We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museo della Grande Guerra

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Review Highlights
exactly 100 years ago the WW1 ended

A century ago the now quiet hills around Gorizia were battlefields . The Museum of Big War (so was... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2018
Vienna Region, Austria
Best start to visit WWI memorial places in the Isonzo valley

This great Museum can be found in the Castle of Gorizia sitting on a hilltop offering a good view... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Maria D
Read all 149 reviews
All photos (100)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“conflict”(2 reviews)
“war”(5 reviews)
The purpose of this museum of First World is to represent the war events and their human and social influences. After an introduction on the First World War, attention is focused on the events on the War front along the Isonzo: besides the weapons...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Borgo Castello 13, 34170 Gorizia, Italy
+39 0481 530382
Improve This Listing
Reviews (149)
Filter reviews
11 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews reconstruction conflict war artifacts horror museum soldiers castle
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 25 November 2018

A century ago the now quiet hills around Gorizia were battlefields . The Museum of Big War (so was called before the distinction in WW1 and WW2) exhibit a lot of artifacts as well as a very nice audiovisual reconstruction of a trench. The visit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lionheart1261
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This great Museum can be found in the Castle of Gorizia sitting on a hilltop offering a good view of the surrounding landscape. We visited the exhibitions with family and friends, and all of us found it well organized and very informative. It was the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maria D
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Few British people know much if anything about the Southern Front conflict in WW1 between Italian and Austrian troops. This wonderful museum captures the full horror of the fighting with photos, weapons and reconstructions of trench warfare. It includes an amazing collection of cartoons published...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Located in the centre of Gorizia on a small hill (fyi, Gorizia means 'small hill') and reachable only by car or walking, this museum shows us a part of this town that is very difficult to know otherwise: WWI and its tragic consequences. Detailed information,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank iris_marron
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Very informative place, without the rhetoric which is sometimes found in similar places. The various aspects of a war (political, military and human) are well presented for both sides in the conflict.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank albo6868
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We are both interested in the First World War which is why we made a day trip to Gorizia from Trieste to visit this museum - its a twenty five minute walk from the station. We were not disappointed - the displays looked to us...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Alan W
Reviewed 4 April 2016

The quality of exhibits is superb. The "bunker" has been recreated with sound mimicking what the soldiers would have heard around them.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Lindabboll
Reviewed 1 April 2015

We were lent an English language guide to the various rooms of the exhibition, but later discovered that the museum has produced an excellent guidebook - Guide to the Great War Museum: lest we forget, which is available for purchase at the entrance desk. The...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank Christine H
Reviewed 15 November 2014

We visited Gorizia because it is mentioned in Hemingway's book, and we read it had a WWI Museum. The Museum of the Great War was superb. Sometimes these local museums are too much or too little, or too academic or too fascile. The Museum of...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank dwaynep2
Reviewed 13 November 2014

It is a great place! Dominates above P.Vittoria and it is interesting to climbe up to it. There were few exhibitions and all were great! Belle Epoque military uniforms and in particular Charlstone area dresses. Really must see when in this area. Staff is more...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank piedmonte2014
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
Grand Hotel Entourage - Palazzo Strassoldo
233 reviews
.20 km away
Best Western Gorizia Palace Hotel
668 reviews
.95 km away
Hotel Internazionale Gorizia
19 reviews
1.92 km away
Hotel Franz
720 reviews
11.72 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 134 nearby restaurants
Trattoria Da Gianni
1,838 reviews
.43 km away
Moscardino Bistrot
107 reviews
.38 km away
Al Chiostro
206 reviews
.22 km away
La Kantinetta
38 reviews
.36 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 117 nearby attractions
Castello di Gorizia
427 reviews
.16 km away
Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio
42 reviews
.36 km away
Duomo di Gorizia
58 reviews
.34 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Museo della Grande Guerra staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines