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Address: | Anchor Bay, Mellieha, Island of Malta MLH4808, Malta
Phone Number:
+356 2152 4782
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Popeye Village has grown from its days as a Film Set of the 1980 Musical...

Popeye Village has grown from its days as a Film Set of the 1980 Musical Production "Popeye" into a unique fun-filled day for all young at heart.You will be greeted by Popeye and his famous friends who will entertain you during the day by their diverse shows. Visitors can enjoy a once in a lifetime filming experience with the animation crew where you can become a movie star for a day. Other attractions include; Santa's toy town, boat ride (weather permitting), water trampolines, sun bathing decks, beach lido (summer only), food outlets, a winery offering a free glass of wine, a free post card given to all adults and a thrilling experience in the new 'Popeye the Comic Museum' enhanced with over 100 original comics dating back to 1936. Your children can also have fun in Malta's largest indoor jump around play area. Do not miss spending a fun-packed day at this Original and unique Film Set whilst on the Maltese Islands.

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Nice to see, but do not pay for it

It is nice to go there and to see the village, but personally I find it sufficient to see it from the other side of the bay (there is a parking where you can stop and observe the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Jure90
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Munich, Germany
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Looking from the far side of the village, it looks fun and inviting, but having paid to get in and walk down a very very steep hill it is so very disappointing, I was glad it was just my husband and I, for if we had children it would have been worse. The buildings are so needing repaired,painted and refurbished... More 

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Hunmanby, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

No doubt if I had paid the extortionate 10.50 Euro to go in, I would have quickly found out. All I wanted to do was take a walk around the village and maybe buy a drink or souvenir in the process as I had already had an excellent view of the place and taken all the pictures I wanted from... More 

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Rainhill Merseyside
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174 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This film set has been left intact In a beautiful part of the far north west coast of the island . The views from the cliff tops are exquisite and give a real picture postcard feel to the attraction. Lots of activities and entertainment for children .

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Thank ChiantiSister
PopeyeVillageMalta, Manager at Popeye Village Malta, responded to this review

Dear ChiantiSister, We are delighted to read that you had a memorable day here with us at Popeye Village. Yes it is true that the view from the opposite cliffs is breath taking but the actual magic lies within the streets of the set itself. Thanks and many regards, Joseph Borg Events, HR & Customer Relations Manager More 

Munich, Germany
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is nice to go there and to see the village, but personally I find it sufficient to see it from the other side of the bay (there is a parking where you can stop and observe the village). Additionally, you can also go/drive to the see on that part of the bay to see the village also from that... More 

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Thank Jure90
PopeyeVillageMalta, Manager at Popeye Village Malta, responded to this review

Dear Jure90, Yes it is truly a nice site of the film set from the opposite cliffs but the actual magic of experiencing a real life film set as we see in the movies is actually found by visiting the film set itself. Thanks and many regards, Joseph Borg Events, HR & Customer Relations Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is really beautiful. The characterful buildings really stand out and provide a perfect picture opportunity. The film set is fun if you get involved with the entertainers. As I was chosen to play Popeye I guess the film making part was more fun for me. But apart from that the village doesnt offer any rides or amusements that... More 

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Thank IHussain00
PopeyeVillageMalta, Manager at Popeye Village Malta, responded to this review

Dear IHussain00, We thank you for finding time to visit Popeye Village during your stay in Malta. We are glad to read that you have enjoyed your visit, so much so that you were chosen to play the lead character in our main animation show :) Yes, by all means we are not and do not market ourselves as a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great for people of all ages. Lots of fun to be had with all the crew. Food is great here and lots of nice little shops.

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Thank Amy M
PopeyeVillageMalta, Manager at Popeye Village Malta, responded to this review

Dear Amy M, We are delighted to read that you have had a great day here with us on set :) So thrilled to read that our motto has proven us right again and that "A visit to Popeye Village is both for the young and the young at heart :) " Thanks and many regards, Joseph Borg Events, HR... More 

Northants
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing place helps to watch the film first. Such a beautiful place and a great way to spend the day.. Chance tonstar in very own film to which this year much to my delite I was Popeye...

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PopeyeVillageMalta, Manager at Popeye Village Malta, responded to this review

Dear drinkallthewine, We are delighted to read that you had a great day here with us on set and that you enjoyed your visit to Popeye Village. As we can read, you are now a movie star too!!! Thank you also for the great review and rating :) Thanks and many regards, Joseph Borg Events, HR & Customer Relations Manager More 

Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Popeye Village is amazing! We took our children there, All together there was 6 of us ranging from 66yrs old to 4yrs old and i can honestly say everyone enjoyed Popeye village, As we went 9th January some of the Christmas decorations were still up and the kids loved it. I would recommend to anyone visiting Malta to go to... More 

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Thank SarahPearson84
PopeyeVillageMalta, Manager at Popeye Village Malta, responded to this review

Dear SarahPearson84, We are so delighted to read that you and your whole family had an amazing day here with us on set. Your statement goes to show that our motto is right - a visit to the only film set in Malta is "both for the young and young at heart". Ultimately, thank you greatly for your review, rating,... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most amazing experience, the whole set is mesmerizing, the staff are more than excellent, the activities are a lot of fun and for the price you pay at entry you get so much, if it were me I would definitely charge more because this is a historical place and people here work hard to give guests a great time... More 

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PopeyeVillageMalta, Manager at Popeye Village Malta, responded to this review

Dear Majonezava, WOW!!! What an amazing review and rating!!! Thank you so much!! But the biggest thank you goes to you for finding time to visit Popeye Village during your stay in Malta. Yes it is true, the staff do all they can to make everyone feel welcome and have a memorable stay here with us on set. Thanks and... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this on 3rd January - I love places like this - it is like a little piece of disney out in the middle of nowhere. Having visited it I had to watch the movie - which was all the better having visited. The entrance fees were very reasonable, and the staff were very pleasant; they all seemed to... More 

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PopeyeVillageMalta, Manager at Popeye Village Malta, responded to this review

Dear Eddie C, We thank you greatly both for your great review and rating, but more so for finding time to visit Popeye Village during your stay in Malta. We are glad to read that you had a memorable day. Yes all the staff do all they can to offer a day to remember for all those visiting. Unfortunately the... More 

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