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National Museum of Archaeology

Republic Street | Auberge de Provcence, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 04, Malta
+356 2122 1623
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You pay 50 euros but we used 35 euros in one day in Valletta. This is included. Well presented with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
RufusBrisbane
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Brisbane
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Small But World Class

We visited five major temple sites on Malta and Gozo. For the Maltese sites, many of the major... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rolf L
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New York City, New York
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“bronze age” (37 reviews)
“temple sites” (18 reviews)
“fat ladies” (12 reviews)
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Republic Street | Auberge de Provcence, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 04, Malta
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You pay 50 euros but we used 35 euros in one day in Valletta. This is included. Well presented with lots of audio visuals. Loads of history, well explained. If going to Hypogoneum, see this first so you have seen an overview. Easy access toilets.

1  Thank RufusBrisbane
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited five major temple sites on Malta and Gozo. For the Maltese sites, many of the major sculptural and archeological finds are in this fine museum, where they can be preserved and protected. It's well worth the admission fee and you can spend at...More

1  Thank Rolf L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Impressive collection of ancient memorabilies. Unique objects, impressive information of ancient times. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Jan U J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Occupying several floors of the former residence of the khights of St.John from Provence the collection is quite extensive and well presented documenting various periods of archeological finds in Malta.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the collection is remarkable, and the 5000-year old story of settlement on the islands well told. The layout could be improved - probably the funds are lacking. What a pity.

Thank aldo m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is quite a small museum with a good presentation of the prehistory of the area including the fat ladies. Quite a nice presentation area of the phoenicians too but could be developed further.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hadn't realized that Malta had archaeological sites older than Egypt, going back perhaps as far as 7000 B.C. This is a small museum, with no modern flashy technology. But it is well laid out and explains well what is significant at the various sites....More

Thank GloriaAnchio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Museum offers good context, both historical and archeological, for the earliest inhabitants of the Maltese Islands. We appreciated seeing the actual finds after we visited the various temple sites.

Thank lindaginsburg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very informative museum about the prehistory of Malta.I don't think that it would be of much interest to youngsters.There is a lift to the second floor,but it is not well signposted.

Thank wingate
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called back in with friends today and was impressed with everything. We took 2 hours to enjoy our visit.

Thank Gary C
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agroves10
21 May 2016|
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Response from Dimitar P | Reviewed this property |
I was there 2 days ago and there were no such skulls on display, and I haven`t heard about such. Still you ca write to museums email or call directly, in case they moved them or are in the storage, will let you know
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