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National Museum of Natural History

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OPEN MONDAY - SUNDAY from 09.00 Till 17.00Hrs (last admission at 16.30Hrs). The National Museum of Natural History, situated within the Vilhena Palace, including display areas that cover various topics such as Maltese Geology and Palaeontology...more
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Vilhena Palace | St Publius Square, Mdina, Island of Malta RBT 12, Malta
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wasn’t much to see unfortunately. The salesperson was very nice and friendly but the exposition need a little renovation. Wasn’t so interesting as we expected unfortunately.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank travellerew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for natural fauna exposition and the Megalodon tooth (that was mentioned in our tourist book). The tooth wasn’t that spectacular and big. The place seems to be a little bit run down to be frank.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Exhibits are fine but nothing that special. Lots of dead animals and the building smells damp and musty. Wouldn't recommend as there are lots of better museums in malta.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ellebtn
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Although comparatively small , the museum houses an array of local fauna . As you would expect a large portion is dedicated to marine wildlife. Laid out over three floors there are a lot of steps. At times you can still get the impression of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed my hour here walking around looking at the exhibits. Well layed out but a lot of steps to walk to get from floor to floor

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

Visited here as part of a day trip to Mdina & was worth the visit would say for price to pay of 5 euros each & what is on offer across 2 buildings and also a surprise with a bride and groom cutting the cake...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Graham L
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Excited to discover so many things that blow your mind. I hope for you to be lucky and find it open.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank redman5314
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Went in as my Heritage Malta tickets included this place. It has some very interesting collections from skeletons, coins, bugs and minerals. Okay place but not much I haven't seen in other places.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mollyham4
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The museum is rather small, but you should pay a visit. you can understand more about Malta's islands and flora and fauna.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Elena257
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

It was a small museum worth a looksie I suppose. It was included in a tour we were on so I am not sure what the ticket fee was. If it’s more than $10US it might not be worth it in my opinion.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Katherine P
12 May 2016|
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Response from Leesyg39 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I don't recall seeing anything like this at the museum so I would assume that it is exhibited at the museum on Gozo. Thanks.