We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Cuesta de Carlos V, 2, 45001 Toledo, Spain
Phone Number: 34-925-223038
Website
Today
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Tue 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 426 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 120
    Excellent
  • 125
    Very good
  • 87
    Average
  • 50
    Poor
  • 44
    Terrible
Hours listed here are wrong

Just went to Toledo, planning to visit the Alcazar as our last stop from 5PM until TripAdvisor's listed closing time of 7PM. The hours listed on this site are wrong; the military... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
Jay M
Add Photo Write a Review

426 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Kiev
Level Contributor
61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best museums I've ever been to. It's huge so plan to spend at least 2-3 hours here. It's a great way to stay out of heat during the hot sunny day. Check out their terrace and beautiful garden. Make sure to pay for the audio guide (4 Euros), it's definitely necessary in order to be... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Just went to Toledo, planning to visit the Alcazar as our last stop from 5PM until TripAdvisor's listed closing time of 7PM. The hours listed on this site are wrong; the military museum at the Alcazar actually closes at 5PM.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Penzance, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
College Station, Texas
Level Contributor
29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
Level Contributor
294 reviews
221 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
47 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dundee, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nonthaburi, Thailand
Level Contributor
38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito also viewed

 
Toledo, Province of Toledo
 

Been to Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito

Address: Address: Cuesta de Carlos V, 2, 45001 Toledo, Spain
Phone Number: 34-925-223038
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile-La Mancha  >  Province of Toledo  >  Toledo
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?