Museo de Armas de la Nacion, Buenos Aires

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Those interested in Argentina’s military history will find plenty to love about Museo de Armas de la Nacion, the nation’s most important military museum, and the largest collection of weapons in South America. You can see hundreds of weapons of varying calibers, styles, and makes at the museum, laid out in a chronological order, and spanning from the 12th century to modern times. Tracking the evolution of weaponry within human society and culture through the ages, the museum displays everything from swords and crossbows to spears and suits of armor. Use our Buenos Aires travel itinerary maker to visit Museo de Armas de la Nacion on your trip to Buenos Aires, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Very impressive collection of military hardware. Rows and rows of swords, pistols, rifles, sub-machine guns, machine guns, cannons etc from many nations. All in cabinets with no touching, no photos. C...  more »
  • I've been to many museums during my travels including a lot of military museums. This is one is pretty similar to others that I have seen. If you're a military buff and really into military history, y...  more »
  • I went to the museum only because my partner is into military history but at the end I did enjoy the visit very much. Very good display with a lot of firearms from different part of the world. Descrip...  more »
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  • This place is swarmed with guns, if you love guns go see it.
  • Very good. Good and wide collection of weaponry from the Middle Ages up to the 60-70 years.
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