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Museum-Arsenal, Lviv

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The City Arsenal is the oldest of three historic arsenal buildings in Lviv, Ukraine. The other two are the Royal Arsenal and Sieniawski Arsenal. It is a rectangular two-storey structure with a miniature octagonal tower on the north side. The building, in its present shape, was erected in 1554–56 above a 14th-century structure of unknown function. It was formerly attached to the city walls and featured a torture chamber. The arsenal building was blown up by the Swedes during the Great Northern War but was subsequently restored. At present it houses an armoury museum.
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  • August 9, 2017
    31.07.2017 04.08.2017 we were in Lviv, between my wife and I. There when we first museum. Guns, cannons, swords. Is some weapons. Well worth a visit.
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  • August 5, 2017
    War Museum; Gibraltar but is faltering is a boutique, the Museum is our country. MAbs can be the ideal place for those who are.
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  • August 5, 2017
    Great Hall on the first floor full cabinets with a weapon. The weapon badly described, or not at all as described-poorly lit-disappointed, though I saw a few pieces of interesting and beautiful white weapons.
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  • We stumbled in on a whim, and yes it was a bit fascinating but i don't really understand the appeal. Some of the info was in Ukrainian only. Could have been clearer and better organised.
  • If you love old guns and history, you need to visit this place.
  • Good place to go visit of you have few days in Lviv
  • Interesting place with big collection of different ages weapons. Drawbacks are a bit of cold during a winter time and exhibits messly sorted.
  • If youre shield-armor-weapon lover, you must see it.

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