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Address: St. Elmo Pl., Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: 226400
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Museum is new

The War museum is new and it opened to public unfinished, so there are some texts missing etc. However the exhibition is good and provides a detailes view on modern (middle ages... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Witham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

went to the fort was not disappointed with it, paid the money to get in the story of the island and all told in picture and film from start to finish made my day so if in Valetta make this a must do

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The War museum is new and it opened to public unfinished, so there are some texts missing etc. However the exhibition is good and provides a detailes view on modern (middle ages and after) history of Malta. The fort itself has plentifů noce views on the Gramd harbour. Worth visiting.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We happened to be in Valletta for the opening of the refurbished Fort St Elmo . Whilst staff are still learning how to direct customers, the way it has been set out and the amount of information on the history is well done. Even with the teething problems excellent new attraction. I am sure we will be back in the... More 

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Fort St Elmo ,so much history as gone on ,its hard to believe what happened to the people who lived and died there ,plus our own british who lived there in WW2,,there is so much to see and the views all around the fort are tops .

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Limoges France
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31 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Fort St. Elmo – Valletta Located at the far end of Republic Street is the Fort St. Elmo, home to the National War Museum and has had a make over so is in pristine condition. The day of our visit it was very busy as it was In Guardia which is a historical re-enactment of a full 16th century military... More 

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Fochabers, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The re-enactments are well presented and well attended, a good combination ensuring quality all round. The fort itself is in excellent order and clearly shows the classic layout of defensive strongholds.

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Hounslow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

A good day out 10 euros, this fort is very worth a visit, as you proceed around the various exhibits, a detailed explanation of the history and great siege of 1565 is explained in various moving and verbal representations. Details are shown in Maltese and English. From the fort you can obtain a a visual sweep of the harbour and... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Happily we were in Valletta the day of the first public opening of the fort after extensive renovation. For this day only entrance to all areas was free and several historic re-enactments were also underway. Obviously there were a lot of Valletta locals attracted to the fort but this added to the occasion. The fort will offer something both to... More 

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Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I went here on 10th May 2015, the official opening after a long needed restoration. I have got to say I was very much impressed! This was the fulcrum point in the great siege of 1565, the siege where Malta won with around 6000 soldiers against the far more experienced 24000 ottoman soldiers (that's 4 times as much!). After the... More 

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Jerusalem
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

It was too late to see the Upper Fort, so we tried a huge iron door that gave away and let us in to site of an the antique prison. One of the guards asked us to leave this "dangerous site" and had enough time to proudly to tell us in almost perfect English that this prison was used as... More 

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