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Address: Our Lady of the Grotto Street, Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
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+356 7952 1970
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09:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 15:00

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A must see in Mellieha. It's easy accessible with a buggy but there are some rough spots that can stop the buggy rolling freely. Amazing to see where over 2000 people lived just... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Michael F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A must see in Mellieha. It's easy accessible with a buggy but there are some rough spots that can stop the buggy rolling freely. Amazing to see where over 2000 people lived just over 70 years ago. The recreation of what the rooms were used for is very good and there is plenty of information and photos on the walls... More 

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Thank Michael F
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went hear with my two children who were 7 and 5 at the time and they loved it. Very interesting and well worth the visit hidden away near the church but well worth it has come in handy for my eldest daughters school topic.

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Thank foremansrh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good place to visit. Good atmosphere and feeling of what the shelters were like. Take a jumper as the further in you go the colder it gets.

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Thank Shybabyduck1
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

great insight on to how the people lived in world war 2, must of been very scary. tunnels are a good learning curve and my young children enjoyed the experience. excellent

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Thank Reddogs5-2
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best experience of Mellieha for me. The guy at the entrance was very knowledgable. Wow it was nice to see how people survived during the war. He said something profound which I want to remeber everyday. "People during the war still had to GET ON with life!"

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Thank adele2775
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to these air raid shelters a few times with various family members this is a very inexpensive way to spend an hour of the day John who runs the shelter is a real character. *****

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Thank andrew b
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really fascinating shelters and history. It's amazing to think that people lived in these tunnels during WW2. I don't know how they did it. Maltese people are amazing. Very proud of my heritage.

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Thank DebTravels291
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in heel on a rainy day and found it by chance. A great little find at €2.50 per adult didn't think it would be as big as it is. A little history is provided but I think they could give you more pictures and info even turn out the lights for that proper feeling.

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Thank compact90
Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really was thought provoking trying to imagine hundreds of people crammed into these tunnels. it must have been terrifying.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick visit as its on the route from hotel to village. Takes about an hour to walk through. 2 euro entrance and situated near the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Mellieha

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