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Address: Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1191, Malta
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Valletta Walking Tour Including Grandmaster’s Palace
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So Much To See

During our visit the State Rooms were closedt, but we were able to see the armory, and it was FANTASTIC. There was so much to see that even though there were only two rooms, we... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Shawn D
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Durban, South Africa
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In winter 2017 only the Armoury was open at The Grandmaster's Palace, which was the main attraction we wanted to see. €4.50 with concessions for students and over 60s. What a priceless collection of armour, guns, swords, maps and paintings. The headphones, included in the price, give great detailed, yet interesting information from the start of production of armour through... More 

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East Sussex
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An Armoury wouldn't normally be our thing but we were persuaded by other reviews. We had it down as a rainy day activity but we're so glad we visited. This is an amazing and extensive collection of armour that takes you through the evolution in design of armour. The audio guide added a lot to the information and our experience.... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our visit the State Rooms were closedt, but we were able to see the armory, and it was FANTASTIC. There was so much to see that even though there were only two rooms, we spent over two hours there looking and reading displays. It is not interactive (except for one display showing the weight of helmets), so younger children... More 

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Valletta, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you come to Malta I am sure you shall come to Valletta, Malta's Capital City. Among the treasures there one will find the Grandmaster's Palace. Many important things happened inside this palace and at the St. George's Square which is opposite the Palace. After the nights left Malta and no longer the Grandmaster, it used to be the sede... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately this time the State Rooms were not open for the public. The explanation is the EU presidentship of Malta in 2017 - the restoration is not finished yet: But the Armory is open, and if you are interested in arms - this is a wonderful collection.

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Nacka, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Grandmaster Palace are located in the center of Valetta. They are changing guards just outsite of entrance. Something that must be seen.

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Llandysul, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a little disappointed that the state rooms of the GrandMaster's Palace were closed for restoration ... but we were more than compensated by visiting instead the Armoury, which houses a VAST display of armour and weaponry used over the centuries, and a great deal of historical information about the subject and Malta's history, provided by a recorded tour... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

You can get a device similar to a mobile phone and press the number of the exhibit you want to learn more information! It is not a big museum but for the price of 6 euro or less if you are a student, it is a must see place! Also, the personnel is friendly to the tourists!!

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Wset Wales
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Check before you visit - only the armoury was open when I visited. The palace is being spruced up for the 2017/18 celebrations and events.

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Really wanted to view the Palace Rooms, but sadly they were closed when we visited and only the armoury was available for viewing, so gave it a miss.

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