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National Museum of Fine Arts

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That museum is not big but still has interesting items to show - paintings, Maltese silver and... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
Nik R
Varna, Bulgaria
This museum is closed since 2016 - tripadvisor should have noted this way back

The National Museum of Fine Arts is closed since October 2015 to be replaced by MUZA, a new concept... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Valletta, Malta
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3 weeks ago
“This museum is closed since 2016 - tripadvisor should have noted this way back”
23 Jul 2018
OPEN MONDAY - SUNDAY from 09.00 Till 17.00Hrs (last admission at 16.30Hrs). The National Museum of Fine Arts is located at the lower end of South street (Valletta) within an area including other fine historical palaces dating from the times of the...more
Triq Nofs in Nhar, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1175, Malta
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The National Museum of Fine Arts is closed since October 2015 to be replaced by MUZA, a new concept museum branded as a national-community project which is in its final stages of completion. It will be open around late 2018. MUZA will be at Auberge...More

Thank Artimalta
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The Fine Arts Museum is currently closed for refurbishment (don't know until when). But there's no warning or information given anywhere in advance. We got the Valletta Card which suppose to include the entrance fee, but no one told us this museum is shut (no...More

3  Thank hidden_tiger
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

This museum is being rebuilt. There was no information about where the paintings are. This is surprising during European capital of culture (which is virtually invisible). Trip advisor needs to alter the listing.

1  Thank zilkeem
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Temple of art. The National Museum of Fine Arts is one of the most interesting attractions in Valletta. I was particularly impressed by the paintings by Caravagio and the work of other painters from this period.

Thank T0urist7
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Went out of our way only to find the place closed, very disappointed. Went to find what was happening to the paintings from the Tourist Office in Valletta. The staff did't seem to know much about the paintings and what had happened to them.

Thank Goldenwords
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The building where this Museum was housed is currently being significantly renovated and accordingly it was closed. We were unable to establish if it was going to be temporarily relocated elsewhere in Valletta.

1  Thank westy54
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I gather this museum is being relocated. Whilst extensive repairs are being done to the Palazzo which housed it. Reopening uncertain, probably in 2018 for City of Culture.

1  Thank jimmibean
Reviewed 6 May 2017

this is lovely to browse round if you like paintings so much to see would go again if visiting Malta

Thank paulamorganpm
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The collection, according to the museum brochures, the museum collection is small in comparison to large city art museums but the Collection is terrific. When it finishes is updated remodeling, it will make for a wonderful visit.

Thank Stevie R
Reviewed 24 February 2017

That museum is not big but still has interesting items to show - paintings, Maltese silver and furniture, and sculptures. Most of the paintings are with religious trend. There are 2 halls with works of Mattia Preti, Italian born Baroque painter who was living in...More

1  Thank Nik R
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19 January 2017|
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Response from HerMalta | Property representative |
The National Museum of Fine Arts is currently closed and it is therefore not possible to visit this museum. Its closure is part of the MUZA project which will include the relocation of this museum to Auberge d'Italie, also... More
Ron S
1 February 2016|
Response from John V | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so. There may be a package that links up between the various sites and the on/ off bus system; but i am not sure, sorry.