Museu Militar do Buçaco - Buçaco, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob
N 40° 22.725 W 008° 21.584
29T E 554350 N 4469992
Quick Description: The Military Museum of Buçaco invites the visitor to an interesting foray into the history of the Peninsular War, especially the battle Buçaco where, in 1810, troops led by Duke of Wellington defeated Napoleon's army.
Location: Aveiro, Portugal
Date Posted: 4/26/2011 3:06:00 PM
Waymark Code: WMBAHW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
«This Monographic Museum was inaugurated on 27 September 1910, on the first centenary of the Buçaco Battle, which synthesizes the braveness and heroic attitude of the anglo-saxonian army during the Peninsular War.

The museum was extended and redecorated in 1962, it possesses a set of valuable collections of weapons, uniforms and equipment used in that battle, from wich a piece of artillery with the correspondent ornaments is worth pinpointing.

The brave and determined attitude of all yhe Portuguese units that took part in the Peninsular War (1818-1814), will be remembered with emotion and gratitude in panels illustrating the brilliant feats of arms. The defense of our identity and independence is due to their action.»

Morning - 10:00 - 12:30
Afternoon - 14:00 - 17:00

Christmas Day
New Year's Day
Easter Sunday
May 1st

Adults - € 2
Young people from 7-17 years of age - 1 €
Adults Over 65 years of age - 1 €
Youth 6 years old - Free
Military and Civilian QPCE - Free
Members of the League of Friends of the Military Museum Bussaco - Free
Friday 10:00 - 12:30 - Free

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Open all year: Except for some holidays

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