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Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum

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Address: Villegaignon Street, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN1191, Malta
Phone Number: 35621454512
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Description: An extraordinary collection of art and antiques (including paintings...
An extraordinary collection of art and antiques (including paintings, furniture, silver, armour, jewellery, coins, etc.) displayed in one of the oldest buildings in Malta. The Collection was put together by the Palazzo’s most recent owner and resident, Captain Olof Frederick Gollcher who was an artist, philanthropist and avid collector. Opening times: Tue to Sun 10am-5pm (last visit 4pm). Facilities include audio guide, panoramic view rooftop cafe, gift shop, special needs toilet.
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Palazzo Falson is well maintained and nicely restored. Its different rooms showcase a treasure trove of interesting items. Furthermore, from the room one has amazing views of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Palazzo Falson is well maintained and nicely restored. Its different rooms showcase a treasure trove of interesting items. Furthermore, from the room one has amazing views of the surroundings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

i was amazed at the amout of histiorical things they had on display they often have lots things on exhiabition there one exhiabition i saw several years ago was old pipes from days gone by

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Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We have visited a number of museums in Malta and found this to be the most disappointing one. It is definitely not worth the EUR10 per person entrance fee. For most of the exhibits, we have seen similar things in other museums with much lower entrance fee. To make matters worse, the staff were quite unfriendly. When we tried to... More 

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Cergy, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The visit of the palazzo was very interesting. It reflects a lot of the maltese culture and offers lots of items to see.

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I really enjoyed my visit to the Pslszzo Falson, and the head set an infra red button audioguide was extremely informative. There is no doubt, that this is an outstanding collection of curiosities. My personally favourite was a watch from the French Revolution which had 10 hours on it each split up into 100 minutes! After a couple of years... More 

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Kiama, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Good views from the cafe on the roof, snacks & light lunch plus beer & wine. Lovely house with pleasant courtyard,can imagine living here years ago. Wide ranging variety of collections from coins & paintings to crockery, furniture, books & silver. Also 1 of only 3 ten hour watches in the world.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This beautifully up to date and curated museum gives you a real feeling of the collector who lived there. Fascinating and satisfying, the best of Mdina's specialist museums.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The palace is romantic, the rooms beautiful, the guide useful and not too long, and the terrace upstairs has amazing views and nice food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Especially the exhibited objects are worth while to see. They range from medieval armor and weapons to a posh, decked dinner table in a posh room and silver objects d'art. In the watch collection there is an interesting, metric pocket watch that divides the time into 10 hours, each divided into 100 minutes, as was proposed in the time of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Paying 10 euros for watching antique furniture, paintings, silverware was not a good decision. A couple of interesting items.

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Address: Address: Villegaignon Street, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN1191, Malta
Phone Number: 35621454512
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mdina

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