We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
  • Sort by:
  • Traveler Ranked
  • Book Online
We found great results, but some are outside Birzebbuga. Showing results in neighboring cities.
Limit search to Birzebbuga.
#1 of 1 Museums in Birzebbuga
This museum, caves and associated artifacts present a view of the antiquity uniqueness of the Maltese Islands, That long extinct Pygmy Elephants; Pygmy Hippopotamus, Deer, Foxes, etc roamed these islands seems ama...
If you like ancient history and you go there after having read a bit about the history of the cave you would appreciate it more, there are various historical events connected to the cave and you need to look aroun...
See 6 Experiences

Malta at War Museum

Birgu (Vittoriosa) 5.0 mi away
#1 of 7 Museums in Birgu (Vittoriosa)
This is an excellent museum combining displays of very unique WW2 memorabilia which is fascinating to look at along with the incredible air raid shelters which seem to stretch for miles (slight exaggeration but yo...
... their special tours which was guided by Ruth and Mario - a very informative tour and both guides were extremely knowledgeable about Maltese history in general and mostly about each and every artifact on display!
See 1 Experience

Fort Rinella

Kalkara 5.6 mi away
#1 of 2 Museums in Kalkara
... gun is impressive but also a super-friendly and devoted staff who lead very interesting bayonet gun demonstration and totally amazing 2-hour guided tour that features rifle shooting and a small cannon shot!
Free transport to the fort from the saluting battery began our 2 hours exploring this site and learning about its historic cannon from its knowledgeable living history staff, including bayonet demonstrations, guid...
See 3 Experiences
#2 of 2 Museums in Kalkara
The first challenge might be orientation...but once you mastered finding your way you will be rewarded with lots of well kept child-friendly exhibits, which all try teaching a small lesson (mostly in physics inclu...
It is best if you spend a day, as there are a number of things you can do like eat in the snack bar, see the planets in the planetarium or visit the numerous workshops.

Lascaris War Rooms

Valletta 5.7 mi away
#1 of 23 Museums in Valletta
The was rooms are absolutely worth a visit - a really fascinating look at Malta's secrets from World War 2. Had a really excellent tour - our guide was very knowledgeable and interesting, with fun stories, and obv...
We took a group guided tour with Steve, who has a huge depth of knowledge on the geography and history of Malta, as well as the specific history of the Lascaris War Rooms and their role in World War 2. Well worth...

Malta Postal Museum

Valletta 5.9 mi away
#2 of 23 Museums in Valletta
The guided tour was ably and enthusiastically conducted by Lara Bugeja, the curator, who is extremely knowledgeable and kept us enthralled throughout.
This is a treasure of a museum -and it is so much more than a stamp collection- the history of postage in Malta is woven into Malta's history in an engaging way - from the Knights period onwards- excellent labels-...

Saluting Battery

Valletta 5.7 mi away
#5 of 23 Museums in Valletta
Meeting the guys from Malta Heritage is a great experience their knowledge and enthusiasm is invaluable ,the tours are well organised and unhurried, come rain or shine, thank you so much i cannot compliment them e...
You can watch this for free from the viewpoint at the gardens overlooking the harbour, but we really enjoyed combining this unique ceremony with our guided tour of Lascaris War rooms, ending up here in time for th...
See 4 Experiences

Casa Rocca Piccola

Valletta 6.0 mi away
#3 of 23 Museums in Valletta
Outstanding rooms , outstanding antique furniture but even more enthralling were the paintings and photographs of previous generations which our guide brought back to life- especially the photo of his parents take...
Our guide was the present owner, a delightful, witty man, who made us very welcome and of course knew the details of just about every item in a house stuffed with ephemera and family memorabilia from centuries ago.
See 2 Experiences
#4 of 23 Museums in Valletta
Go to this if you are interested in Malta's history - 2 euro entry and helps understand the history and evolution of fortifications which will make the rest of your trip far more enjoyable as you tour the various...
Fascinating and very detailed museum showing Malta heritage through history of its fortifications.
#6 of 23 Museums in Valletta
As well as being able to walk round and explore this fascinating old fort with some WW2 additions there is also an extensive museum charting the military history of Malta right from the 1500’s to the present day.
Apart from being the War Museum - in its own right an amazing series of displays - from the Great Siege through to the Second World War together with the whole role of the island in the 18th and 19th centuries ( a...
See 6 Experiences

Malta Maritime Museum

Birgu (Vittoriosa) 5.1 mi away
#2 of 7 Museums in Birgu (Vittoriosa)
The old Naval Bakery is a 19th building- beautifully restored- and inside is a stunning array of displays- from the Knights own fleet of the 17th/18th centuries - through to the history of the Royal navy - of note...
This gem of Malta’s Naval history is somewhat difficult to find, but is well worth the trip on the ferry across the Harbour and a trek along the harbour side to the actual museum.
See 4 Experiences
#7 of 23 Museums in Valletta
Uncovering all the buried beauty of Malta, this Museum brilliantly mixes Natural History with their treasured Archeological timeline to take you on a journey spanning over 7,000 years.
This museum is really well laid out and covers an important early (Neolithic and Bronze Age) period in human settlement in Europe, in which Malta probably has sone of the best preserved history and artefacts.
See 1 Experience

The Knights Hospitallers

Valletta 6.0 mi away
#8 of 23 Museums in Valletta
We visited the knights hospital it was very interesting and educational for my teenage sons and the guide was excellent and very easy to entertaining
Amazing building: it includes the original hospital used by the Knights of Malta and a part of it, nowadays a theatre, which hosts concerts, ballets and various other events.
See 2 Experiences

