MNHM National Museum of Military History, Diekirch

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The National Museum of Military History, abbreviated to MNMH, is a national museum in Diekirch, in north-eastern Luxembourg, that includes amongst its exhibits military vehicles and weaponry, a photographic archive, and lifesize dioramas displaying military servicemen and actions.
The museum originally developed out of the Diekirch Historical Museum, which was primarily dedicated to the Battle of the Bulge in Luxembourg in winter 1944–45. The museum is located in the complex of the Diekirch 'old brewery'.
The main topic of the museum remains the balanced and objective historical representation of the military operations in the Ardennes from the American, German, and civilian points of view. Over 3000 square metres of exhibition space and numerous lifesize dioramas enable an insight of the dramatic and tragic situations that both soldiers and civilians were caught in. Special showrooms feature extensive collections of weapons, uniforms, military equipment of all kind, wheeled and tracked vehicles, in addition to numerous personal soldiers' belongings, photographs, documents, and maps. The museum’s core piece is the detailed mock-up of the night-time Sauer river crossing at Diekirch on January 18, 1945 by units of the United States 5th Infantry Division. The museum's World War II collection is regarded as one of the finest of Western Europe. Use our Diekirch tour planning site to arrange your visit to MNHM National Museum of Military History and other attractions in Diekirch.
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  • The Museum il well organizer, with a lot of Real Life reproduction Diorama, plenty of material well described and a lot of vehicles. Eccellent Museum of WW2 
    The Museum il well organizer, with a lot of Real Life reproduction Diorama, plenty of material well described and a lot of vehicles. Eccellent Museum of WW2  more »
  • Most exhibits are from WWII, with everything from weapons, uniforms, vehicles to photos, maps and full size recreations of the conditions during WWII. Descriptions are provided in English. I spent 2.....  more
    Most exhibits are from WWII, with everything from weapons, uniforms, vehicles to photos, maps and full size recreations of the conditions during WWII. Descriptions are provided in English. I spent 2.....  more »
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  • For those who like history, essentially, and are curious about details, you will find in this museum, an impressive collection with scenarios reproduced based on photos from the time. I spent more than 3 hours on the visit I made, and I didn't see everything on detail. A trip to the past, and a great tribute to those who preceded us.
  • This museum has probably the finest collection of WW2 items in all of Europe.... And I've been to most of them. An underrated gem

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