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Short free break from the street and the hit

Its free its small and you can only visit 1/3 of the room, But the old volumes are Unique. It give... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
alon z
Tel Aviv, Israel
Beautiful volumes!

Close to the St John's Co-Cathedral, the National Library of Malta has a beautiful collection of... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Its free its small and you can only visit 1/3 of the room, But the old volumes are Unique. It give a nice break from the street and the hit,

Thank alon z
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Proudly standing in from of the building it's Queen's Victoria statue. Not sure you can visit the library, but it is nice to have a drink on one of the terraces in from of it.

Thank Elena257
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Close to the St John's Co-Cathedral, the National Library of Malta has a beautiful collection of old volumes. You leave your ID at the front desk and then enjoy the silence in the upstairs reading room. Free!

Thank CKF
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Access to resources is limited and the staff need to be more aware of what is available for research.Can be a great place to get some information about Malta in older times

Thank markvE475QZ
Reviewed 17 January 2018

I thought this was a strange place for these outdoor patios. Like other reviews noted, in order to get to the entrance, one has to walk through restaurant patios on both sides. Almost missed this wonderful structure. Did not have time to visit though.

Thank OntarioTravel3
Reviewed 30 November 2017

This is one of the last buildings commissioned by the Knights before their forced departure from Malta. It sits in the rear of the Piazza Regina & it looked well worth an hour or 2. From the outside we could see it was a huge...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

The library offered an interesting collection of material in observance of the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution and the connections to Maltese nobility and politics.

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 8 November 2017

To get to the front for of this imposing building you have to walk between a couple of restaurants.Next to the cathedral.

Thank wingate
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Amazingly beautiful Neoclassical building located in the pretty Republic Square, which houses the archives of the Order of St. John. In front of it, stands a statue of Queen Victoria and some open-air restaurants.

Thank SmileyKay
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Located close to St. George square, this national library was founded by Grand Master Emmanuel de Rohan-Polduc in 1776.

1  Thank kiltmaker2
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