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Mellieha Air Raid Shelter

Our Lady of the Grotto Street | Voluntary Organisation 0144, Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 7952 1970
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Visit this as a memorial not a tourist entertainment.

Worth the visit to see how this facility was developed from a shelter to other uses like a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
CP1866
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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This place was very thought provoking and quite an emotional visit I can't describe the spiritual... read more

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Dukey122
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“world war” (49 reviews)
“george cross” (17 reviews)
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Our Lady of the Grotto Street | Voluntary Organisation 0144, Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
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+356 7952 1970
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worth the visit to see how this facility was developed from a shelter to other uses like a maternity ward. Don't expect to see good displays in here, there aren't any! Go and treat it as a memorial, the fee will pay for its up...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place was very thought provoking and quite an emotional visit I can't describe the spiritual feeling but how the place was formed by hand and what the people did was truly humbling no wonder the George cross was awarded to Malta Only 2 euros...More

Thank Dukey122
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was just incredible to see how the vast shelter was dug out of the rock by hand. The tiny rooms made by families were only six by seven feet. The reception man was extremely informative.

Thank KAREN M M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fascinating walk through the shelter but the conversation with the 83 year old ticket seller was even more informative. Well worth the visit!

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As you enter speak to the ticket seller if it the old gentlemen he was in the shelters as a child ........Such a place of emotions and feelings a must for 2.40 Euros

Thank Merrick L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been twice in recent years..an absolute must do when in Mellieha. From the warm inviting welcome by the Maltese man and he's lovely chihuahua dog. The man is informative and will answer all questions. The shelters themselves are just amazing.You get an insight to how...More

Thank Treborenal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really amazed at the shelter couldn’t believe how big they are Very reasonable entry price Very nice man who takes entrance fee Recommend

Thank susieque69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must ! Its very educational and certainly puts into perspective on the hardships Malta had to overcome during the war. 10/10

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found these by chance and had a short visit too see the shelters, carved out of solid rock, its a wonderful insight into how people survived during the raid during WW2.

Thank ColinR1961
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this hour spent and was so interesting and informative If you are visiting it is worth it

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tripforus
21 June 2016|
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Response from 469sue | Reviewed this property |
Hello 9.30 until about 3.30 in the peek season
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Maddii N
22 May 2016|
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Response from Lucyjoanne M | Reviewed this property |
you could literly walk up the hill opposite the underground church very easy stroll say about 11 minutes
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