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Sant Feliu de Guíxols History Museum

The Guixols Hill

<p>Aerial view of the Guixols Hill</p>

Aerial view of the Guixols Hill

The Guixols Hill or headland of the Small Fort, whence a magnificent view may be enjoyed of the Bay of Sant Feliu, it is one of the town’s iconic landmarks. An Iberian settlement and testimony to fishing activity over the ages, here you may visit the former Lifeguard House and the recently restored Machine Gun Nest.

SPACES

<p>Lifeguard boathouse Old lifeguard station built in the 19th century</p>
The Lifeguard Brigade
The Lifeguard Brigade
<p>The original access to the Machine Gun Nest, one of the defence structures built for the town during the Civil War</p>
The Machine Gun Nest
The Machine Gun Nest

OBJECTS

<p>A lifeboat 10.10 m in length, unsinkable and self-righting, built in 1897 by the Barcelona firm of Burrell i Cia.</p>
The Miquel de Bohera lifeboat
The Miquel de Bohera lifeboat
<p>Lifeline launcher that served to send a rope to the boat in danger and establish a link in order to rescue it.</p>
Spandau lifeline launcher
Spandau lifeline launcher
<p>Gallery over the former yacht club</p>
Gallery with embrasures
Gallery with embrasures
<p>View of the bay from an embrasure in the entrance gallery</p>
Views from an embrasure
Views from an embrasure

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INFORMATION

ADDRESS
TELEPHONE
WEBSITE
http://www.guixols.cat/museu
OPENING TIMES
GETTING HERE
EMAIL
museuhistoria@guixols.cat
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