Palace Armoury

Valletta 5.9 mi away
#9 of 23 Museums in Valletta
The palace staterooms are spectacular, with lots of art, tapestries and history to explore; and the attached museum and armoury have some amazing armour and weapons exhibits.
This Knights of St John's stronghold is located adjacent to the Grandmaster's Palace and houses one of the largest collections of swords, fire arms, cross bows, artillery pieces, armor, lances, etc., from the Grea...
See 1 Experience

Inquisitor's Palace

Birgu (Vittoriosa) 5.1 mi away
#3 of 7 Museums in Birgu (Vittoriosa)
The middle photo of a statue is from inside the Palace, which contains many religious objects, paintings, and statues for the Catholic Church.
Just happened to come across this wonderful little gem in birgu, definitely worth a visit an extremely interesting way to spend an hour.
See 7 Experiences

Zabbar Sanctuary Museum

Zabbar 4.3 mi away
#1 of 1 Museums in Zabbar
Great colourful feast of our lady of grace, wonderful friendly locals and amazing fireworks display,all amenities close by
The guide tour named Guzeppi has the most talented gift as a tour guide and really knows the history by heart and really knowns how to explain it.
#10 of 23 Museums in Valletta
A short walk from the lower Barrack gardens and across the road is this bell tower and memorial to the siege of Malta during the second world war.
This museum is well worth your time if you are curious about history.
See 3 Experiences

Grandmaster's Palace

Valletta 5.9 mi away
#11 of 23 Museums in Valletta
The Armoury was the biggest armoury I have ever visited, regarding the sheer number and type of exhibits which included battle armour, firearms, swords, cannon and other weapons from the 15th to the 18th centuries.
The Assembly Room for example with its 18th century furniture, paintings and murals depicting victories of the Order of St John conveyed a powerful sense of tradition and provided a reminder that for much of its e...
See 11 Experiences
#12 of 23 Museums in Valletta
Stroll, take your time and absorb the Baroque grandness of the KNIGHTS, the super-heros of the Meditterranean in the 1500-1600s.
Fantastic cathedral with exquisite ornate decoration.
See 2 Experiences

Bir Mula Heritage Museum

Cospicua (Bormla) 4.8 mi away
#1 of 1 Museums in Cospicua (Bormla)
Unlike most museums, in which you learn about the great and powerful, this museum teaches you about how regular people lived their lives.
Hidden history

Malta Aviation Museum

Ta' Qali 8.2 mi away
#1 of 1 Museums in Ta' Qali
The histories behind the aircraft on display, the personal histories of the men that fought and died flying them, and the history of aviation in Malta was all delivered in an interesting and informative manner.
The Malta Aviation Museum is located on part of the now closed RAF Ta 'Qali wartime airfield and has superbly restored examples of the WW2 Hawker Hurricane, Supermarine Spitfire and Fairey Swordfish.
#1 of 7 Museums in Mdina
Spectacular town house, set around a central courtyard, full of history (and a museum’s worth of historical artefacts) and with wonderful views for miles around from the rooftop.
... this old palazzo in Mdina dating from the 12 or 13 century - incredible architecture and exhibits ranging from furniture artworks arms and armour collectibles and a million other things Definitely worth a visit
See 2 Experiences

Oratory of St. Joseph

Birgu (Vittoriosa) 5.1 mi away
#5 of 7 Museums in Birgu (Vittoriosa)
The Oratory is located at Birgu Certre behind St Lawence's Church.It houses a well laid out collection of antique artifacts rescued from the bombing rubble of WW 2 .
Lovely varied display holding the single most unique piece in any museum!
#1 of 1 Museums in Paola

Toy Museum Valletta

Valletta 6.0 mi away
#13 of 23 Museums in Valletta
We have visited this treasure several times and always delight in both the contents and the owner who is a lovely man with many interesting stories to tell.
Most are from bye gone times...so a lovely reminder of childhood times and evocative memories...really it is well worth a visit.

Carmelite Priory Mdina

Mdina 8.5 mi away
#2 of 7 Museums in Mdina
The interior is beautiful high baroque with paintings, sculptures, intricate altars and columns and a gorgeous interior dome painting.
A lovely gem of a building, tranquil, beautiful decoration with one of the loveliest painted ceiling you could find.
See 1 Experience
#14 of 23 Museums in Valletta
This once-fortification has been wonderfully transformed into a new arts centre.
Remember that in 2018 Valletta is the European capital of culture.
#16 of 23 Museums in Valletta
... by Mattia Preti, Mathias Stomer, Francesco de Mura and other masters, as well as local art and culture exhibitions were moved to Auberge d’Italie, one of the oldest Baroque buildings in Valletta now know as MUZA.
There was the added bonus of a cafe / restaurant within the museum, where we had a lovely dessert one afternoon and dinner on another evening - about which I have done a separate review

BLITZ Valletta

Valletta 5.9 mi away
#15 of 23 Museums in Valletta
#3 of 7 Museums in Mdina
Second visit to this wonderful museum which has a terrific display of exquisite ecclesiastical silverware but enjoyed our visit even more this time as there was a superb display of work by Albrecht Durer on display.
... visiting before you cross over to the Baroque style Cathedral which is stunning a 15th century font, an octaganol dome, most of the floor has commemorative slabs of marble similar to the Cathedral in Valletta.
See 5 Experiences