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Fort St Elmo - National War Museum The National War Museum houses a superb collection of items which takes us back to prehistoric times. The items are displayed in chronological order and start with the early phases of the Bronze Age around 2,500...more
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St. Elmo Pl. | Fort St Elmo, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1741, Malta
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Reviewed yesterday

An excellent place to gain an understanding of the sacrifice made by those who protected and sustained Malta during WW2. Exhibits were first class and staff extremely helpful

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 938dele
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well laid out museum offering great value for money. Really good displays, with clear but concise commentary to read along the way. The museum takes you through all the stages in Malta's turbulent and interesting history and showed you what a strong nation they had...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Liz W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had one wet afternoon on our Malta holiday so went to the fort and museum. It was a good way to find out about the history of the place.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Aurélia E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is an understated venue but well worth the effort. The buildings are interesting and the set piece museum exhibits well presented in a simple way. The views are special.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spread over 6 different buildings you go through 5000BC to present day. The story is well told but you need to spend time to take it all in. It would be a perfect place to start a visit to Valletta so to have the picture...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank SteveDrab
Reviewed 1 week ago

From pre history to present day, Malta’s history was divided into easily digested segments with a mixture of pictures, museum pieces, audio and audio-visual pieces.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank A G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a really interesting place and kept us out if the torrential downpour. Especially enjoyed the world war 2 stories and seeing all the memorabilia.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank SueWhit28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Entry is 10 euros per adult - worth it as it helps with the upkeep of this important place - lots to see well laid out and excellent views

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank daznavc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well structured display and lots of great artifacts to see and not to mention the great views all around within the fort itself. I really enjoyed the history of the knights of St-John's period and the war display of some swords and other artifacts...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Benspence57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Fort St. Elmo and the National War Museum in August 2019. The museum did a very good job of covering Napoleon (Napoleon occupied Malta) and the history of Malta during World War 1 and World War 2. The German bombing campaign against Malta...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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LizaNTrevor
26 July 2019|
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Response from Souli2013 | Reviewed this property |
No, I am afraid you cannot! You have to enter, but it's worth it...
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23 June 2019|
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Response from soso g | Reviewed this property |
I bought a Birgu senior ticket (3 sites for 9 euros). Just asked at the first one and they supplied the ticket so I assume Valletta will be the same. I took my passport but was never asked for proof once. Mind you I probably... More
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MarkMahoney
21 February 2017|
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Response from peter b | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mark. To get into the forts moat, do as follows. When you passed the duck area, follow the way up to the small gate, then you go down left towards to the officearea...follow the shore, it is a little bit rocky...but keep... More
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