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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, Mdina - one to visit

Another great museum in Mdina. And it provides lockers for you to use, and audiophones. Very interesting 'National Trust' style palace, with a most interesting history and set of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Another great museum in Mdina. And it provides lockers for you to use, and audiophones. Very interesting 'National Trust' style palace, with a most interesting history and set of exhibits. Not suitable for very young children. Allow at least an hour - 2 hours for your visit.

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County Kildare, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Excellent museum in Mdina. Though the price was a little high, at the end of the tour we both agreed it was really worth it. My fiance does not generally like this type of tour of an old house but even he was impressed with the house and it's interesting contents. We both really like the 'click and listen' audio... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is a favourite place in Mdina to visit. A private palazzo open to the public containing a wonderful collection of art works. The staff is very well informed and obliging and take great pride in showing guests around. Lovely café on the rooftop with yummy home -made food , all enjoyed with a fab view.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We walked with the audio guide that made the tour excellent and very informative. Everything is as it was during the last owners time. The house is well preserved and the Staff is friendly.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This palazzo shows us how the rich people in Malta used to live in days gone by. What ornaments they liked and how they used to entertain. Very interesting for people who like antics . A beautiful house!

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

A fascinating house and exhibits, well worth a visit. The courtyard is beautiful too. There is so much to see and the audio commentary is great for drawing your attention to key objects - though there are hundreds of others too!

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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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