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Heart of Gozo - Il-Hagar

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Museum with a difference.

Contains some very interesting artefacts,paintings and sculptures. Very friendly man on door who... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
London, United Kingdom
next door to St George's basilica

Very well done up Museum, really worth a visit; at times hosts conferences and mini musical events... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Floriana, Malta
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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...more
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Pjazza San Gorg, Victoria, Island of Gozo VCT1101, Malta
+356 2155 7504
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Contains some very interesting artefacts,paintings and sculptures. Very friendly man on door who explained the layout for us. There is a lift between the floors and entrance is free although they suggest a 2 euro donation.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hamish42
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We entered this museum as it was just next to St George's Basilica and it was free. To be honest, we were not interested in the religious history of Gozo, so, this small and modest museum did not appeal to us at all. However, it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

Very well done up Museum, really worth a visit; at times hosts conferences and mini musical events (limited by space dimensions), worth visiting, more so on a rainy or very hot day!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank laiduptranslator
Reviewed 4 July 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 2 December 2017

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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Dillon X
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Iambic
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

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Dillon X
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!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank landy7005
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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jeannie C
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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Welshwasp
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