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Museo Della Grande Guerra 1914-1918

Localita Passo Valparola SNC | Passo Falzarego - Valparola, 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 17 September 2017
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 | Passo Falzarego - Valparola, 32043 Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

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 24 August 2017

It is an interesting visit to see a private collection of many different WWI relics and vestiges. The museum is no really big and it won't take more than 1 hour to take a good look at it. It is also well set and it...More

Thank Tamborilaire
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

Driving the Falzarego, and the Valparola above it give you incredible vistas of several different ranges in the magnificent Dolomiti. Scenic, with old artillery pieces, several cable tram lifts and Inn/cafes at the tops of the passes make these drives unforgettable if you are a...More

Thank chinaclipper1
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 29 October 2016

This museum has plenty of things displayed such as helmets, bullets and soldier stuff. Too sad it's forbidden to take photographs. They have also many souvenirs.

Thank deedeesvk
Reviewed 6 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
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