Opened on 6 January 1982, the 200th anniversary of Minorca's conquest by the troops of King Charles III, the building itself is a stone fort constructed by the English during their previous occupation of the island. The Museu Militar has 20 rooms housing all types of military paraphernalia - particularly one collector's huge trove of bronze weapons of the 16th through 18th centuries - a legacy of constant attacks and invasions not just by England but also France, as well as high-seas pirates. Military matters have had outsize importance on an island that was for centuries such an object of contention among armed powers great and small.
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