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Museu Militar dos Acores

Forte de S. Bras - Av. Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-150, Portugal
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Forte de S. Bras - Av. Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-150, Portugal
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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
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
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
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
Reviewed 25 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
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
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We visited before heading to the airport for our return flight and we were pleasantly surprised. The fact that it is located in a fort certainly added to the appeal. Free admission for kids made it inexpensive for a family. Just a caution that hours...More

Thank alc-rpc
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Entrance cost is 3 euros and the museum is located in a fort which makes it special. A lot of weapons and all kind of military equipment are on display. Unfortunately almost all information explaining the history is in portugese but if you are interested...More

Thank The_Pillow
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This is a museum in the fortress in Porta delgada. Only 3 Euro to enter children no fee. A lot of different weapons and military equipment is shown. Interesting room with the story about the war for liberation of portugals colonies (1961-1974). This had english...More

Thank BjornNorge
Reviewed 14 July 2017

My father served here and so it was of interest to me. There are no guided tours so you are left to walk around on your own. Interesting artifacts but nothing of great interest. The views for the top are what make the entrance fee...More

Thank HMSDG
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