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Museu Militar dos Acores

Forte de S. Bras - Av. Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-150, Portugal
+351 296 308 633
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Forte de S. Bras - Av. Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-150, Portugal
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"on display"
in 14 reviews
"military museum"
in 13 reviews
"interesting displays"
in 4 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 6 reviews
"military items"
in 3 reviews
"great fortress"
in 2 reviews
"interesting fort"
in 3 reviews
"portuguese history"
in 3 reviews
"ww ii"
in 2 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 4 reviews
"rainy day"
in 5 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 4 reviews
"few hours"
in 2 reviews
"weapons"
in 28 reviews
"wars"
in 12 reviews
"angola"
in 7 reviews
"conflict"
in 6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a hidden treasure with a lot to see. On entering you are taken up with the large field guns (I am a female and not sure if that is the right term ). Once you have seen these you need to follow the...More

Thank holiday-view23-7-11
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had a couple of hours free so I took the chance to look around the fort by the harbour. I could have spent longer. The construction of the fort itself is interesting, and it contains a wide and fascinating range of military memorabilia from...More

Thank Dierama13
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Nice place to spend a couple of hour. Lots of rooms and winding passageways. Exhibits of military paraphernalia and an history of portugese military. Superb views from the ramparts.

Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Except for the Fort itself I would give this museum a pass unless you are into knives and guns. Lots of different displays. 3 euros for adults.

Thank Lesterbeach
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

An amazing display of all things military - guns of all types, military vehicles, old documents and photos. Also good views from the battlements.

Thank Chris P
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Visited the fort during our one day cruise port of call. It did say on the board outside the entrance that the admission fee is 3 euros. When we enter the fort & went up to the ticket counter, the person on duty requested for...More

Thank DanAdrian
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

I enjoyed a bit of shade from a very hot warm summer afternoon, visiting this museum. It is not life shattering and it is nice enough. I really enjoyed some of the pieces on display.

Thank D_SOliveira
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

The Fort and Museum were very nicely arranged with most exhibits in the old fort rooms themselves. This fort was built during the days of pirates and revamped as needed throughout the years. WW II weapons still exist in their positions on the top level....More

Thank Bestadidas_Traveller
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

A comprehensive display, showing the evolving development of weapons, from bayonets to machine guns, and the auxiliary paraphernalia surrounding them, from field kitchens to communication technology. All in a warren of tunnels beneath the parapets, which themselves give a good view of the harbor.

Thank travlinlite60
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

It was raining and our last day with a flight home in the evening, and our hire car had already been returned. I think you get what Im saying. If you like war and weapons you will of course love it. Otherwise its only slightly...More

Thank cmchilds
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