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“A little uninspiring”

National Museum of Archaeology
Ranked #15 of 89 things to do in Valletta
Certificate of Excellence
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“A little uninspiring”
Reviewed February 1, 2014

I generally enjoy museums, but found this one a little uninspiring. Maybe it was just the subject matter, but it felt like it needed something more to better engage the visitor,

Visited January 2014
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London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Excellent and well prices”
Reviewed January 28, 2014

Much better than most of the museum's we visited in Malta. The archeology was interesting and thoroughly explained.

Find out about the Neolithic, bronze and Phoenician periods of Malta history. The museum offers an interesting insight into the life and times of the temple builders, finally explaining to me the fat ladies of Malta!

Thoroughly recommended.

Visited January 2014
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Rome, Italy
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Small but thorough”
Reviewed January 26, 2014

A small but well-laid out museum which covers the history of Malta. It's size meant that even our kids (7 and 9) could walk through the entire place and see everything without being overwhelmed. It was great to do before visiting the temples and Hagar Qim, since many of the objects found there are at the museum. Really enjoyed it.

Visited December 2013
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London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Magical”
Reviewed January 21, 2014

The display is not yet complete - Rome is still to come. But what is there is fascinating - especially the pre-history material. It inspires to read much more about it all.

Visited January 2014
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Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“I expected more”
Reviewed January 16, 2014

With the rich history of Malta I thought I would spend hours looking round the museum but the visit was quickly over. The fat ladies are very interesting & worth the entrance fee ( reduction for over 60's) .There were some models of the prehistoric monuments & cart ruts ,some pots & tools .

Visited January 2014
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