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Military History Museum, Dresden

(4.1/5 based on 320+ 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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  • The Museum offers a wide range of subject areas and exhibitions. In addition to the chronological sequence, you can find exhibition parts dedicated to a particular focus. So, the Museum offers also a good insight into the military and society join points and goes away by the mere presentation of the technique. The MHM is always exciting and worth seeing. Especially on a clear day, you have a very good view over Dresden from the top of the 4th floor.
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  • I spent around 3 hours there and I still didn't see anything. I decided to spend more time on the thematic exhibits rather than the strictly historical ones. I was very impressed with everything I saw...  more »
  • The Museum has a super concept. It not only chronology and facts of history explains in the exhibition - as one would expect the name to. Very interesting is also the consideration of "Man and war", so how is the military in our language present war in play with children, psychological warfare, etc., Times a different perspective on the topic. Well done! Necessarily take the free tour!
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