Augsburg Arsenal & Roman Camp

Museum in Augsburg

Augsburg Arsenal And Roman Camp
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The Augsburg Arsenal is a historic building located in the city of Augsburg, Germany. It was built in the early 17th century as a storage facility for weapons and other military supplies.

The Arsenal is an impressive example of Renaissance architecture, with a façade that features ornate stonework and intricate sculptures. The building is also notable for its size, which made it one of the largest and most important arsenals in Europe during the 17th and 18th centuries.

The Arsenal played an important role in the military history of Augsburg, serving as a hub for the city’s military operations and a center for the production and distribution of weapons and ammunition. It was used by a number of different military forces over the years, including the Bavarian army and the Imperial forces of the Holy Roman Empire.

Today, the Augsburg Arsenal is open to the public as a museum, offering visitors a unique glimpse into the military history of the city and the wider region. The museum features exhibits on the development of weapons and military technology, the role of the Arsenal in the city’s defense, and the lives of the soldiers who served there over the years.

Visitors can explore the Arsenal’s vast storage rooms, which once held thousands of weapons and supplies, as well as its workshops, barracks, and other facilities. The museum also hosts a number of events and special exhibits throughout the year, making it a popular destination for history buffs and military enthusiasts.

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Visiting Augsburg Arsenal & Roman Camp


Tue–Sun 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Mon closed


Adult €7

Address: Augsburg Arsenal, Zeugplatz, Augsburg, Germany
Duration: 20 minutes

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