Festungsmuseum, Salzburg

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Located within the walls of the Hohensalzburg fortress, Festungsmuseum takes you on a trip through Austria's extensive military history and details day-to-day life in a castle. See artifacts such as weapons from different periods, Roman coins, archeological finds, military musical instruments, and castle furnishings. Don't miss the "iron soldier" room, which contains an extensive collection of suits of armor. Pick up an audio guide (available in various languages); entrance is included in the fortress ticket price. Add Festungsmuseum and other attractions to your Salzburg trip itinerary using our Salzburg online day trip planner .
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  • The museum that is to be stuffed is well worth seeing, with a lot of Habsburg history and two wartime things, and a lot of elements in the military. are very intuitive display, do not need to explain also can understand.
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  • Worth spending a bit of time here if only just to see the excavations, they have uncovered an old oven area built of bricks, probably Roman I would think. Makes one think about the humble brick and it...  more »
  • We went to visit this wonderful fortress on a very cold and rainy day. It is an amazing place with lots of history. The time we had to short as in April closed at 17 hrs.
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