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Address: 91 Parish Square, Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: 79521970
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war time history

The place has been hand hewn out of solid rock, my granddaughter was really fascinated we were surprised at how far the tunnels went, they also have some old gasmasks etc

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Durham, United Kingdom
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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

The place has been hand hewn out of solid rock, my granddaughter was really fascinated we were surprised at how far the tunnels went, they also have some old gasmasks etc

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

So interesting to see and learn how this shelter was built. Also gives you an insight as to where the residents would have been during those frightening raids.

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Fife
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

It only takes about 30 minutes but quite interesting , worth popping into if you are in the area. It is not expensive to get in , my kids are 6 and 12 they were interested at first then got a bit bored. I am glad we went though amazing what people lived in.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

brought it all home of what the war must of been like for the locals who had to spend times in the air raid shelter

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hunstanton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

A little run down, but if you read the little notices on the walls its very informative....much bigger inside than you realise!

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plymouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

These are even better than the war rooms in Valletta, as you get the feel of hundreds of people staying underground, there is even a maternity ward for children born down there during the air raids, very cheap to get in and well worth the trip

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Great place huge network of hand dug tunnels and the chap running it has family history with the tunnels too. Definately worth a visit and very cheap.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Well worth a visit. The guide was extremely knowledgable. We had the place to ourselves which added to the visit and as the guide had personal history with the shelters he was able to give us a great deal of information.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

lovely musuem. great insight into how the maltese coped during the war. very flat and not claustrophobic

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Although interesting, the attraction needs to have a few more exhibits. It's a shame because the Maltese contribution to the war was immense, being collectively awarded the George Cross. Might take a lesson from the Churchill war rooms in London. The curator was friendly and informative.

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