If you are planning trip to Vung Tau, you should not miss the chance to admire antique weapons or antique uniforms dating from the 16th, 17th, 18th centuries…at Robert Taylor Worldwide Arms Museum.
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Surprisingly, in Vung Tau there is a unique place to bring the curiosity of both locals and tourists, it is the antique weapons museum — Robert Taylor Worldwide Arms Museum. The museum is located in the grounds of old French villas, located quite close to Bai Truoc (Front Beach). Antique Weapons Museum is located at 98 Tran Hung Dao street with ancient look of the French mansion is where display more 2,500 antique weapon artifacts from around the world include guns, swords, crossbows, military uniforms of countries from around the world since the 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th centuries … Of these, there are about 1,500 artifacts are pistols, rifles date from 200-300 years old from England, Germany, France, America, Italy, Netherlands …. The artifacts were collected over 50 years by a British citizen named Robert Taylor. With a passion for antiques he founded the museum and widely introduced it extensively to the public.
Exploring the museum brings you back to the flourishing periods of the historical periods from the ancient history, medieval to modern. From the entrance gate into the first zone – the ancient area, you will be overwhelmed with the weapons from the Roman Empire, Genghis Khan or Samurai as swords, spears,… Along with the armor uniforms, iron armor, helmet..
Follow the stairs to the upper deck, you will be bring back to time of the king flashy, the talented politician of France — Napoleon Bonaparte. The Middle Ages recreated the wars in Europe through the uniforms of royal army, chevaliers, charismatic characteristic of each country, such as France, Russia, the Netherlands, Bulgaria, Germany … and the advanced weapons at that time, it was gun.
Continuing of the Medieval theme, behind the main hall of the museum you will be able to admire the military outfits mainly for festivals, parades and the guns for hunting from one time shot 1 capsule to 6 tablets and assassination guns for women.
Finally, the modern area exhibits the Australian military outfits from air, infantry, seagoing ships, and advanced weapons during World War II.
Visiting the Robert Taylor Antique Weapons Museum, you will not only see the weapons of the ages, but you will also learn more about the historical periods full of lively, appealing through “narratives” of the outfits. Therefore, if you traveling to Vung Tau do not miss this place.
Address: 98 Tran Hung Dao Street, Ward 1, Vung Tau City, Vietnam
Phonei: Mobile: 0908.367.566 | Home: 0643.818.369
Opening hours: 8:00 – 17:00
Tickets price: 50.000 VND for Vietnamese, 100.000 VND for foreign visitors and 25.000 VND for child 6 – 11 ages.
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