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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
St. Elmo Pl. | Fort St Elmo, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1741, Malta
+356 2123 3088
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All reviews george cross war museum great exhibits fort st well worth a visit chronological order couple of hours on display great visit grand harbour information faith malta timeline ohio gladiator medal
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Reviewed yesterday

OK if you are interested in Maltese history of war but, to be frank, a little boring and uninspiring for us. A walkthrough attraction set in different rooms with war memorabilia in each. Wouldn’t be first on my list of things to see / do...More

Thank xStewieGriffin
Reviewed 2 days ago

I paid a visit to Fort St Elmo as part of a weeks visit to Malta back in early October. I thought this attraction was great value for money. i enjoyed taking a step back in History and gaining an insight into the History through...More

Thank Bobby T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

At €10 for adults & €7.50 for over 60, this is a must for anybody interested in history visiting Valletta, based in the fort itself there are several rooms taking you from prehistoric to present day, in my opinion it ‘joins up a lot of...More

Thank Huggleme
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I grew up in a military town so have grown up with the military and it’s history all around me. I knew Malta was an important part of our history so wanted to go to this. Really poor all around. The main info is written...More

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 3 days ago

I loved my time here.Good info and good videos Awsome exhibit with so many personal belongings of the soldiers who fought in the ww2 Highly recommended!

Thank Dezsi V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It seemed a bit slow getting started in the visit to the fort. The war museum made the long walk worthwhile. The exhibits are progressive through history, starting 5000 BC and goes through modern times in 6 buildings/exhibits. Many of the films, and pictures, in...More

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A relatively quick history of Malta through its defining conflicts brought to life by a series of naively charming presentations and some excellent exhibits. Worth the money. It was very quiet when we visited so no pressure to move on.

Thank 911bella
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just because this is situated within Fort St. Elmo, doesn't mean its purely related to it. It's a fantastic way of being educated with everything Malta. It works by entering room by room, which covers a different period in time - from the first settlers,...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 6 days ago

An incredible experience not to be missed It takes you through the amazing history of Malta in 6 parts in 6 different parts of the Fort St.Elmo. There is also a Courtyard with individual rooms depicting accommodation/lifestyle at different parts of the Maltese history The...More

Thank Coggles2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Apart from the magnificent views the history of Malta’s wars from the 1500’s to their involvement with NATO was fascinating. The videos were well produced and informative. A must see.

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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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Response from Badfeeling2015 | Reviewed this property |
I should point out that the granary is underground and these are the lids
9 April 2015|
Response from Ryan V |
Yes it is open to the public all year round thanks