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Landeszeughaus

Herrengasse 16 | 8010 Graz, Graz 8010, Austria
+43 316 80179810
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Great museum for families with young kids

Actually it looks a bit small museum but very interesting content in the old building disposed at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ilijam179
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Novi Sad, Serbia
Educational guided tour

In the low season only guided tours are offered and visitors are not allowed to stroll around on... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
zxpingo
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Among the 21 departments and institutions of the Joanneum Universal Museum, founded as the Joanneum in 1811, the Armoury is in a class of its own. Attracting around 55,000 visitors annually, it is the Joanneum's most-visited institution without an exhibitions role. Moreover, as the largest historic armoury in the world, it is a living memorial to a chequered, conflict-ridden past, whose bogeymen and prejudices are still with us.
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“four floors” (8 reviews)
“audio guide” (13 reviews)
“on display” (9 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Herrengasse 16 | 8010 Graz, Graz 8010, Austria
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Actually it looks a bit small museum but very interesting content in the old building disposed at four floors will occupied 2-3 hours of your time easily. Our kids were more then focused as we had chance to see impressive collection of historical armor, cannons...More

Thank ilijam179
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

In the low season only guided tours are offered and visitors are not allowed to stroll around on their own. However, our guide was very knowledgeable and told us a lot of stories behind the wars and the weapons in one hour. There was also...More

Thank zxpingo
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

The Landeszeughaus contains an incredible arsenal of armory, guns and more from approx. the 16th to 18th centuries. We joined a guided tour in English, which can be highly recommended as there are some great stories to be told. Our whole family enjoyed the visit,...More

Thank Urban F
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Sometimes called The Styrian Armoury, this is an unrivaled collection of historical armour. Four floors packed with cannons and cannonballs, pole weapons, ancient rifles that must have been a nightmare to fire and maintain, old pistols, and more. So crowded is this armoury that there...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Helmets, shields, guns, body armours (for horses too!) swords, lances, jousting poles, bayonets, pistols, cannons galore!! Well worth a visit, included in the 48 the Universalmuseum Joanneum ticket.

Thank Minmar_10
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This was one of my favorite things in Graz. Just to see all of the armor and weapons in one place was incredible. There are approx. 32,000 objects including armor, shields, helmets, guns, knives and swords. It was incredible. I didn't take the tour. I...More

Thank zippy608
Reviewed 19 September 2017

A very different kind of museum where the sheer number of exhibits overwhelms the visitor. The great thing about the Landeszeughaus is it appears to be frozen in time, a very realistic armoury from the period in question. The armour is worth a visit in...More

Thank GECF60
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

If you are at all interested in guns this place is a must. That so many have survived in one place is amazing . The Helmuts and armor are well displayed . Take the tour is was full of facts in details you would miss....More

Thank Lynne H
Reviewed 9 September 2017

With my 6-year old boy we took a trip to Graz leaving mother in suburbs for shopping and heading directly to the old city centre. Saturday afternoon or Sunday are best for free parking not far from the Jakomini Platz from where there are only...More

Thank Nejo J
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Looks small, but you can spend 2 hours just gazing in all old weapons and armors on display. Highly recommend a guided tour.

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