In 1798 the English built in front of the Castillo de San Felipe, at the point where Lazareto Island is located, a defense tower, the Torre de San Felipet, whose objective was to cross fires with the gunboats located in the Castle to try bring down the enemy ships that tried to enter the port. . .
The building that occupies the Military Museum of Menorca is the old Calacorp Barracks, built in 1771, when the damage caused to the defense of the Castle of San Felipe by the proximity of the suburb became clear. For this reason, the entire suburb immediately around the castle was demolished and the new one was. . .