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Valletta Living History

St. Lucia Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1185, Malta
+356 2122 2225
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entertaining informative experience

Great way of finding out about the history of Malta. Very entertaining and not too long. The... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Melinda G
Theatrically thrilling !

Easy to find (Embassy Shopping Centre) . Lovely staff . Very few people which is a pity as great... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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Valletta Living History is a 35 minute, high definition, docudrama, in the form of an audio visual show, depicting the history, culture and lifestyle of Malta and the Maltese. Re-live the arrival of Valletta’s earliest settlers; the Great Siege that erupted between the Knights of St John and the fierce Ottoman Empire; French and British rule; as well as the city’s heroic role in World War II till present day. An audiovisual spectacular, the show provides great entertainment for all the family, right in the heart of Malta’s capital city Valletta. It provides fantastic insight into the history of the capital, local culture and Maltese society, through a documentary that charts Valletta’s evolution over the centuries. Travel Back Through Time! Valletta Living History takes you on a journey through time to discover Valletta’s incredible past! This leading Maltese attraction showcases the city’s major milestones, its rich architectural heritage and the ways of life of its population at every stage of its development.
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St. Lucia Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1185, Malta
+356 2122 2225
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Great way of finding out about the history of Malta. Very entertaining and not too long. The traumatic history of Malta through all its conquests and sieges and wars relayed through a cinematic format. Well worth seeing.

Thank Melinda G
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Easy to find (Embassy Shopping Centre) . Lovely staff . Very few people which is a pity as great introduction to the city and its history. Kids will love it ! Entrance is 7 euros but included in the Malta Pass . In fact ,...More

Thank vessi80
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Saw this advertised in the main shopping street in Valetta and investigated a bit further. As previously stated this film is actually shown in the cinema on the top floor of the Embassy shopping centre. Costs 7 euros each for adults and lasts about 35...More

1  Thank Darren W
ComplexManagementVLT, Manager at Valletta Living History, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Dear Darren, Many thanks for taking the time to post your comments. Thanks

Reviewed 14 October 2016

Located in the Embassy shopping complex off St lucia street, this is a cinema experience that takes around 35 minutes and takes the viewer through Valletta past, from early settlers and the great siege too the heavy bombing of ww2. This is a good introduction...More

2  Thank Jimurr
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Worth a visit before trying to Guess the history of the city and the knights, and I am sure kids would love the presentation

Thank Nicholas F
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Of the many shows in Valletta recounting Maltese history, we chose Valletta Living History at 7 euros entry fee. It is in the form of a movie, shown in a cinema. Actors re-create the historical episodes in Maltese history from pre-historic times onward. A great...More

1  Thank wellsvella
Reviewed 13 June 2016

There are many exhibitions, film shows etc about Malta's history in Valletta - not tried this one before but worth a visit. We found the 5D Experience of Malta's history more enjoyable, the Living History film tells much the same story in 30 minutes but...More

Thank Jon R
ChrisBorg2016, Manager at Valletta Living History, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Dear Jon, many thanks for your comments and are pleased you enjoyed the show. Kindly note that there is a different lift for the cinemas accessible from level 2. We excuse ourselves if this was not clear to you. Regards

Reviewed 6 June 2016

Much better than the 5D one. Really informative with much more information than the others I have seen.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent 30-minute movie that combines the present with past re-enacted. I truly appreciate what this tiny nation has been through to keep alive.

Thank Rhonda123itsme
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Situated at the Empire cinemas down on Republic Street, it's a good possibility to get a quick overview of the history of Malta and the town of Valletta. As Malta's history is quite dense with many invasions and foreign rulings, the movie provides an easy...More

Thank Dario N
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