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This review covers a long planned trip to Ingolstadt to visit the Bavarian Army Museum.
The collection in the Tilly's Redoubt is probably the single best WWI museum I have ever visited, rivaling what I remember of the Imperial War Museum's collection. Of course it...More
I just visited, or actually wanted to visit this museum, but it was a total fail. I wanted to visit the whole museum, and my friend only the first part, in the castle. We asked the Helga at the tickets, what kind of tickets we...More
The trench warfare exhibit stopped my children compelling them to want to hold hands. It was memorable (and really not scary; however, it surprised them). The museum tells the history well (descriptions are only in German).
Being basically an english speaker make sure you have Google Translator on your smart phone, that is what we did, you will get the full story that way. Only a few of the signs are in english. A very good very clean WW1 museum. Being...More
We didn't go to the main museum but crossed the river to the WW1 museum at Reduit Tilly. Quite simply an excellent hour and a half. True it is all in German but it's very visual and approaches the subject from many different angles: technology,...More
Traveled to Ingolstadt specifically to see this museum. Its displays are definitely dated and only in German. No attempt to provide English, French, etc. Needs a serious overhaul to add languages and technology.
This is an excellent military museum. However, German is used throughout though this for the history lover will not be a problem as the visual displays are very easily understood; though a short guide in English would obviously be very welcome. Their Great War exhibition...More
Response from Everett S | Reviewed this property |
Mr Woodhouse. I am a military historian, a Subject Expert at Oxford University.... it sounds as if you have a very valuable collection both in the material itself and financially if you were to sell them. Be very careful... More
Mr Woodhouse. I am a military historian, a Subject Expert at Oxford University.... it sounds as if you have a very valuable collection both in the material itself and financially if you were to sell them. Be very careful as to those who contact you and wish to see the documents. I have a colleague at the National Bavarian Library in Munich who may be able to help....but this is not the correct venue for exchanging contact details. Dr Stephen Bull at The Museum of Lancashire , Preston is also a colleague and friend, explain your issue and he will put you in contact with me.