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Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A glimpse of a palace

Fascinating, if you want to know how people lived. The audio guide is included in the admission... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
solopensioner
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Beautiful items on display, lacks some historical interest

This "palace" is interesting to walk through, if only to see the various items being displayed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Isa-Francis
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Montreal, Canada
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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...more
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Villegaignon Street, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1191, Malta
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fascinating, if you want to know how people lived. The audio guide is included in the admission price, and there is a reduced rate for pensioners. Also lockers for bags. While I was there, there was also a historic reenactment. At the very top of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank solopensioner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This "palace" is interesting to walk through, if only to see the various items being displayed. Some are very impressive and with great artistic value. The silver boat displayed in the silver case in the stairwell is one example, as are some paintings. But, despite...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Isa-Francis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is small but delightful old Palazzo full of treasures, porcelain, glass, furniture, paintings etc It shows exactly how someone would have lived in such a historic place. The audio guide is excellent. There su a cafe on the roof and excellent views across the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gem was beautifully curated and the charming house, it’s contents and history was well illustrated.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The owner died and left his beautiful house and fascinating collection of antiquities as a museum. The house is old, has a private mini-dungeon, strong room for the silver all from a long time ago and then filled with a collection of antique weapons, coins,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DafyddGwalia
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Excellent small museum in a former private house in Mdina, itself an exquisite gem of a town. Very good free audio guide and welcoming helpful staff. Don't miss it!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Chris A
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I’m a lifelong museum junkie. Even as a kid, I loved visiting them, and I’ve been to hundreds, all over the world. This little Palazzo really stands out. From the free lockers for you handbag etc. (they are not allowed, but photography is) to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lekfx
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Short time to get around this attraction. Interesting proportions for the Palazzo itself, some rooms tiny. Courtyard lovely, surprising omission of the chastity belt from the audio commentary. A real magpie of a collector.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank CalmTraveller75
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Set it an historic house are some original and very interesting artifacts for those of a historical bent.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jbII76-79
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Lovely and very interesting museum. The audio guide is very good and highly adviced ! It was very quiet when we walked round on a Sunday

Date of experience: September 2018
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