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National Library of Malta

36 Old Treasury Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1410, Malta
+356 2124 3297
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36 Old Treasury Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1410, Malta
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Reviewed 5 days ago

For a library, it is very beautiful from outside. It seems that you need some paperwork to get inside.

Thank jusaja
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated in the heart of Valletta with a nice restaurant in front of the building. Will upload photos when this review is approved.

Thank maltesefalcon43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This building is quite historic and of course it is still functioning as a modern library. We went inside for a quick look and were amazed at the lovely architectural work. The architectural beauty of the building is better viewed and appreciated I think from...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A collection ofvery important manuscripts, documents and books dating back to te time of the Knights of St. John. Not to be missed when visiting Malta

Thank Illetrop
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Location and architecture of this place is a great representation of just how important role education had, and still has, in Malta. In front of the entrance is very striking monument to Queen Victoria, which only bring more importance to the whole place.

Thank Aleksandar S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This place is exquisite! The books date so far back and it's set in such a beautiful room. Great preservation work. I just wish they sold postcards of the library!

Thank L B
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This library is in active use, so keep that in mind when busting in with your loud tourist mouth. Nice exhibits.

Thank Taxin M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is still of course a functioning research library (most particularly for scholars working in the field of Maltese history) rather than a conventional tourist attraction, but it is well worth the ascent of the impressive staircase to see the library's handsome galleried period reading...More

Thank Travel1000Glen
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I visited the library to do some family history research as my heritage is Maltese. I had to make an application and bring my passport along in order to use the library. The staff were exceedingly helpful to me, and I am very grateful. I...More

Thank Leona P
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I recently took my students to see the restoration process and old manuscipts from the Knights period. We were all mesmerised. If you're a tourist and happen to be in Valletta, don't miss the National Library. It's a must.

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