Styrian Armory (Landeszeughaus) Tours and Activities
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The Styrian Armory in Graz is the world’s largest historic army, holding 32,000 pieces of weaponry, tools and suits of armor. Built between 1642 and 1645, the armory stood on the front lines for Austria’s battles with the Ottoman Empire and Hungarian rebels for the next few centuries. One of the most visited of the dozen museums that comprise the Universalmuseum Joanneum, the Armory features exhibitions on four floors, arranged in a way reminiscent of a 17th century arsenal. On the first floor, visitors will find cannons, mortars and muskets from the 16th to 18th centuries, while the second floor focuses on helmets, suits of armor and pistols. The third floor shows off more armor, including German-made armor and equestrian armor for nobles. Finally, the fourth floor is home to staff weapons such as morning stars, halberds and pikes used by foot soldiers, as well as swords and sabres once used by horsemen.
The Styrian Armory is located in Graz’s Inner City, just a few steps from the Hauptplatz (Main Square). Get there by taking the tram to the Hauptplatz/Congress stop or by taking a bus to the Busbahnof, just a few block away. There are no signs or text accompanying the exhibitions, but visitors can rent an audioguide or take a guided tour, offered in English daily at 1pm.
Address: Herrengasse 16, Graz, Austria
Hours: April to October, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am-5pm. November to March, Tuesday to Sunday, 11am-2pm, by guided tour only.
Admission: 9 Euro
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Ensure you don’t miss out of one of Graz’s most-visited institutions by booking you entrance ticket to the Styrian Armoury Museum, the world’s largest historic armory, in advance. Browse a 32,000-strong collection of weaponry, tools, and suits of armor, and opt to purchase an audio-guide or guided tour in order to enhance your understanding of the exhibits. Optional guides are only available between March 24th and October 31st.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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What are Styrian Armory (Landeszeughaus) hours of operation?
Styrian Armory (Landeszeughaus) hours of operation: April to October, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am-5pm. November to March, Tuesday to Sunday, 11am-2pm, by guided tour only.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
Should I book Styrian Armory (Landeszeughaus) tickets in advance?
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Styrian Armory (Landeszeughaus) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 3 Styrian Armory (Landeszeughaus) tickets and tours on Viator.
How much does it cost to visit Styrian Armory (Landeszeughaus) 2021?
Currently, an entrance ticket to Styrian Armory (Landeszeughaus) costs USD 12.26. Guided Styrian Armory (Landeszeughaus) tours start around USD 12.26 per person. See all 3 Styrian Armory (Landeszeughaus) tickets and tours on Viator.
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