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Fortifications Interpretation Centre - Fortifications Interpretation Centre

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Worth seeing before you visit the actual forts

This is a very interesting introduction into the history and design of local fortifications. There... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hampshire, UK
Build yourself a better day by visiting the fortress builders

After discovering that the ferry to Sliema had been suspended, we were looking for something to do... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kelli W
London, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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St. Mark street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 8594
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a very interesting introduction into the history and design of local fortifications. There are lots of exhibits, information boards, etc., As we said in the title, this is a good place to visit before going to the actual sites, like St Elmo. The...More

Thank grafran
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After discovering that the ferry to Sliema had been suspended, we were looking for something to do. Right opposite the ferry sign lies the Fortress Builders museum. Inside you are greeted by a 17th Century drawbridge, followed by a plethora of information, scale models, and...More

Thank Kelli W
Reviewed 4 October 2018

To get a history of Malta as set forth in the need for protection for the citizens from early to WW II, this is the place. On top of the rampart above the E1.50 ferry from Selma, part of the St. Anthony's bastion, by Trig...More

Thank Pepperjackm
Reviewed 4 October 2018

This museum is on the walk from the ferry terminal to the town centre of Valletta. We saw the signs and thought we would have a look inside and when we found out it was free we had to check it out. The people that...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

This is a good experience when first in Valletta to give you a good overview about how Malta came about and their very proud history

Thank John T
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The museum is in a vaulted warehouse. There's an ancient drawbridge displayed & lots of information about various invasions. The interactive displays weren't working but it's still worthwhile visiting this free museum.

Thank JXX18
Reviewed 6 September 2018

A great place to start your Malta adventure as the history of the place is explained very well here. This is also probably the best part of the fort visit.

Thank Beamer23
Reviewed 17 August 2018

One can enjoy this, especially in early mornings, it is amazing in sunsets and sunrise, you can see the other cities, or the city of Sliema. The views are breath taking and is a must to visit!

Thank Bernard M
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Visited today. The Museum is informative and worth a visit, however most of the electoronic displays did not appear to be working. Staff not very helpful. Closing today was at 16.00 however just after 15.30 the lady from the front desk announced it was closing...More

Thank ajnmpage
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Everything you want to know about fortification. Beautiful building. Great views from terrace. Worth a stop.

Thank Vincent W
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Opening Hours: In Summer: Monday to Friday from 9:00-13:00                                                 Tuesday and Thursday open till 16:00 In Winter: Monday to Friday 10:00-16:00... More