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“Great Collection”

Museo Storico Italiano della Guerra
Ranked #2 of 52 things to do in Rovereto
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Housed in the Castle of Rovereto, it is one of the most important Italian museums dedicated to the First World War. It offers two possible itineraries: one is dedicated to the armies and wars of the Nineteenth century and the Great War, with objects, photographs and materials concerning trench warfare and the experience of civilians, the other leads to the discovery of the fortified towers and tunnels of the Castle, housing collections of weapons from prehistoric times to the modern-age.
Useful Information: Stairs / lift, Lockers / storage, Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Rovereto, Italy
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great Collection”
Reviewed 9 August 2012

It's a very vast collection of WWI material. Just incredible what mankind was capable of just a 100 years ago. Its shows you, again, that war is a devastating business.

Visited July 2012
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“Very comprehensive”
Reviewed 2 July 2012

There are plenty of things to see, from the history of war (how weapons and battle stategies changed over time), to the many witnesses of first world war. Within the cave under the mountain, original pieces of cannons and photographs give an idea of how hard was to set the fire line over the mountains pulling the all the weapons in the snow, upon steep routes, with the only help of mules. Very touching.

Visited August 2011
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