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Fort Marlborough: Skip The Line Ticket

Delve into the subway galleries of this old British fort

Last admission: 1 hour and 15 minutes before closing
Provider: Fundació Foment del Turisme de Menorca
Registered address: C/d'Artrutx, 22 2º, 07714, Maó, ES
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Entrance to Fort Marlborough
Audio guide (if selected)
  • Explore Marlborough Fort and hear about its history through a number of galleries, with explanatory screens
  • Find out what it was built for and what life was like inside during the tumultuous 18th century
  • Excavated into the rock, this is the most outstanding monument of Britain's legacy in Menorca
  • Validate your ticket at the information office at the entrance

Standing on the southern side of the entrance to Mahón harbour, this 18th-century fort offers guests an insight into military engineering in the 18th century and the necessity of the fort at a time when Mahón harbour was undoubtedly one of the most coveted in the western Mediterranean by foreign powers.

It takes its name from Sir John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, the most prominent British General of the time and a forefather to Sir Winston Churchill, Britain's Prime Minister during World War II.

The small fort would once have been equipped with several artillery guns for defending against possible enemy attack. Nowadays, there's an exhibition montage integrated in the enclosure that explains the history of the fort, the turbulent 18th century, and the legacy left by Britain in Menorca. On the upper levels, there's also exceptional views over the historic area of the harbour.

Marlborough Fort also offers a re-enactment that takes guests back to the time when Fort Marlborough was under siege. It includes uniformed soldiers and special technological effects.

Saturday 09:00 - 14:45
Sunday 09:00 - 14:45
Monday Closed
Tuesday 09:00 - 14:45
Wednesday 09:00 - 14:45
Thursday 09:00 - 14:45
Friday 09:00 - 14:45
  • Cancellation is possible until 24 hours before your visit date.
  • Rescheduling is possible until 24 hours before your visit date.

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Timothy,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
09 Jun 2024
Excellent
Loved this placed , relaxed atmosphere and time to wonder at your leisure.
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JOSÉ,  Spain Spain
21 May 2024
Excellent
Perfecta y si colas . Si tienes alguna duda,con muy amables y te lo explican.
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Fernando,  Spain Spain
26 May 2024
Excellent
Visita recomendable. Un itinerario muy bien señalizado que te permite ver todo.
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