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Domus Romana

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Small but Interesting and well Preserved Site

Few minutes walking distance from the Mdina Gate. Interesting items on display, and well preserved... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jun_Cruz
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California
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Worth half an hour or so

The little museum is very informative and worth seeing. The remains have been seriously messed... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Nomad59
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Leyburn, United Kingdom
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OPEN MONDAY - SUNDAY from 09.00 Till 17.00Hrs (last admission at 16.30Hrs). The mosaic pavements in the Domvs Romana at Rabat rank among the finest and oldest mosaic compositions from the western Mediterranean, alongside those of Pompeii and Sicily...more
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Museum Esplanade, Rabat, Island of Malta RBT 05, Malta
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extremely interesting small museum. These are reconstructed remnants of a rich ancient Roman villa. The most interesting here are the very well-preserved ancient Roman mosaics.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Few minutes walking distance from the Mdina Gate. Interesting items on display, and well preserved ancient roman villa and floor tile design with vivid colors. I would recommend about 45 min to an hour at this museum to combine with your visit to Mdina.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jun_Cruz
Reviewed 2 December 2018

There is not much to see associated with the Roman time ruling Malta anywhere else so the objects and remains here are rare as well as beautiful, What a pity the British put a road through it to connect to a railway station on a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Margaret O
Reviewed 11 November 2018

The little museum is very informative and worth seeing. The remains have been seriously messed around but still worth looking at. The site is near the bus stop, so not out of your way

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nomad59
Reviewed 25 October 2018

A roman villa, plenty of mosaics to see, good visual history display of the timeline and artefacts found. A must for those interred in history

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Although small this Roman ruin is well worth a visit. The mosaic floor is excellent. The are other artifacts that are also worth looking at the Roman Glass is exquisite. The outdoor is fenced off which is a pity. Make sure is you have time...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank swissonj
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Its always first impressions that count and the ticket lady neefs a holiday or a new job or both. The floor was beautiful and it was hard to imagine how the delicate glass artifacts survived any dig. Only a very small part of the domus...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 350mickp
Reviewed 7 October 2018

just outside the city walls of Mdina the remains of a Roman villa with some nice mosaics and lots of interesting artefacts

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank reactmac
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Loved this little museum and well worth a visit if you’re into roman history. The mosaics are unbelievable

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank danny402
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed this very much as a change of period and atmosphere from other local sights. Good mosaics sculptures and small items from daily life. Big museums can be overwhelming. This was just right.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AliB_10
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