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There are no words. This is a must see attraction in Valleta. We watched an opera music... read more

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Just been here to see a pantomime It was great The theatre it self was wonderful still have the... read more

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One of the oldest, active theatres in Europe dating to 1731.
Old Theatre Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are no words. This is a must see attraction in Valleta. We watched an opera music performance and it was simply amazing. Don't miss it, it is one of the best places to visit in Valleta.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just been here to see a pantomime It was great The theatre it self was wonderful still have the old balconies and decor If you go in the winter wrap up warm no heating Shall be returning again

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rocket124
Reviewed 16 December 2018

We were lucky enough to go and see the Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja perform here with guest artists and the Maltese Philharmonic and it was very atmospheric. There are normal seats in the stalls but then the rest of the seats are in tiered boxes,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

It was the city of culture and we decided to attend a theatre event. Absolutely highly recommend it. The venue recently refurbished.Word of warning, the boxes are small/tight so be prepared for that.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank annemcconville
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Do not miss to visit one of the oldest theatres in Europe. The room alone is an exceptional adventure.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cberg1303
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Saw a play which was OK as a production but the venue was a sight to see and be part of the audience to feel the ambience

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Stunning theatre... simply stunning.... Saw a show there.. brilliant acoustics.... but service needs improvement... woman checking tickets on entry told me there was no bar... she lied.... so i had to go looking for one in the pouring rain... only found inside bar by walking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jason t
Reviewed 29 September 2018

the performance we attended was good. However the experience was stressful because the staff were so aggressive. they couldn't have been more rude and high-handed and I will not visit again because of this. No disabled facilities so you just have to climb the stairs...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Donna M
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We had read that there are guided tours around the theatre. It was mostly closed whilst we were there, and lots of restorations going on One day as we passed we noticed it was open We enquired about guided tours and were told to come...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Colin K
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Before travelling to Malta, we made sure to purchase tickets for a performance of Cendrillon at this theatre, one of the oldest Italian-style theatres in Europe. The opera, based on the Cinderella story by Perrault, had been composed by a French-trained Maltese musician and first...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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2 February 2018|
Response from Josette P | Property representative |
We have tours between Mondays and Fridays starting at 9 30 till noon at 5 euro
2 April 2017|
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Response from Josette P | Property representative |
The Theatre is closed in July and August for performances and visiting as we are undertaking major work in the auditorium.