We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Free entrance to a home being lovingly restored

I stumbled upon this home while meandering the streets of Birgu. It was being lovingly restored by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
t3leonard
,
Frisco, Texas
Free open house - 12th century Norman House

During our visit the house was open Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturdays. Also know as the... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
tripsandfood55
,
London, United Kingdom
Read all 37 reviews
39
All photos (39)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Free entrance to a home being lovingly restored”
5 Dec 2017
“Free open house - 12th century Norman House”
About
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
28°
21°
Aug
25°
19°
Sep
22°
16°
Oct
Contact
North Street, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
Website
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Birgu (Vittoriosa)
from USD 18.50
More Info
from USD 16.20
More Info
from USD 34.90
More Info
from USD 69.80
More Info
Reviews (37)
Filter reviews
23 results
Traveller rating
14
5
4
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
14
5
4
0
0
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 23 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stumbled upon this home while meandering the streets of Birgu. It was being lovingly restored by a local and donations were appreciated. I would not go out of my way to come as it was quite small and only took a few minutes to...More

Thank t3leonard
Reviewed 6 December 2017

During our visit the house was open Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturdays. Also know as the Sicolo Norman House of Malta. Free and open to the public is this old 12th (or 13th depending on what book you read) century Norman House split over three...More

Thank tripsandfood55
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Wandering around the beautiful streets of Birgumarina013@melita.com, we found the Norman House. It's free to look around and Charles , who is lovingly renovating it showed us more of the building next door. It's free entry and donations are greatly appreciated if you wish to...More

Thank debs2422017
Reviewed 24 May 2017

A 400 hundred old house renovated with hard work and dedication by the owner Charles. Worth visiting while you rome about the cobbled streets of Birgu.

Thank Carrie G
Reviewed 20 January 2017

My wife and I stayed in Birgu last week and visited the Norman House whilst walking around the picturesque streets of the Collachio. The "owner" could be seen working in an adjoining property and he soon joined us to tell us all about the history...More

2  Thank BigVigs
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We were very lucky meeting the man who works on the house. Since years he restores this old building, hoping he manages to make it so nice as it was before. The window looking to the street is amazing - such a norman style window...More

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 3 October 2016

While wandering the streets of Birgu, we happened upon Norman house. It's beautifully restored with spiral staircases, free to get into and gives an insight into the building in this lovely area. What a pleasant way to spend a few minutes while in stunning Birgu!

Thank Kate P
Reviewed 18 September 2016

It wasn't in the guidebook. We just noticed it as we were walking by. It's worth a stop if you're in the area. A very old house, maintained by the local council. Not much in the displays, but very atmospheric.

Thank kgkjgkjg
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

A beautifully restored Norman House. Tucked away in a quiet backwater, off the main Square in the suburb of Birgu, Valleta. Unfortunately, it was closed. However, as we visit Malta every year, we'll be back in 2017!!!

1  Thank timdq1
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This was a happy accidental find while wandering the streets of Birgu. There aren't a whole lot of other major attractions in Birgu, so you might as well plan to wander by it as well!

Thank KSH15
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Norman House staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines