Museu do Fuzileiro - Barreiro/Setubal/Portugal
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N 38° 37.013 W 009° 03.156
29S E 495420 N 4274264
Quick Description: The building is located where the Hall-Fusilier Museum is the oldest School of Fusiliers, site already referenced in the reign of Alfonso V "The African" (fifteenth century)
Location: Setúbal, Portugal
Date Posted: 4/20/2011 8:17:58 AM
Waymark Code: WMB8VM
The building is located where the Hall-Fusilier Museum is the oldest School of Fusiliers, site already referenced in the reign of Alfonso V "The African" (XV century), given the historic nature of the main building of the complex of biscuit ovens, where they made the biscuits supplied the Caravelas Naus and Navy and Army "combat rations".
This provides a structure rebuilt after the earthquake of 1 November 1755, with architectural features of Pombal, the knife with brick ceilings and domes cap, the main façade and the interior galleries, in 1984 it was decided to retrieve it partially by virtue of their status, occupying only one of three wings of the 27 furnaces.
The Marines and the military unit, have the distinct honor of the Portuguese Armed Forces to be one. th military unit organized permanent Portugal (Royal Charter of King Philip II "the Wise" of April 18, 1621), which embodied in the privilege of participating in military ceremonies when, how their ranks at about the right of the other military formations in a national and shatters. place.
One of the rooms is the Scripts Units Marine who fought in the War of Ultramar (1961-1974) and a Memorial to all Marines who died in combat in Africa, in addition to perpetuating the memory their actions at sea and land in the service of Portugal.
Opening hours: Visits by appointment by calling 212 151 026
Open all year: Yes
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Wikipedia link:: [Web Link]
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