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Museum had some artifacts and pictures of the Napoleonic Peninsular War...all descriptions in only Portuguese. The diorama of the Bussaco battle was undergoing repair but was a great model. The film had English subtitles. There were life sized figures wearing uniforms.
Really amazing how many artefacts (guns, uniform and other) were collected just about one battle, considering that battle happened on start on 19 century - all pieces are in perfect condition and video is very informative. Just one thing to improve - to translate description...More
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.
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
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
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