on display, as is the uniform he is wearing. There are many different displays, with complete details in both German and English.

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing place to visit. Planned to visit for an hour and stayed for 3 hours. The car of Archduke Ferdinand's car is here. All displays are amazing

Thank Marco82ndLHA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An extensive display on the military history of Austria commencing from the 17th Century until the end of WW2. It is well laid out in chronological order, so it is easy to follow and each area has its own information sheet about that particular time...More

1  Thank John C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entrance is quite cheap, and I loved every minute of it. It has all the weapons and armours from hundreds of years ago, and has weapons from the world wars too. It is absolutely fantastic and I would recommend this to everyone. However, if...More

Thank WayneTech
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ormaipeter
25 November 2016|
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Response from RLWOrangePark | Reviewed this property |
The following public transports bring you close to the museum: Schnellbahn (Station Station Quartier Belvedere - ehem. Südbahnhof) Tram lines 18, D, O Bus lines 13A, 69A Underground/subway U1 (Station Südtirolerplatz... More
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SAra F
1 October 2016|
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Response from Max B | Reviewed this property |
Wien Hauptbanhof (Hbf) is the closest in terms of distance, but the nicest one to get off is the Quartier Belvedere, and then walk through the gardens down towards it. Wien Hbf is a massive station and can be a bit... More
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Amy K
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At the reception area where you pay for the ticket. There is a QR code there. Scan it and it will you to the app to be downloaded.
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