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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
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
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
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
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
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