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    Museo Historico Militar de Valencia, Spain

    Medium size well kept museum https://www.visitvalencia.com/que-ha...litar-valencia, in the centre of the City of Valencia. The building is the same size and looks as is Delegacion De Defensa en La Comunidad Valenciana, separated only by a narrow street. If you see that tank and helicopter in front of you, you are in a wrong place. Go to the left and around the corner to the museum entrance. I asked a couple of women (who were actually going inside the Ministry) and they walked me to the Defence Ministry entrance only to find out that I was not invited to their meeting (my lack of Valenciano did not help at all).

    So, Ministerio de Defensa
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    Museo Historico Militar de Valencia
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    And now, for something completely different....
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    I'll add much more manana, I am wasted and burnt, I walked from the beach to the museum at 2pm, the worst time possible. Those who know the city will understand.
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    Thank you very much for sharing your photos. I go to Valencia at least twice a year to visit my brother who lives near there, every time ive visited the museum i have timed it wrong and the place has been closed.So again thank you for sharing
    For anyone else not wanting to make the same bad timing as me ..
    its open....
    Tuesday to Saturday 10am--2pm then 4pm--8pm
    Sunday 10am--2pm
    Last edited by spotter; 25th July 2019 at 02:51 PM. Reason: Add correct opening time

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    Last edited by sksvlad; 25th July 2019 at 04:30 PM.

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    If you go to Cartagena you will find several muses of Artilleria and Naval away from a grand base of the navy of ships and submarines.
    You can also visit countless artillery fortresses that once protected the naval base with Vickers cannons even in their positions
    It is worth going just to see the landscapes from those positions.
    Happy Holidays

    http://www.aforca.org/bateriasf.htm

    .Enrique


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    Two last things.
    Yes, the museum is FREE and is owned by the Spanish Defence Ministry.
    And the best way to avoid the sun is to go to the museum by METRO.
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