Category Archives: Museo Militar

The Military Museum of Menorca closes three months for renovations

The Military Museum of Menorca will be closed to the public for renovations from Monday to February 28, 2022. The works to be undertaken by the Menorca Military Consortium are intended to carry out a comprehensive reform of the electrical installation throughout the Museum building. This initiative aims to improve the comprehensive lighting of all. . .

The Carlos III Room in the Military Museum of Menorca

In April 1779, while Menorca was under the second British government under the command of Governor Murray, a new maritime war broke out between England and France-Spain, which was fought in the American colonies. Spain had not given up on recovering Menorca and the Marquis de Solleric from Mallorca was in charge of weaving a. . .

Music with lead soldiers

The Diario Menorca publishes on Monday, November 15, in its section “Mira Menorca”, a report on the exhibition in the Military Museum of Menorca of 14 military bands from different countries, formed by tin soldiers, thanks to the donation of Lluís Guasteví, a lover of music and a pacifist who for 25 years was collecting. . .

New visiting hours of the monuments

The monuments managed by the Menorca Military Consortium (San Felipe Castle, Menorca Military Museum and Isabel II La Mola Fortress) have modified their visiting hours for this October that has just begun . The Castillo de San Felipe will open its doors for guided tours throughout the month of October on Tuesdays and Saturdays at. . .

The Plaza de Armas in the municipality of Es Castell

In 1771 an order was given to build a settlement for the workers who built the Castillo de San Felipe, apart from the garrison of the fort and their families, which was located between Cala Corb and Cales Fonts. This new “arraval” had a layout in which the main square predominated, which had to be. . .

The creation of the (Historical) Military Museum of Menorca

The Military Museum of Menorca was born at the Military Easter of 1981, on the occasion of the Bicentennial of its reconquest by Spain, in 1782, after having remained this island under British sovereignty for more than sixty years and French for seven. The accelerated evolution of weapons produced a change in defensive criteria. Such. . .

The British Governor of Menorca Richard Kane

In 1708, for the first time, Menorca passed into the hands of the British crown. In 1713, with the Treaty of Utrecht, since the governor did not spend much time on the island, Kane was left with the position of lieutenant governor, some difficult years for him, until in 1733 he was appointed governor and. . .

Room dedicated to the Peace of Amiens in the Military Museum of Menorca

Menorca under British rule is the period of almost a century – the eighteenth – in the history of Menorca during which this island in the Balearic Islands (Spain) was under the sovereignty of the Kingdom of Great Britain, since its conquest in 1708 by a Anglo-Dutch squadron in the midst of the Spanish War. . .

The Menorca Military Consortium publishes some informative posters about their social networks

The Menorca Military Consortium has produced posters with images of La Mola, the Castell de San Felipe and the Menorca Military Museum with the aim of attracting followers of their social networks. To make this process easy and fast for users, three QR codes have been created to directly access the YouTube, Facebook and Instagram. . .

The Consorcio Militar de Menorca offers discounts on tickets to its monuments

The Menorca Military Consortium offers you the possibility of acquiring, during your visit to the Isabel II Fortress in La Mola, a ticket to visit the Castle of San Felipe and / or the Military Museum of Menorca with a 50% discount. This is an excellent opportunity to get to know some of the most. . .

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