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Army Museum Zizkov

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Address: U pamatniku 1600/2 | Zizkov, Prague 130 00, Czech Republic
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One of the best military museum - and it's free

The exhibition covers period from WWI through Russian Civil War and Czech Interbellum to WWII. There's a lot of well-known items (bolt-action rifles, handguns and machine guns... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The exhibition covers period from WWI through Russian Civil War and Czech Interbellum to WWII. There's a lot of well-known items (bolt-action rifles, handguns and machine guns) and a very interesting collection of experimental and rare weapons (Czech LMG and SMG, German Volkssturmgewehr etc). The entrance is free, photo shooting is allowed

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Espoo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is not the easiest to find, but it is well worth your effort. Both first and second WW are well exhibited. The period of german occupation especially interesting.

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Sheffield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

The best way to get to this museum is by tram to Husinecka and then a short walk or by bus 207 to U Pamatniku which is just outside and goes to Namesti Republiky. Entry is free and there is a cloakroom to leave coats. There are two floors of displays and at the moment an exposition of Prague in... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Fascinating display of LOTS of military memorabilia, uniforms, etc, and you will leave with a pretty good sense of where the Czech people have been in the various wars in Europe. The most interesting display for me was the one that depicted the assasination of the Third Reich ruler whose killing prompted Hitler to destroy an entire Czech village, once... More 

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Yorkshire UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Wonderful museum and free entry! Walked from the centre of Prague which was a casual 20 minute walk and well worth it to visit this museum and the National Memorial on Vitkov Hill. Spent a couple of hours in the museum. Some very moving exhibitions and was nice to see a group of local school children visiting, very educational for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

This is one of three sites of the Czech armed forces museum; the other two are outside the city and contain the tank and aircraft collections. It covers the story of the Czechs who thought in exile in both World Wars and the development of the regular Czech army in the 1920s and 1930s as the nation was founded in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The bad news is that you only get one tank, at the entrance, but the rest of the museum makes up for it. Some of the best European WWI display items apart from Belgium's museum. Fuselage of a German fighter, but tons of medals and uniforms along with smaller weapons and cannons, some of which were unique, including a Schneider... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Fanatic place if you like military history with lots of items and info from WW2 , WW1 and other conflicts ...it's a big museum & well laid out . It's also free .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We found this place through trip advisor and I can honestly say it is a great place to visit. A little bit out of the way but easily accessed by public transport. The museum had a lot of very interesting displays, especially the WW1 exhibition. The staff were very friendly and, amazingly, the museum was free! We learnt a lot... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

It's a great museum where can you see a lot of stuff from World War 1 and 2. Very interesting for kids, who learn in school about that.

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