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Address: Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1191, Malta
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Small but nice collection of arms and armor

Only the armory was open. It was a nice but small collection of arms and armor. If you are there see it, but I would not go out of my way to see it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Decatur, Illinois
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Decatur, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only the armory was open. It was a nice but small collection of arms and armor. If you are there see it, but I would not go out of my way to see it.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We passed all the historic buildings on our walking tour. Our guide always gave us an interesting talk about each one when we stopped. Very interesting and historic city.

Thank Geordie112
Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The armouries are located in this palace. On our visit the parliament building on the same site was closed to the public due to official business taking place however, the collections within the armoury are amazing. You can really visualise men in suits of armour clanking around the street of Valletta in days of old and how hard life must... More 

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Yarm, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably one of the best attractions in Malta. Make sure you give yourself plenty of time to look around here. Amazing sight

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Sliema, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grandmaster's Palace is situated in the heart of Valletta as you walk down Republic Street(formerly called Kingsway). It is a beautiful building outside with lots of treasures inside. You can just walk in the gardens if you do not want to actually visit the Palace or you do not have the time. Every Friday morning there is the Changing... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure if it is due to our visit being in the low season but the main palace was closed so if you plan to go here check whether they are open... only the armoury was open when we were there

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the public only available an impressive collection of weapons. From 1604 the arms of the Order of Malta are in this palace. The original armory is located, however, one floor above, the current exhibition hall was formerly a barn. As the Order of Malta was composed of men from many different nations, their weapons also come from different countries.... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a superb museum. Excellent, extensive descriptions in English give the visit an extra oomph. Even if you are not a fan of really old war stuff, go into this museum, it is a bargain education. Do give yourself enough time, like an idiot I thought and hour and thirty minutes (till closing time) would be plenty, I used... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not miss the armoury or the grandmaster's private rooms. All of the places that I visited in Malta were truly a shock to my system, and this place does not disappoint. Their collection of armour dates back to the middle ages, and the closed helmets were like the original Ïronman types of warrior knights. Not to be missed!

Thank jbidding
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was not the greatest place to visit on the island, but it was okay for me, considering that I am a teen. Should you visit, yes, only if you appreciate and are into history.

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