We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Museo Della Grande Guerra 1914-1918

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Localita Passo Valparola SNC, 32043 Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Phone Number: +39 347 497 0781
Website
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 181 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 9
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Fascinating collection from WW1

Located high up on the remote Passo di Valparolo this small museum is well worth a visit if you are in the area. It gives a detailed look into the past for you to begin to imagine... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 September 2016
DavidBoroBoy
,
Northamptonshire
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

181 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 23: English reviews
Northamptonshire
Level Contributor
16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Located high up on the remote Passo di Valparolo this small museum is well worth a visit if you are in the area. It gives a detailed look into the past for you to begin to imagine what it must have been like to be stationed up in these mountains in WW1, and the hardships the soldiers must have incurred,... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank DavidBoroBoy
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My family climbed the Sass de Stria and I decided to wait at the bottom for them and visit the museum. I took a 20 euro note from my husband to pay for the museum and a drink while I waited. When I handed the note to the ticket office, I was given 3 euros change for a 7 euro... More 

Helpful?
Thank diyceejay
Hyvinkaa, Finland
Level Contributor
27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Lots items from war time from the same area. The big battles were just the place where the museum is. You got an idea what happened and what were the weapons and tools back then. Worth visiting even if you spend a little time inside the museum. The old trenches start just the opposite of the road!

Helpful?
Thank jussiupn
Level Contributor
13 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Much of history and stored material from WW1 time. Health care Instruments and drugs were interested to see and imagine how it all went on that time... You can easily combine this visit with hiking route ( ie tunnel route Lagazuoi (402)- only 900 m distance. Museum has own parking area.

Helpful?
Thank 401helenae
Santa Monica, California
Level Contributor
29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Went there on a rainy foggy cold day at the end of May. I swear that place is brimming with ghosts. Glad my husband was with me, I would not have stepped out of the car by myself! Couldn't even look at the oversized cutout figure of a soldier in uniform standing watch over the monument - with another, dead,... More 

Helpful?
Thank Joan W
Ireland
Level Contributor
71 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

This is a local museum with lots of personal military items from the Italian/Austrian conflict. fascinating and worth a walk around particularly if you are passing on your way back from the Sellaronda to Cortina. The curator was not particularly friendly but its the personal touch of the items in the museum and the photos which bring it all home.... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Anne M
Level Contributor
35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Visited here after having viewed the area from a nearby cable car ride. Siting the museum in a building from that period of time helps with the authenticity of the displays. Obviously a work of passion for one family however it is still fascinating for the casual visitor. Check opening times before visiting to make sure it is open. Closes... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Lyn S
Douglas, Wyoming
Level Contributor
81 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

The museum wasn't open on my first visit, but I returned a year later and made the most of the opportunity to see the equipment, uniforms, and relics of the Great War.

Helpful?
1 Thank Oldfart1939
Greenwich, Connecticut
Level Contributor
24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

Fascinating location and history. Hiking close to area. Artifacts great. Guard in full uniform made for super photography.

Helpful?
1 Thank Carol S
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

Worth the short stop to understand the folly of war and the human toll of trying to defend a frontier in high alps, and at all costs. Museum full of recovered artefacts and a real snapshot of what it must have been like to serve on this front line.

Helpful?
1 Thank Innes T

Travellers who viewed Museo Della Grande Guerra 1914-1918 also viewed

Cortina d'Ampezzo, Province of Belluno
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Province of Belluno
 
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Province of Belluno
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Province of Belluno
 

Been to Museo Della Grande Guerra 1914-1918? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Museo Della Grande Guerra 1914-1918 and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Museo Della Grande Guerra 1914-1918 staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?