Category Archives: Consorcio Militar

Guided visits to the Fortress of La Mola

During this month of February, when the fortress is closed to the public, it is possible to make guided tours in groups of different sizes, from 1 to 20 people, subject to possible changes that may occur in the regulations as a result of the incidence of the pandemic caused for the coronavirus. The price. . .

The Torre d’en Penjat in the port of Mahón

This coastal defense tower was built upon the arrival of the English in the last period of occupation of Menorca in 1798, when they found the island’s defenses dismantled. Newly built the tower received the name of Stuart, who was then the general governor of Menorca. Later it was also known as Torre de Binisaida. . .

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The director of the Menorca Military Consortium retires

Colonel Javier Castro, director of the Menorca Military Consortium, has reached professional retirement and has been fired from this position that he has held since October 2018. During these two years and three months he has worked tirelessly with the aim of restoring, promoting, promoting and, ultimately, highlighting the important historical heritage managed by the. . .

Optics and Calculation Room of the Military Museum of Menorca

The Optics and Shooting Calculation Room is one of the multiple exhibition rooms of the Menorca Military Museum, located in Plaça Esplanada, in the center of the municipality of Es Castell. In this room an abundant collection of measuring devices for the calculation of aim, precise for the shooting of batteries, rangefinders with horizontal and. . .

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The prominence of the Castle of San Felipe in the military history of Menorca

From its earliest times, the castle of San Felipe played a leading role in the history of Menorca. In fact, without having finished the work, in 1558 he already rejected the Turkish squadron of Pialí at the entrance of the port of Mahón. In the eighteenth century, the War of the Spanish Succession had a. . .

Publications of the Military Consortium of Menorca

The Military Consortium of Menorca has numerous publications of interest that tell us about historical events that took place in Menorca, whose historical and cultural interest is beyond doubt. These literary works are a great legacy to better understand our roots, how our ancestors lived on the island and how they suffered the different invasions. . .

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