The basic information on the Museum of Military History
The main aim of the museum is: building and raising the national historical awareness and pride of the nationality, supporting the honour of the military traditions of the Slovak nation and the presentation of the Ministry of Defence and the Armed Forces to the general public.
Professional focus and the specialization of the museum: MMH is as a nationwide specialized museum a top collection-forming and culture-educational institution in its field of specialization. Meanwhile it is a central information, methodological, coordination, educational centre for the museum activity in its specialization.
MMH Piešťany professionally manages and coordinates the activity of its two museum branches:
- The Museum Branch Piešťany with its stable exposition „The armaments of the Czechoslovak army in 1945 – 1992“;
- The Museum Branch Svidník with its central exposition „Military history in Slovakia 1914 – 1945“.
Aerial view of the VHM Piestany (sept. 2012)