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Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito

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Address: Cuesta de Carlos V, 2, 45001 Toledo, Spain
Phone Number: 34-925-223038
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A massive complex that now houses a military museum with an impressive firearm display - the musket and cannon display are particularly extensive. The building itself is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

The permanent exhibition splits over four large floors and covers pretty much everything the army has touched in the last five centuries. Given the importance of the army in Spain over the years, this means that you get a view of 500 years of Spanish history. We made the mistake of thinking we could "pop in" and spend an hour... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

A massive complex that now houses a military museum with an impressive firearm display - the musket and cannon display are particularly extensive. The building itself is impressive - but it is no showy: clean lines, no extensive adornments or decorations, etc... If you are a structural engineer or an architect, you'll appreciate being able to see and walk around... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

For our visit of the city of Toledo, we made the choice to park our car into the underground parking place who is located on the on the end of the “Cuesta de los Cappuccinos”, and doing so we were at a few steps of the first place to see in Toledo: The “Alcazar – Museo Del Ejército. So the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Just a massive complex too big to do in one hit spread it out over two days Layout is a little confusing but displays make up for confusing room layout A must see for any firearm enthusiast as the musket and cannon display is the largest I've seen in Europe Take good walking shoes and allow three or more hours... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Took us a bit of stumbling around to find that you get in to the Alcazar through the museum. But once going it was a great way to spend a couple of hours. The more dedicated could spend much, much longer. There is a huge array of military artefacts, weapons, uniforms etc etc to see, ranging from the ancient times... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

It is a large museum located in Toledo's Alcazar and dedicated to the military history of Spain starting Antiquity to the modern era. Swords, armor, uniforms, cannons, muskets, banners - you can find it here. It was very educating for me since I had only general knowledge of Spanish military history and the museum had greatly expanded it. So it's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Much more to this than we thought! A good way to learn about Spanish history right up to today - it's not just about the army! We left ourselves short of time to take it all in and had to leave before we'd seen everything . Very modern and well laid out.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Extensive displays of military related inforamtion, gear, equipment. Gives a macro picture of Spanish military conquests and prowess. Adults especially men will like it. Kids may be bored.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I had expected more than a nice museum about Spanish military might over the ages. I think the museum could have benefited from a tour of the architecture, as well as just a ramble through a couple dozen or so rooms.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We visited the Alcazar in Segovia the day before our visit to Toledo and I was expecting to see how the Spanish royalty lived in this palace. I was wrong, this place is a military museum and it does not show much of the life of royals. If I remember correctly, the Spanish king moved the capital of Spain to... More 

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