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Fortifications Interpretation Centre - Fortifications Interpretation Centre

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Great overall view of how Malta came about

This is a good experience when first in Valletta to give you a good overview about how Malta came... read more

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John T
Mornington Peninsula, Australia
Very well done

A great place to start your Malta adventure as the history of the place is explained very well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Perth, Australia
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St. Mark street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 8594
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a good experience when first in Valletta to give you a good overview about how Malta came about and their very proud history

Thank John T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is in a vaulted warehouse. There's an ancient drawbridge displayed & lots of information about various invasions. The interactive displays weren't working but it's still worthwhile visiting this free museum.

Thank JXX18
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to start your Malta adventure as the history of the place is explained very well here. This is also probably the best part of the fort visit.

Thank Beamer23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One can enjoy this, especially in early mornings, it is amazing in sunsets and sunrise, you can see the other cities, or the city of Sliema. The views are breath taking and is a must to visit!

Thank Bernard M
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Visited today. The Museum is informative and worth a visit, however most of the electoronic displays did not appear to be working. Staff not very helpful. Closing today was at 16.00 however just after 15.30 the lady from the front desk announced it was closing...More

Thank ajnmpage
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Everything you want to know about fortification. Beautiful building. Great views from terrace. Worth a stop.

Thank Vincent W
Reviewed 1 July 2018

The entrance is free, but the contents inside are scarce to say the least. Basically it is like walking through an history book looking at some models, but there should be more, there should be dioramas, weapons (maybe move some of the armoury where they...More

Thank Jim E
Reviewed 21 June 2018

If you want to know how Malta's fortifications were built, this is the place to visit. Quite technical, but very informative, with good displays. Very educational!

Thank mandarina55
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This is one of the areas catering the knights spirit of the island. Unfortunately on the other shore there is a new steel and glass complex. This ecclectics unfortunately spoils the touristic value of Malta, but complements to the business one.

Thank Jan V
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

A gem of a find ...thank you fellow TripAdvisor for the recommendation. Excellent overview of the history of the fortification of Malta, starting from the Bronze Age and ending with the Second World War, with particular emphasis on the period of the Knights of Malta....More

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Opening Hours: In Summer: Monday to Friday from 9:00-13:00                                                 Tuesday and Thursday open till 16:00 In Winter: Monday to Friday 10:00-16:00... More