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Museo Historico Militar de Canarias

Calle San Isidro 2, 38001 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Spain
+34 922 29 85 57
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If your expectations aren't sky high, this place is a gem.

It'a a free place to see boys with their military toys and it's got a great little lunch spot in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HecSkisMiami
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Miami Beach
Great museum!

It's very interesting, they have many weapons, armors and other stuff. It it very interesting and... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
ijek1234
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Novo Mesto, Slovenia
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Calle San Isidro 2, 38001 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Spain
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+34 922 29 85 57
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It'a a free place to see boys with their military toys and it's got a great little lunch spot in the back where you can see retired military congregate and tell stories. It's a great, picturesque spot back there and the food is top-notch, all...More

Thank HecSkisMiami
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

It's very interesting, they have many weapons, armors and other stuff. It it very interesting and you can learn something about tenerife history. The also have helicopters, cars and such outside and you can walk on the wall and have a really nice view!

Thank ijek1234
Reviewed 29 March 2017

ok ok so ex military man thought I go have a look, not on par with our British museum's but never the less very good and enjoyable if you stuck for time and something to do . I enjoyed in the end had a wee...More

Thank chickenlegskirk
Ventura Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Museo Historico Militar de Canarias, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you very much . It has been a pleasure for the museum.

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We went round early one afternoon. Had a lovely time wandering around looking at the many exhibits detailing the military history of Santa Cruz and Tenerife. Not all the exhibits have English descriptions but many have. Interesting is the story of Nelson and the people...More

Thank Montysadog
Ventura Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Museo Historico Militar de Canarias, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thank you very much

Reviewed 10 March 2017

I was looking forward to going here because of the artefacts etc from Nelsons attack of Santa Cruz when he lost has arm. However, I was unable to get much out of the many exhibits, as everything was in Spanish. Also, large collection of more...More

1  Thank Fussyholidaymaker_12
Ventura Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Museo Historico Militar de Canarias, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thank you very much for your valuation.

Reviewed 22 February 2017

The museum is free which is a bonus. There is no English translation but you can get the gist of things. Interesting display of militaria. Worth a look.

1  Thank Anne H
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This place was recommended to me and I would recommend it to you. It's got much of what you'd expect a military museum to have - exhibitions of weapons etc. - but it's more than that. Some of it is inside an old fortress and...More

2  Thank stephen h
Ventura Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Museo Historico Militar de Canarias, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2017
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Muchas gracias por su opinión. Esperamos verle pronto por el Museo Histórico Militar de Canarias. Disculpe la tardanza en contestar...More

Reviewed 8 December 2016

Mix of recent and past military history. Based in original fort nexy to port. Interesting exhibition on Nelson and Battle of Santa Cruz. Modern and historic exhibits, indoors and outside. New displays being set up. Friendly military staff on handWorth a few hours plus free...More

1  Thank Bernard D
Ventura Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Museo Historico Militar de Canarias, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thank you so much for the visit

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

One of highlights. A cool place to visit on a hot day. A thought provoking place with excellent exhibits. Be brave and keep walking down the dark cave like passages, the old gun emplacements, there is someone waiting for you down there!More

2  Thank Martin H
Ventura Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Museo Historico Militar de Canarias, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2017
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Muchas gracias por su opinión. Esperamos verle pronto por el Museo Histórico Militar de Canarias. Disculpe la tardanza en contestar...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Nik my middle son and I visited the above museum for a great day out. The were some great artefacts and displays ranging from early times to the very modern. To a British person to learn of Nelsons defeat at Santa Cruz was of a...More

2  Thank adrianblumenthal
Ventura Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Museo Historico Militar de Canarias, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2017
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Muchas gracias por su opinión. Esperamos verle pronto por el Museo Histórico Militar de Canarias. Disculpe la tardanza en contestar...More

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