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Ghar Dalam Cave and Museum

Triq Ghar Dalam, Birzebbuga, Island of Malta BBG 9015, Malta
+356 2165 7419
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Triq Ghar Dalam, Birzebbuga, Island of Malta BBG 9015, Malta
+356 2165 7419
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Getting to Ghar Dalam on public transport is not practical since all buses use Valletta as the hub. From Buggiba, one may be on board for over 3 hours. I would suggest going via one of the organised mini-bus excursions available through one of the...More

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small museum with lots of prehistoric animal displays. Small cave .There were lots of steps to the caves but bench seats to rest your legs.well worth a visit if you are interested in the islands history.

Thank Mick H
Reviewed March 19, 2017

The tour buses do stop at the site, but it really isn't the easiest place to get to and I would suggest a car is a better option. If you have a Malta Pass it is on this so entry is free. The site comprises...More

Thank m4ttieh
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Ghar Dalam Cave is situated in Birzebugga in the south of Malta and is the earliest evidence of human settlement on the island around 7.400 years ago. It consists of a cave and a very little museum with lots of bones but in reality there...More

Thank greekcypriot2009
Reviewed March 1, 2017

A small site and not many buses to get here. The museum itself is interesting, however I cannot comment on cave as my lack of mobility would have made them very difficult, but they did look interesting.

Thank AirlieJock
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Malta’s Oldest prehistoric site. Bones of Ice Age animals dating back to 500,000 years ago where found inside this Water-worn cave with numerous geological features. ~You can also view remains and artefacts of the first human settlers in Malta.

Thank Antida t
Reviewed February 20, 2017

This was actually our very first stop in Malta because of when we arrived. And it was perfect. The museum itself had a lot of information and many bones to view. We couldn't walk too far into the caves, but enough to take it in....More

Thank Kris H
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Unique evidence spot of earth's geological history. Concentration of fossils is remarkable and makes to wonder about powers of nature and conditions under which such fossil layers could be formed. Easy to find and to get to by car/bus.

Thank Vivalila
Reviewed January 3, 2017

A beautiful remnant of prehistory in Malta, which I believe is unique on the Maltese islands.Inside the cave, one can easily see the stratification as it occurred along the millennia while the museum displays a large collection of bones and other finds related to the...More

Reviewed December 25, 2016

Cool little cave in midst of a garden. Small museum with huge array of animal bones. Interesting to see prehistoric animals arriving on the island

Thank Joel T
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Reuben S
how accessible is it for wheelchairs?
September 26, 2016|
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Response from 80Caroline80 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I'd say not accessible at all. There's quite a few steps to get to the museum entrance and then lots and lots of steps leading down to the cave. I didn't see any alternative route but could be wrong. I would... More