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Military History Museum, Dresden

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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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  • but of course also creepy and depressing. Suitable for children under 10 in my opinion only limits. We looked at the chronological tour and come back in any case, there to process very much and to explain (for the child, 12). Liked has quite differentiated dealing with the history of me. Here, war is not justified, that's good! Architectural an absolute highlight, if also controversial.
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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 »