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Web. The armory, built around 1670 by Carl Gustaf Count Wrangel. Skokloster Castle, Sweden.

As armory rooms are referred to, in which weapons and armor have been retained in order to spend it if necessary, the military occupation of a castle or fortress, or even to the citizens of a city. Sometimes entire buildings were used as armory referred, in this case, the term is synonymous with Arsenal be. Today's version of the armory is the armory .

Even today, some museums and weapon collections are called armories , including


  • Armory , in: Pierers Universallexikon. 14th volume. 1862, p. 626 ( digitized version )