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Little known Spanish heroine

This tiny museum is the original home of a Maria Pita who led the successful charge against... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2018
Maggie S
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London, United Kingdom
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A brief visit to the city

An interesting collection of furnishings. The staff were very considerate in that they made their... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2016
Moreaux
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France
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Mar 18, 2018
“Little known Spanish heroine”
Feb 13, 2017
“Don't forget the museum!”
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Rua Herrerias 28, 15001 La Coruna, Spain
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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

This tiny museum is the original home of a Maria Pita who led the successful charge against Francis Drakes English Armada in the port of A Coruña - who knew ?? A little gem of history . Free admission - takes just a short time...More

Thank Maggie S
Reviewed February 13, 2017

A tour of the Maria Pita plaza would not be complete without touring the Museum. There is so much to see and do, La Coruna is a destination all by itself, or a great side trip if your travels do not take you directly there....More

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Reviewed July 27, 2016

An interesting collection of furnishings. The staff were very considerate in that they made their staff lift available for my wife to use, which allowed to see the museum.

Thank Moreaux
Reviewed November 17, 2015

This small, free museum in the old city is an interesting space dedicated to the story of the English invasion of A Coruna and the role of Maria Pita in the city's resistance. There is not much left of the original house but they have...More

1  Thank klsalas
Reviewed September 20, 2012

The Museum is not too big (the house is over 400 years old but refurbished) however it is good to visit in order to read / learn about the woman who saved A Coruna. The museum is set on 3 floors (4th & 5th is...More

1  Thank Berivan C
Reviewed August 16, 2011

There is little to see in this house except for 3 paintings of Maria Pita, who is a heroine in La Coruña because she fought bravely against the forces of Sir Francis Drake. There are also explanations of her life, but little else.

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