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Fort St Elmo - National War Museum The National War Museum houses a superb collection of items which takes us back to prehistoric times. The items are displayed in chronological order and start with the early phases of the Bronze Age around 2,500...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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St. Elmo Pl. | Fort St Elmo, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1741, Malta
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Get the full history of all who have fought for control of this important, strategic island in the middle of the Med.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dave111962
Reviewed 4 days ago

Brilliant place to get to grips with the whole of Maltese history from pre history to present day . The Fort itself is set in a significant area of Valetta so it is easy to imagine what happened over the years. The museum has a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mothershipadrift
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great displays and gives a real sense of the history in nice bite size chunks. One of the best I have been to

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank davidhA6164MC
Reviewed 1 week ago

It leaves you speechless. The views are amazing. This is an absolute must see during your Malta vacation.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Di E
Reviewed 1 week ago

You could easily spend a whole day here, there is so much to see and take in. The museum is extraordinary, the attention to detail, presentation, setting are remarkable. It illustrated how important Malta was (and is) in shaping our history over many centuries. If...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ciaranoduinn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on the seaward shore of the Sciberras Peninsula (also known as the tip of Valletta) that divides the Marsanxett and Grand Harbors, Fort St. Elmo is one of the most recognized landmarks in all of Malta. It is well known for the Great Siege...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank midway42
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very disappointed with the museum not much referring to the 2 world wars. exhibits spread out to much and some hard to see. Saw some children there and they were totally bored. Seeing the Fort was nice. Found the Malta experience and War Rooms much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karen D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place with amazing history! The views out to the Mediterranean are astounding. Definitely worth a visit, especially if you're staying in Valletta.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LAtraveler2CA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum covers all of Malta’s history. Very informative, lots of displays. The displays are in various rooms and each covers a specific period. Outside the views from the ramparts are stunning. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank X938FGalanh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was really looking forward to visiting the museum but was a little put out at the start by the two men at the broken entrance gate. A bit surly to say the least. Not exactly a low cost attraction. The rooms with displays are quite...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bob D
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MarkMahoney
21 February 2017|
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Response from peter b | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mark. To get into the forts moat, do as follows. When you passed the duck area, follow the way up to the small gate, then you go down left towards to the officearea...follow the shore, it is a little bit rocky...but keep... More
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Mark B
1 July 2016|
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Response from Badfeeling2015 | Reviewed this property |
You might be talking about the grain storage built by the knights.The tops are raised and circular. These were sealed granarys that were only openedwhen needed
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9 April 2015|
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Yes it is open to the public all year round thanks
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