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“Top notch museum of war in a very specific region”
4 Aug 2016
“War is purposeless”
In an attempt to caution against war, and a desire for peace in Europe, the Museum accurately documents the WWI Front from the Ortler Mountains to the plains of the Isonzo. The region's history during the War is presented by revealing the fate of...more
Hours Today: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Koetschach 390 | Rathaus, Kotschach-Mauthen 9640, Austria
Spent several hours here, and really was impressed. The detail and impact of the museum was really profound. I recommend it for anyone who has studied WW1. This is serious stuff, great historical documents and objects within a very well done historical context.
The Museum perfectly describes the conditions of people, whether army members or civilians, during World War I.
Information is provided both in Italian and German.
One can find original photos and objects of the War time.
In some rooms, some artificial areas were built so...More
Having visited several museums related to World War I we were very impressed by the huge amount of valuable and relevant information shared throughout all the related themes. The main focus is on how soldiers were affected by all aspects of war fare in this...More
an interesting visit for my father, but quite disappointing for my kids. nothing interactive, no explanations for kids, just a box of stupid broken toys at the entrance that had nothing to do with the museum and that my 2 year old couldn't even take...More
We were completely surprised at how fantastic this museum is. We visited the one in Kobarid, Slovenia during this trip which we had heard much about. Finding the 1915/1918 Museum in Mauthen was a surprise and we thought it would be very small. However, we...More
While I must admit my interest in this museum will be biased, as I am particularly interested in the military history of this region in WW 1, my wife would not have said the same before visiting this outstanding museum for the first time.