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Military History Museum, Dresden
(4.1/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
A visit to Military History Museum in Dresden offers an insightful look into the human aspects of war, as well as the evolution of German military technology. The original building, which served as an armory, was built in 1873 and was a Nazi museum, a Soviet museum, and an East German museum before being closed in 1989. It reopened in 2011 with the striking metallic addition on the facade, which is meant to make visitors reconsider the way they think about war. Pass through the exhibit spaces divided into nine categories, such as politics, human aggression, and art in war. At the top level, you can walk along the modern structure, which is open to the elements and offers views of Dresden. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Military History Museum and many more Dresden attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Dresden vacation planner.
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  • Still, I haven't seen a better presentation of military history. A military Museum of in memory of the victorious nation is used in many countries. Here it is a much more sensitive approach to the theme - highly recommended for everyone - whether just interested history, but also for someone who deals with a military education and vocation - highly recommended.
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  • How some of the things on display has survived all these years is a surprise. Floor one is the main event as most folks have described. Some of the actual historical events I need to catch up on but w...  more »
  • Not only by the imposing Castle of love child, a visit here is must. Military history of all centuries presented here magnificent and critically. The temporary exhibitions are worth, I recommend a guide in any case.
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