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Free guided visits to the General Military Archive and the Artillery Academy

Event

Headline:
Free guided visits to the General Military Archive and the Artillery Academy
When:
Sea, 1. October 2019, 12: 00 h - Jue, 31. October 2019
Where:
Segovia,
Category:
Exhibitions
Impressions:
229
Created by:
Prodestur

Description of the event

The Military Command of Segovia commemorates the National Holiday Day tomorrow with two free guided visits to the General Military Archive, located in the Alcazar, and the facilities of the Artillery Academy and its Artillery Simulation Center. From the Command they remembered that 30 is celebrating the anniversary of the international missions under the banner of the United Nations, NATO and the European Union, in which 177.000 men and women participated.

At 12.00 hours the free guided tour of the General Military Archive in the Alcazar begins, for which you must sign up on the phone 921 46 07 58 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. This is the oldest national historical archive of the Armed Forces, created by Queen María Cristina in 1898, to recast the archives under the Ministry of War, which already existed in the Madrid cities of Alcalá de Henares and Aranjuez and in Segovia, corresponding to the inspections of Infantry, Cavalry, Engineers and Artillery.

Currently, the fund of the General Military Archive occupies 17 storage rooms of the Alcazar and four in the House of Chemistry, with more than 75.000 files in 16.000 meters of shelves.

The second proposal for the October 12 is the visit to the historic headquarters building of the Artillery Academy, with entrance through the San Francisco Gate, at 16.00 hours. A tour of the noble zone, including the cloister, the different museums and the Library, where the Science and Artillery Library Foundation has the temporary exhibition 'Travelers and explorers in the Artillery Academy Library'. Registration will be in the mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Finally, at 18.00 hours, a free guided tour of the Artillery Simulation Artillery Center, a modern field artillery simulator that is a benchmark in the forefront of technological innovation, as well as weapon systems simulators of anti-aircraft artillery (Mistral firing points and 35 / 90 cannon). The inscriptions are to the same mail of the Artillery Academy.


Place

Location:
Segovia
City:
Segovia
Country:
Spain