Proclaiming itself to be the biggest and most significant military history museum in the world, the Heeresgeschichtliches Museum offers much to visitors interested in the military, specifically Austrian military history since the 16th century. The main exhibitions cover the Thirty Years War, the Napoleonic Wars, WWI, and WWII. Impressive artifacts on display include the vehicle in which Archduke Francis Ferdinand was assassinated and the gun that killed him; they also have one of the world’s largest collections of bronze cannons. Even if you're not looking to learn about military history, the cultural and historical connections many of these objects have is definitely worth a look.
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