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National Military Museum Bucharest

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Address: Strada Mircea Vulcanescu 125-127, Bucharest, Romania
Phone Number:
+40 21 319 5904
09:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The exhibit starts with first stone tools right through to today. Romania has a rich history that contradicts my education as a lot of former communist countries. Even their... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
Phillip S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The exhibit starts with first stone tools right through to today. Romania has a rich history that contradicts my education as a lot of former communist countries. Even their weapons have the intricate Romanian artistry that was prevalent pre communism. You could actually tell from weapons and uniforms when communists took over even if not told. I just hope they... More 

Thank Phillip S
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Interesting visit to National Military Museum, while in the city don't miss out on this ... interesting exhibitions certainly.

Thank Angad P
Tallinn, Estonia
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339 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Loads on show from ancient armoury to cold war rockets. The lay out is a bit disjointed but just go into every doorway as it may also be part of the museum. Dont take photographs unless you have paid the 30 Ron or you will get some abuse from the staff. The outside exhibits are the most interesting IMOP.

Thank Daya101
Perth, Australia
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36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is more than a military museum. Sure there are tanks in the courtyard and a building full of uniforms and weapons but the main building is more an archaelogical cum historical museum. The exhibits are well set out, presented in chronological order and with English explanations. They have thankfully avoided the curse of all archeaoligical museums in that they... More 

Thank james12017
Bucharest, Romania
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We visit this museum several times , great objective for history lovers , also a great display for all types of weapons and military vehicles.

Thank Adrian_23275
Bucharest, Romania
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 May 2016

A good place for kids, there are a lot of things to see, tanks, armours, weapons. Everything from begining till the '80.

Thank radoopi
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Static show of vehicles and old fortresses, but not much information on the history of the military or the current military

Thank Rik v
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

This was an interesting museum to see. Its cheap and something to do if in Bucharest. The inside shows the weapons and armor of the early Romanians, which is neat to see (they were apparently all really short). Outside is all sorts of modern military stuff ranging from tanks to missile launchers. There is also an aviation portion of the... More 

1 Thank WanderingThatWay
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

If you like guns, and warfare this is the place for you. Personally, I don't, but I still found it fascinating. It encompasses the military history of Romania and the historic people prior to its existance, such as the Romans, Dacians, and prehistoric peoples, thoguh the middle ages, world wars, the cold war relics, and right up to the modern... More 

1 Thank Rafael_Valerian
Bucharest, Romania
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Old time armory. Interesant soviet arsenal!! Very good placing. The planes are amazing to watch. Going back in time!!

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