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Museo Della Grande Guerra 1914-1918

Localita Passo Valparola SNC, 32043 Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
+39 347 497 0781
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Friday Sept 15, 2017

My wife and I visited here for about ninety minutes on Friday Sept.15. We were on a visit of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ChamL
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Lynchburg, Virginia
Very interesting!

Fascinating not only for the WWI artifacts and history, but for the building in which it is housed... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
sfresident
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san francisco
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Localita Passo Valparola SNC, 32043 Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited here for about ninety minutes on Friday Sept.15. We were on a visit of the Dolomite Road and I knew there had been very frecious fighting in this area during the First World War. This is not a fancy place,...More

Thank ChamL
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Fascinating not only for the WWI artifacts and history, but for the building in which it is housed -- a bombed out fortress. So the war artifacts are housed, literally, within another artifact. Definitely worth a visit! Closed between noon and 2 pm.

Thank sfresident
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Fascinating collection of articles from WWI. It was included as part of a guided tour of the area. If your on your own, not sure whether the museum offers tours. Would be a lot less interesting without a guided tour.

Thank sambucca45
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Outside Austria and Italy, the Dolomite theatre of war is generally overlooked, but this museum really gets to grips with the lives of the troops and the hideous difficulties in which these extraordinary men fought in the high mountains. The huge range of exhibits, especially...More

Thank frigate
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This museum is very cool. A lot of the signage outside (museum was still closed for season) were in English and very informative. there are old field guns (artillery pieces) which lend a sense of historical drama to the bitter conditions this WW I battle...More

Thank chinaclipper1
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...More

1  Thank DavidBoroBoy
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...More

1  Thank diyceejay
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...More

Thank jussiupn
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...More

Thank 401helenae
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...More

Thank Joan W
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