Museu Histórico Militar de Almeida

The Beiras

Dedicated to Almeida's military history, this interesting little museum occupies the casamatas, a series of underground rooms originally used for storage and shelter in times of siege. Nowadays they house displays of arms, uniforms and military paraphernalia, with each room dedicated to a different period.

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