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Heart of Gozo - Il-Hagar

Pjazza San Gorg, Victoria, Island of Gozo VCT1101, Malta
+356 2155 7504
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Fantastic Free Museum

I strongly recommend going into this very good free museum just past St. George's plaza on the left... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
flaneur40
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New York City, New York
A interesting museum

The museum is located just across the street of Saint George church located in the heart of Victoria

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Dillon X
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Center Moriches, New York
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It is an audio-visual,fine arts and historical museum that tells a story. It is unique in the Maltese islands in that its construction, including a medieval wing, was conceived and designed as a modern multi-mediatic museum that includes audio-visual halls and interactive points on every floor. Basically this museum and cultural centre, displays a rich collection of historical and artistic artifacts.
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Pjazza San Gorg, Victoria, Island of Gozo VCT1101, Malta
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+356 2155 7504
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I strongly recommend going into this very good free museum just past St. George's plaza on the left of the church if you are facing the church as you walk past it. The staff are very helpful and there is an extensive exhibit of the...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

The museum is located just across the street of Saint George church located in the heart of Victoria

Thank Dillon X
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

The Museum is affiliated with St. George's, the basilica across the street, and is essentially the historical museum for the basilica. Of the museums in Victoria, we like Il-Hagar best. The museum, which is bright and light, takes you on a chronological history of the...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This place is worth a visit when you are visiting Gozo. Located in Saint George Square in the heart of Victoria

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Early age paintings and many garments donated to the church by the pope on his visit. Worth viewing and it's free!

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We read about the exhibits on our way to Gozo & decided to drop in. It opens daily, including Sundays! Free entrance, but donations are appreciated. The exhibits & their explanations are clearly displayed. The glass floors on the ground level highlight the natural characteristics...More

Thank Jeannie C
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

If you do not have the time / ability to go up the hill to the Citadel then this is something that the less agile can do, but is suitable for all. Note that this free exhibition has religious undertones ( should it not suit...More

Thank Welshwasp
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Great place to visit when you are on Gozo,, it is a small museum in the heart of Victoria and has a timeline mapping the history of the island of Gozo. The caretaker was Scottish and gave an inspired insight to the exhibition.

Thank Dillon X
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

The films were interesting. The Hi tech presentation was not working but we will return for that. The entrance is by donation. Some quite interesting artefacts. The Scotsman who let us in was very helpful and friendly, he was such a nice guy and was...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This small museum in the heart of old town Victoria has a time line mapping the history of the island if Gozo. The caretaker was Scottish and gave an inspired insight to the exhibition

Thank Davidlowe46
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