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Fort St Elmo - National War Museum The National War Museum houses a superb collection of items which takes us back to prehistoric times. The items are displayed in chronological order and start with the early phases of the Bronze Age around 2,500...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
St. Elmo Pl. | Fort St Elmo, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1741, Malta
+356 2123 3088
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum comprises several galleries in an atmospheric old fort. Makes you realise how many different times Malta has changed hands over the centuries. The WW II collection is particularly interesting and gives a good account of what a tough time the Maltese had during...More

Thank edwardLC
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spent a couple of hours here. So much history of the battles of Malta . I especially like the history surrounding World War 11. A lot of displays and stories.

Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Everywhere you look there are fortifications of some kind in Valletta and this is one of the fascinating . It helps you get your head around the layers of history involved in Malta ‘s growth. To be recommended

Thank Henrietta E
Reviewed 5 days ago

Was not so excited about this as the Men were but, it turned out to be very interesting and enlightening the videos, written information and visuals were all excellent, laid out well and easy to find ones way about

Thank 19Di_a_nne
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Like a lot of buildings in Malta/Valletta, this is being worked on. The displays and historical story are excellent and definitely worth a visit to understand Malta’s history and geographical importance

Thank Steph G
Reviewed 6 days ago

We bought a combined ticket for Fort St. Elmo and the nearby Malta Experience. There is an interesting War Museum spread throughout several buildings featuring different eras in the history of the island, culmanating in a room with the George Cross on display. Not all...More

Thank peebee43
Reviewed 6 days ago

Well worth a visit great fort and museum plenty too see great views of the harbour lots to see in this area and do.

Thank Ronniefc
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was dragged to this museum by my partner. I have to say that I wasn’t expecting very much and I was correct. I already knew quite a lot about the Great Siege in the C16th and the island’s heroic stand during WWII and I...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is clean and clearly laid out museum. Each period is in a different building and signposts send you to the next one. There are good visual aids and the one that stood out was the projection onto the floor of a convoy and what...More

Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great informative tour. Well laid out and explained. Good deals to combine with other tours- we selected the single tour due to our plans for the day but it is right beside Malta 5D as well! Lovely views out over the harbour of Malta.

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February 21, 2017|
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Response from peter b | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mark. To get into the forts moat, do as follows. When you passed the duck area, follow the way up to the small gate, then you go down left towards to the officearea...follow the shore, it is a little bit rocky...but keep... More
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Response from Badfeeling2015 | Reviewed this property |
I should point out that the granary is underground and these are the lids
April 9, 2015|
Response from Ryan V |
Yes it is open to the public all year round thanks