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Enlightening

Visited with friends,the exhibition is free and situated underground accessed by a flight of... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
Mick T
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Free bit of history

A small museum that sheds lights on the history of Tenerife. See the cannon that took General... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
Tricia F
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21 Nov 2017
“Enlightening ”
22 Feb 2017
“Free Very Interesting”
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends,the exhibition is free and situated underground accessed by a flight of stairs,it gives a potted history of Tenerife and has ruins and cannons to peruse.

Thank Mick T
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Excellent small exhibit. Very interesting with full English translation. Explains the history of the Island and it's link with Nelson. Small Archeological ruin to see.😊

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

A small museum that sheds lights on the history of Tenerife. See the cannon that took General Horatio Nelson's arm and part of the defensive wall of castle San Cristobal. Multi-lingual explanations available, all Spanish translated to English. It's 30 minutes max, but it's interesting...More

Thank Tricia F
Reviewed 19 December 2016

You can't miss it while in P. de Spain, so go see it. You won't be disappointed. It dates back hundreds of years and was an integral part of SC security. Also affords beautiful views of the ocean.

Thank Stan W
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is a small museum underground, in the remains of what was the Castillo de San Cristobel. We nearly missed the entrance, but glad we didnt. Small but very informative, regarding Nelsons attempt to capture Tenerife. Apparently this is where he famously lost his arm...More

Thank sallannette
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Good place to see the history behind this battle and the remains of the original fort. Interesting to get the perspective from Spain on the defeat of Nelson. It's free!

Thank cyclecrazy
Reviewed 29 January 2016

This small museum and interpretation centre is accessed down a steep stairway at the seaward side of the Plaza d'Espana. The lower parts of the fortified city walls are visible down here together with several old cannons, epigraphic stone tablets and illustrations of how the...More

2  Thank Linda A
Reviewed 5 November 2014

In the Plaza de Espana there are stairs which lead down to the The Interpretation Centre of the Castillo de San Cristobal. The Interpretation Centre enables the visitor to see remains of the castle walls, information on the defence of Tenerife, history of Santa Cruz,...More

2  Thank Jet803305
Reviewed 6 April 2014

We stumbled upon this place on our last day on holiday. At first I though it was stairs down to a loo! It is a small but nice little museum with displays in English. It was very informative about the local history and they seemed...More

2  Thank Peter G
Reviewed 21 February 2014

Two minutes walk from the Monument to the Fallen on the Plaza Espana are steps to an underground museum - no entry fee - holding the ruins and remains of the San Cristobal Castle which was part of the defence against pirates and the British...More

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