Malta at War Museum, Birgu (Vittoriosa)

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Get to know Malta's brave soldiers and strong defenders during the Blitz at Malta at War Museum. Set in the former home of the Royal Navy (a heavily bombed site during World War II), the museum displays a large, intense collection of artifacts and memorabilia. Watch an introductory wartime documentary before descending into an underground air raid shelter once used by hundreds. Continue on to view nine galleries, each illuminating a different aspect of Malta during the war. Displays include clothing, weapons, documents, instruments, and much more. Using our online itinerary creator, Birgu (Vittoriosa) attractions like Malta at War Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This museum traces the history of Malta during the second world war. It is very informative and has a beautiful collection of objects, pictures, movies. Our teenagers (not very trendy Museum) really like this because it's very visual. We were impressed by the visit of the well-preserved bunker. The audio guide in french is well done, synthetic, but enough for those who are not very comfortable with English. The visit is quick and allows you to understand a little more the Maltese history. To do!
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  • We accidentally found the Malta at war museum and were first a bit overwhelmed by the price. However, we soon noticed that it was totally worth it! The staff was very friendly and willing to provide a...  more »
  • My husband, twin 20 year old girls and myself visited on a very hot day and appreciated the air conditioning both inside the exhibit and the cafe. We wandered around enjoying the audio tour and then h...  more »

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