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We took the time to view this film at the Emassy Centre in Malta. It was a very simple explanation... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2017
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

We took the time to view this film at the Emassy Centre in Malta. It was a very simple explanation of the history of Malta and particularly the founding of Valletta. Definitely worth watching. Ran for about 35 minutes.

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Reviewed August 24, 2018

We went to the 13:00 showing today 23/8 only to be told by the girl ( with a smile) selling tickets that it wasn’t going to be shown again today!
The board outside said “Showing everyday at.....”.
As today was the only day we will be visiting Valletta we were more than disappointed.
It was a shame as .Valletta is a beautiful city.

Thank Ginbob3814
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Reviewed January 18, 2018

The worst movie I've ever seen. Shame, embarrassment, low budget, horrible acting. I never seen anything like this.

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Reviewed December 10, 2017

Even though we'd already seen the 5D and Malta Experience presentations we found this very worth while. It's very well filmed and presented and gives a slightly different slant to the others. When my wife and I were there (mid-December) we were the only ones in the theatre. Nice for us, as we could choose our seats, but a shame for the theatre. Perhaps it gets overlooked by visitors because it's at the top of a shopping centre, which is itself tucked away in a side street from Republic Street. That's a pity, as it's probably the best introduction to Malta's history. So if you're planning a trip, be sure to seek this out and plan the time for your visit because, as other reviews have mentioned, there are a limited number of performances each day.

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ComplexManagementVLT, Manager at Valletta Living History, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Dear customer,
many thanks for visiting our Valletta Living History show and for the 5* rating. We're glad you enjoyed your experience. We hope to welcome you again very soon.

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Reviewed August 11, 2017

Great way of finding out about the history of Malta. Very entertaining and not too long. The traumatic history of Malta through all its conquests and sieges and wars relayed through a cinematic format. Well worth seeing.

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ComplexManagementVLT, Manager at Valletta Living History, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Dear Melinda,
many thanks for being our customer and for taking the time to review your show. We hope to see you again very soon.
Regards,

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Reviewed June 8, 2017

Easy to find (Embassy Shopping Centre) . Lovely staff . Very few people which is a pity as great introduction to the city and its history. Kids will love it !
Entrance is 7 euros but included in the Malta Pass . In fact , I devoted much of day 3 in Valletta to enjoy the 3 audio visual delights which were included in the Malta Pass plus the Casa Rocca Piccola. Please take advantage of the Malta Pass and the Heritage Pass especially if you are a family.

Thank vessi80
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ComplexManagementVLT, Manager at Valletta Living History, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Dear customer,
thanks for including our attraction in your itinerary. The show was produced to cater for both children and adults, and as you explained, it's a great introduction to Valletta and its history. Many thanks for your excellent rating.
Regards,

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Reviewed November 12, 2016

Saw this advertised in the main shopping street in Valetta and investigated a bit further. As previously stated this film is actually shown in the cinema on the top floor of the Embassy shopping centre. Costs 7 euros each for adults and lasts about 35 minutes. The film itself is available in 7 or 8 languages via headphones and is quite a good watch. It charts the history of Valletta from the times of the order of the knights in 1530 through to 2004 when Malta joined the EU. I found it quite informative and it was told in a relaxed manner almost like a tour guide showing someone round the city and giving a brief history as they go. It uses period drama adaptation's and actual news footage from various sources. The only downside being that it is only shown a few times a day with the last yesterday (when we saw it) being 3.15pm. If you have a hour to spare it's worth a view.
As far as I'm aware you wouldn't need to prebook as there was only 4 people into the showing we went to

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ComplexManagementVLT, Manager at Valletta Living History, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2017

Dear Darren, Many thanks for taking the time to post your comments.
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Reviewed October 13, 2016

Located in the Embassy shopping complex off St lucia street, this is a cinema experience that takes around 35 minutes and takes the viewer through Valletta past, from early settlers and the great siege too the heavy bombing of ww2. This is a good introduction to Valletta and worth visiting before seeing the rest of the city. Show times are every 45 minutes starting from 10AM till 3:15PM.

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Reviewed September 19, 2016

Worth a visit before trying to Guess the history of the city and the knights, and I am sure kids would love the presentation

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Reviewed July 26, 2016

Of the many shows in Valletta recounting Maltese history, we chose Valletta Living History at 7 euros entry fee. It is in the form of a movie, shown in a cinema. Actors re-create the historical episodes in Maltese history from pre-historic times onward. A great introduction for those who have little knowledge of the past and quite entertaining for those who do know the history. We were very pleased with our decision to watch the show. It runs for about 30 minutes.

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