The Military History Museum in Vienna, Austria, is a captivating institution that offers a comprehensive insight into the military history of the nation. Housed in a striking historic building, it features an extensive collection of artifacts, weaponry, uniforms, and documents spanning from ancient times to the modern era. Featuring extensive collections from WW1 and WW2 it should not be missed. The highlight of the Museum is the Exhibit on the Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
An easy walk from Westminster will bring you to the Imperial War Museum. If you have any interest in
Military History you should dedicate several hours to seeing it. An impressive collection awaits. When
we went they had a WW1 display as it was the 100 th anniversary of end of the Great War. Uniforms,
Trench Clubs, Flame Throwers, Trench Mortars, Gas masks. Tanks etc. The WW2 section was also
impressive with General Montgomery’s staff car and an Eagle from the Reich Chancellery being the two
stand out pieces. In our opinion the only Museum to surpass this is the Museum of Military History in
The Airborne Museum ‘Hartenstein’ in Oosterbeek, The Netherlands is dedicated to the Battle of Arnhem in which the Allied Forces attempted to form a bridgehead on the northern banks of the Rhine river in September 1944. Hartenstein served as the headquarters of the British 1st Airborne Division. In the museum an extensive collection is displayed consisting of original weaponry, uniforms and equipment used in the battle. The numerous photos and films on display provide a realistic picture of the battles in the area. In addition the museum has an award-winning Airborne Experience exhibition, that depicts the area around Arnhem and Oosterbeek during the battle.
In Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the 82nd Airborne Museum is located on base. Established in 1945, this museum houses exhibits of paratroopers, equipment, and weapons from 1917 to present regarding the famous Division.
Fayetteville, NC- The US Army Airborne & Special Operations Museum is located just outside of Fort Bragg and has been open to the public since 2000. The museum focuses on military history and includes an outdoor exhibit of Harmony Church.
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Located in Triangle, Virginia, the National Museum of the Marine Corps offers a history about the Marine corps in general. They offer the history of the Military branch as well as preserve their message and honor. They offer detailed displays of uniforms, weapons, and equipment used by the marine corps in various battles and wars.
This Museum covers World War Two in the Pacific with exhibits of the uniforms, the vehicles, and the weapons used in the war. The museum is located in Fredericksburg, Texas. Their museum covers the war extensively while also offering education programs to teach about the outcomes and lessons of the war.
Fort Benning is a post located outside of Columbus, GA. It supports more than 120,000 active-duty military and their families. “The National Infantry Museum emphasizes the values that define the infantryman as well as the nation that he protects”.
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Harmony Church is now located on the grounds of the Infantry Museum as its own separate exhibit (in association with Fort Benning, GA). Fort Benning supports more than 120,000 active- duty military and families, and it is the largest infantry training center in the United States. Harmony Church is specifically part of the “700 Series”; this was a project started in WW2 to produce numerous buildings in a small amount of time to provide for the newly drafted men. Each building was constructed the exact same way whether it be in Fort Benning, Fort Bragg, or Fort Knox. These projects could be built quickly and locally making it a fascinating sight.
A Texas-based museum which restores, operates, maintains, and displays aircrafts which are historically significant or vintage. They house a large collection of WW2 related aircraft as well as large collections on the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
Located in Washington DC, The National Air & Space Museum gives a history of flight throughout time. Flight history is covered from the Wright Brothers and their first flight to the space shuttle and landing on the moon. They offer floating exhibits of planes flown through various wars and used in various time periods.
Also known as the Chinese People’s Anti-Japanese War Memorial Hall, this museum is located inside of the Wanping Fortress near the Marco Polo Bridge. It is a hidden treasure for any history buff. The museum commemorates the Chinese people, and their fight through the Second Sino-Japanese War.
In Hyde Park, this beautiful museum houses many exhibits that have shaped American history. One of the most famous exhibits is the German Submarine U-505 that was captured during World War 2.