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OPEN MONDAY - SUNDAY from 09.00 Till 17.00Hrs (last admission at 16.30Hrs). Housed within the Old Naval bakery, the Malta Maritime Museum charts Malta's maritime history and lore within a Mediterranean context. It also illustrates the global nature...more
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Ex-Naval Bakery | Vittoriosa Waterfront, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
All reviews royal navy model ships maritime museum steam engine the ground floor well worth a visit two floors on display marine history engine room interesting items early days large collection combined ticket inquisitors palace fort st angelo great exhibits
This is a small Maratime Museum but has A LOT to see and read, full of artefacts and some incredible history about Malta’s wars and invasions from Napoleon to Hitler, covers it all. Even a couple of history buffs like me and Hubby learnt a...More
Situated behind blue doors on the quayside at Il-Birgu, it is not easily identified (there is a small sign on the door). Once inside you get a good feel for how the Maltese ships were built here, why they were feared across the world and...More
Very interesting, but as others have noted the lighting labels make reading the exhibits' info very difficult. I ended up using my phone torch!
Got a 2E discount off entry as part of the Happy Train's ticket
Saw the exhibits from the ancient times right through to the modern day. They have done a great job curating all the artefacts related to maritime activities. They also displayed many models of sea vessels.
The exhibits are worth seeing, only you can't because the general lighting level is low and lights in display cabinets are not on, The items are either not labelled or the descriptions are in tiny script. The description of 1 item was in a position...More
Located in Birgu on the Vittoriosa marina, the Maritime Museum is actually found in an old Naval Bakery in a building that was designed William Scamp and built in the 1840’s. At it height, the bakery produced 30,000 pounds (!) of biscuits and bread daily....More
Really, Geobar01's review below says it all; as a 'free' entry on a combined ticket it was worth a quick look, but it's very much a museum of the glass case and curling 'this is a...' label type, with little interpretation and not as much,...More
We visited this as part of a ticket which allowed entry to three attractions. We are very glad we didn’t have to pay because it was very disappointing indeed. Lots of staff but they appeared bored and were not enthusiastic about the exhibits at all....More
The Maritime Museum can be found on the waterfront on the Vittoriosa side of French Creek not far from San Lawrenze church. As one of Malta’s heritage sights it is included in the €50 pass that can be purchased as well as in the three...More