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Museo de Armas de la Nacion

Santa Fe 750, Buenos Aires, Argentina
4311107179
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Great collection but old fashioned style museum

Very impressive collection of military hardware. Rows and rows of swords, pistols, rifles... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Neil B
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
For Military Buffs

I've been to many museums during my travels including a lot of military museums. This is one is... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
The_Traveling_Expat
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Very impressive collection of military hardware. Rows and rows of swords, pistols, rifles, sub-machine guns, machine guns, cannons etc from many nations. All in cabinets with no touching, no photos. Compared with other military museums we've been too quite lacking in interactivity or ways of...More

Thank Neil B
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I've been to many museums during my travels including a lot of military museums. This is one is pretty similar to others that I have seen. If you're a military buff and really into military history, you will enjoy this museum since it has tons...More

Thank The_Traveling_Expat
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I went to the museum only because my partner is into military history but at the end I did enjoy the visit very much. Very good display with a lot of firearms from different part of the world. Descriptions and information only in Spanish! Please...More

Thank Pina M
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Must be shut on Saturdays, go figure! There are number of small cannon outside in a gated courtyard that can be viewed through the fence. Mostly WWI items by the look of it. Too bad I missed it.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This museum have a great collection of firearms from all over the world, very well displayed , the wall of the names of sailors which got kiled in the Falklands War on the cruiser Belgrano is very sobering and sad, just show you what bunch...More

Thank tonyvane
Reviewed 11 February 2016

From sabres and rapiers all the way up to weapons used in the first, second, and Falklands war. There are 18 rooms full of weapons! We did not find Harper's seven barrel gun (you'll only understand this if you've read Sharpe's War by Bernard Cornwell)....More

Thank AncalagonTheBlack
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

We found it by accident had to pay to get in and was overrated. You couldn't touch anything the guy at the front desk was weird. The girls toilet was locked so i had to use the boys bathroom. If you're a gun person is...More

1  Thank Maya D
Reviewed 23 November 2015

We found this museum accidentally and returned at 1 PM when it opened. Entry was US4 each and we spent several hours absorbed in the displays. There are swords and lances, pistols and rifles, small cannon, moden displays and some very interesting Gatling guns.Mr Browning...More

Thank Gunner do
Reviewed 23 October 2015

I have visited many Arms museums around the world. This Arms Museum is very well organized, well displayed, a fantastic mix of edged weapon small arms and cannons. There is also patches, helmets, etc. Most of the items are well taken care of and are...More

Thank Chipperhigh2
Reviewed 5 May 2015

If you're in the neighborhood, and would like to see a fabulous gun collection, by all means stop here. The collection ranges from the early Spanish conquests, through several wars (incl. WWI & WWII), represented by many nations. The museum is quite extensive and will...More

Thank FLworldwanderer
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make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy
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and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied
by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the
port, mean this neighbourhood is never truly at rest.
One minute you are walking down a street dotted with
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