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Malta Maritime Museum, Birgu (Vittoriosa)

Categories: Military Museums, Museums
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4.2/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web
Housed in a former naval bakery, Malta Maritime Museum illustrates Malta's seafaring history with a large collection of interesting artifacts. View the largest Roman anchor in the world, the largest ship model belonging to the Order of St. John, the island's largest collection of cannons, a bust of Queen Victoria, and even the Napoleonic figurehead of the gun ship HMS Hibernia. Don't forget to view the actual boats themselves and wander through a large display of historical vessels including engines. Use our Birgu (Vittoriosa) trip generator to arrange your visit to Malta Maritime Museum and other attractions in Birgu (Vittoriosa).
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  • A vast collection of artifacts covering thousands of years of maritime engineering, that includes a near complete steam engine room, navigation instruments, diving equipment and even a huge anchor dat...  read more »
  • Surprise was to see the Naval Museum in such a small country, though the island. A decent selection of exhibits.
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  • Located in the port of Valletta, next to the excellent restaurant DON BERTO, this museum displays maritime objects. Beautiful models, big, wear sailor or officers English, accessories for navigation, guns, (there is a lift because the stairs are impressive)
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  • Great, plenty of things to see, going from the 16th century all the way to the 20th century. Great for people interested in ships, boats and the sea
  • Had an opportunity to tour the museum with it's curator Liam Gauci. His overflowing knowledge of back- stories that formed Maltese maritime history made it a very insightful experience to all present. Learning this face of history in a museum that provides an amazing base and backdrop of intricate models of ships that sailed and rowed the Maltese waters completely immersed us in the stories.
  • Very beautiful museum that has detailed objects.
  • If you have more time in Malta, is worth visiting!
  • Nice museum, especially the upper level where there are lots of models of ships.
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