National Military Museum Bucharest (Muzeul Militar Nakional), Bucharest

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At National Military Museum Bucharest (Muzeul Militar Nakional), learn about Romania's most important battles for freedom from the pre-Roman Empire until present-day, including the 1989 revolution. King Ferdinand founded the museum in 1923. It occupies the building of a former officers' college and displays a collection of weapons, missiles, helicopters, tanks, canons, and airplanes, as well as uniforms, medals, trophies, and historical military documents. Notice the communist mural celebrating the Palace of Parliament at the entrance. The revolution exhibit includes personal belongings of soldiers and civilians killed during the 1989 uprising. The courtyard houses 20th-century military hardware, such as Soviet missile launchers and a German tank from World War II. Do not miss the spacecraft in which Romanians launched their first astronaut into orbit. Note that you have to pay extra to take photos. Make National Military Museum Bucharest (Muzeul Militar Nakional) a centerpiece of your Bucharest vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Bucharest trip maker.
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  • Very local, and reflective of a proud nation that has been through a lot and accomplished a lot over many years of conflict. 
    Very local, and reflective of a proud nation that has been through a lot and accomplished a lot over many years of conflict.  more »
  • For me, one of the most interesting museums in Bucharest. Very big, the museum consists in a few different buildings, housing an wide diversity of weapons, starting with the Stone Age ones until our.....  more
    For me, one of the most interesting museums in Bucharest. Very big, the museum consists in a few different buildings, housing an wide diversity of weapons, starting with the Stone Age ones until our.....  more »
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  • It was closed outside
  • Beautifully sculpted miniatures of historic forts and plenty of items on display. As a foreigner, information and descriptions translated to english was somewhat lacking overall, which lowered the overall score to a 4-star.

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