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Museu Militar do Bucaco

Almas do Encarnadouro | Bucaco, Luso, Portugal
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Enthusiasts only

A small exhibition that should appeal to enthusiasts but is only a 30 minute visit otherwise. If... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
sailjerry
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Dungarvan, Ireland
Peninsual Wars explained in details

This will not be the biggest or fanciest museum of the Napoleonic Wars that you can visit, but... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
KlausABAnderson
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7 May 2017
“Enthusiasts only”
20 Oct 2016
“Peninsual Wars explained in details”
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Almas do Encarnadouro | Bucaco, Luso, Portugal
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

A small exhibition that should appeal to enthusiasts but is only a 30 minute visit otherwise. If you have read the Sharpe novels by Bernard Cornwell about the Peninsular war it also will have interest for you.

Thank sailjerry
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This will not be the biggest or fanciest museum of the Napoleonic Wars that you can visit, but being that it's settled on one of the most iconic locations of the Campaign for the Peninsular Wars, you can be sure that it will not dissapoint...More

Thank KlausABAnderson
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Excellent little museum with some interesting maps, weapons and video documentary on the 3 French invasions of Portugal and spirited Anglo-Luso heroic battles. Quite cold in winter so wrap-up warm.

Thank ahsbower
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Worth a visit to see where the French were beaten by Anglo Portugese forces. Excellent arms and battle descriptions. Well worth a visit.

Thank Flashmen
Reviewed 9 February 2015

You can find unique pictures and items from the French invasion and British troops fights.It is located in an high position so you can imagine all the battles downhill.

Thank ArturVictoria
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Such a great story, under-sold by disinterest. This is a key battle and significant location. It tells the story of a great general in the making and misses the mark by a mile...

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 21 August 2014

The Military Museum at the Buçaco was opened in 1910, enlarged and extended and remodelled in 1962, you will see into the small museum a valuable collection of weapons, uniforms and several equipment’s used during the war, which is distinguished by a piece of artillery...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2014

Before you get to this superb institution lets have a looksie at magic places which haunt my psyche. We came to Bucaco because its part ancient woodland,part arboretum and there are gentle spirits about. There is an impressive cascade fed by the greatest of the...More

Thank Eli B
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