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Prominently proudly sitting in front is the Queen Victoria statue and another artwork in front of... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2019
AliceR641
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Short free break from the street and the hit

Its free its small and you can only visit 1/3 of the room, But the old volumes are Unique. It give... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
alon z
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Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Prominently proudly sitting in front is the Queen Victoria statue and another artwork in front of that. A grand looking building that we didn't happen to enter, it's surrounded by eateries too.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AliceR641
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Its free its small and you can only visit 1/3 of the room, But the old volumes are Unique. It give a nice break from the street and the hit,

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank alon z
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Proudly standing in from of the building it's Queen's Victoria statue. Not sure you can visit the library, but it is nice to have a drink on one of the terraces in from of it.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Elena257
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Close to the St John's Co-Cathedral, the National Library of Malta has a beautiful collection of old volumes. You leave your ID at the front desk and then enjoy the silence in the upstairs reading room. Free!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CKF
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

Access to resources is limited and the staff need to be more aware of what is available for research.Can be a great place to get some information about Malta in older times

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Fulamaqsuma
Reviewed January 17, 2018

I thought this was a strange place for these outdoor patios. Like other reviews noted, in order to get to the entrance, one has to walk through restaurant patios on both sides. Almost missed this wonderful structure. Did not have time to visit though.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank OntarioTravel3
Reviewed November 30, 2017

This is one of the last buildings commissioned by the Knights before their forced departure from Malta. It sits in the rear of the Piazza Regina & it looked well worth an hour or 2. From the outside we could see it was a huge...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

The library offered an interesting collection of material in observance of the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution and the connections to Maltese nobility and politics.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Linda G
Reviewed November 8, 2017

To get to the front for of this imposing building you have to walk between a couple of restaurants.Next to the cathedral.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank wingate
Reviewed October 21, 2017

Amazingly beautiful Neoclassical building located in the pretty Republic Square, which houses the archives of the Order of St. John. In front of it, stands a statue of Queen Victoria and some open-air restaurants.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SmileyKay
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