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The Museum of Military History (HGM)- Part 1

The tour in short

Join our military expert, Wolfgang, as he takes you on a journey back to the 16th century and all the way back to modern history. Uncover the secrets of warfare and the impact of these wars on Austria in general, and Vienna in particular.

Child (6-12)

The Secrets Of The Museum Of Military History Tour Details

A major theme which has repeatedly shaped Austria’s history is war. The impressive Museum of Military History is the leading museum of the Austrian Armed Forces. It documents the history of Austrian military affairs through a wide range of exhibits comprising a wide variety of weapons and other artefacts which enable us to better understand Austria’s past.

This tour of Vienna highlights important battles, figures, and weaponry used in these wars. This tour is perfect for history buffs or anyone wanting to learn more about Austria’s wartime past. Listen to fascinating commentary as we make our way through the Museum of Military History on this Secret Vienna tour.

Why this tour?

Instead of taking an ordinary sightseeing tour, dig a bit deeper to learn the unique stories and secrets of Vienna’s main sites. These stories are new even to most locals and so this could be a great activity for anyone who wants to explore and learn about Vienna in a fun and entertaining way.

Important details:

  • Tour time: Please check the schedule on the right side of the screen to see the tour’s availability.
  • Duration: The tour lasts approximately 2 hours.
  • Guide: One of our awesome guides is looking forward to meeting you. See our full guiding team HERE!
  • Children: This tour is excellent for children who love stories, secrets and history.
  • Accessibility: This tour is wheelchair accessible.
  • What to wear: Comfortable shoes! Also, always check the weather forecast in advance to make sure you are dressed properly.

Tour conditions:

Minimum number of participants:  The tour takes place if at least 5 people are registered. In case there aren’t enough participants, the tour will get cancelled and a full refund will be issued to those who paid.

Cancellation policy: You can cancel your booking up to 24 hours in advance. No refund will be given to those who cancel less than 24 hours before the tour. Certain exceptions apply such as emergency situations.

Pictures and videos: Please be aware that photos and videos may be taken during the tour. If you don’t want to appear in any Secret Vienna promotional pictures, please let us know by sending us a message.

Copyrights: The content of the tour is the result of the hard work done by our team of licensed guides. Recording the tour or taking pictures of artifacts and material used by the guide is strictly forbidden.

Do you have more questions?

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