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 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. . .
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. . .
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 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 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. . .
On June 2, 2018, those who were then the mayor of Es Castell, Lluís Camps, and the General Commander of the Balearic Islands, Juan Cifuentes, inaugurated the new access from inside the Military Museum to the old underground tunnels of the Civil War that are taking place through the basement of Plaça Esplanada, as part. . .
The Isabel II Fortress, popularly known as La Mola, the Castillo de San Felipe and the Menorca Military Museum will open their doors to visitors during the Holy Week holidays. Specifically, La Mola will open from tomorrow, Friday until Monday, April 5 (Easter Monday), except on March 29, when it will remain closed, from 10. . .
Today the first meeting of this year of the Permanent Commission of the Menorca Military Consortium was held. The event was held in the meeting room of the Menorca Military Museum, located in the Plaza Explanada of the Es Castell municipality. During the meeting, the initiatives carried out to date and some future projects. . .
In 2010, a room located on the first floor of the Military Museum of Menorca, in the Plaza Explanada de Es Castell, was completely renovated with the aim of hosting a permanent exhibition of original oils and watercolors by the author Anton Schranz. The works exhibited in this room come from a donation made to. . .