Militärhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr
Militärhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr

Militärhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr

Di-So 10-18 Uhr
Olbrichtplatz 2, Dresden, 01099

The basics

Discover historic artifacts at this military museum, including planes that were used during the Berlin blockade in 1948 and 1949. Wander through exhibitions that explore themes such as crossing borders, invisible perpetrators, and taking cover to escape aerial warfare. Get up close to planes and helicopters and explore several hangars with exhibits covering topics such as pilot training in Germany’s Air Force.

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Things to know before you go

  • This military museum is a must-see attraction for history lovers and architecture buffs (a 2011 extension included a striking architectural design).
  • Free public tours are offered each day the museum is open; check the museum website for times.
  • Audio guides in English or German are available for free.
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How to get there

The Bundeswehr Museum of Military History is located at Berlin-Gatow Airfield in Dresden. The museum is a short walk from the Dresden Stauffenbergallee tram stop. From Dresden Castle, it is possible to reach the museum within 30 minutes utilizing the tram.

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When to get there

The museum is open daily, with the exception of Wednesdays. On Mondays, the museum offers extended evening hours. Travelers interested in specific aspects of military history may want to check out the museum’s website to read about upcoming temporary exhibitions. The summer months are a popular time to visit Dresden; avoid the crowds by traveling in the spring or fall months.

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Exhibits from the Holocaust

In addition to the history of aerial warfare, this museum also hosts exhibits dedicated to the history of the Holocaust. There are many opportunities to learn about various aspects of World War II through photographs and artifacts such as military uniforms.

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