Museo Historico Militar de San Carlos, Palma de Mallorca

Frozen in time centuries ago, Museo Historico Militar de San Carlos originally protected Palma de Mallorca against enemy attacks from the sea. The museum housed inside the sandstone castle preserves artifacts from the island's rich military past, including parade uniforms, weapons, and helmets. In the 20th century, the castle served as a military hospital and prison. Today, a walk around the well-maintained fortification transports visitors to a time when pirates regularly attacked and ransacked the island. The castle offers sweeping views of the city and the surrounding area, so don't forget to bring your camera. Using our custom trip planner, Palma de Mallorca attractions like Museo Historico Militar de San Carlos can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I was here with my girlfriend because I am a great history lover it was a must for me. Luckily, my Spanish is not completely rusted, because some signs can unfortunately only be read in Spanish. Others are also written in English. Thus, even tourists without knowledge of Spanish have easy maps if they want to expand their history knowledge a little. I have to say I am overwhelmed, also by the fact that admission is free. In my opinion, a must for every history fan!
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  • Interesting museum of military history,recently reformed and in it you can see a wide sample of weapons and military equipment.
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  • Nice but not wheelchair accesible as announced on website.
  • Brilliant museum with great exhibits but almost no English signs make it far less good then it could be
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