The City Under Siege exhibition in Gibraltar, situated within the Gibraltar Upper Rock Nature Reserve. This interesting Gibraltar attraction provides an engaging experience to all visitors taking them back to a crucial moment in Gibraltar’s history. This immersive exhibition focuses on the Great Siege of Gibraltar, a four-year battle dated around the 24th June 1779 to the 7th February 1783, offering a unique understanding of life during that challenging period.
The City Under Siege Exhibition serves as an extension of the GTA Tour to the Great Siege Tunnels, allowing visitors to explore and for themselves the conditions in which both soldiers and civilians lived during this historical time. This City Under Siege structure stands as one of the earliest buildings constructed by the British in Gibraltar.
Within the Gibraltar City Under Siege Exhibition visitors may see a diverse collection of exhibits and artefacts portraying the eventful times lived during the Great Siege. Visitors can also immerse themselves in the soundscape of cannon fire and explosions that fill the air, impressively recreating the bombardment experienced by those living at the time.
If you are looking for interesting things to do in GIbraltar, this attraction is a must-see. When you decide to embark on this journey with GTA Tours, this City Under Siege exhibition Gibraltar attraction will be available with the Open Gibraltar Tour or with a Customised Private Tour of Gibraltar, which you can arrange with us by contacting via email or through our website.
The City Under Siege exhibition in Gibraltar goes beyond a mere display of historical artefacts, offering a captivating journey through the city’s history of conflict and resilience. Through its impressive collection of artefacts, immersive displays, and interactive elements, the exhibition provides a comprehensive understanding of the sieges that shaped Gibraltar. By highlighting the personal stories and ingenuity of the people, it fosters a deep connection with the past and a renewed appreciation for the enduring spirit of Gibraltar and its inhabitants.