Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, Mdina

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Built in the 13th century, Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum now serves as a fascinating historical site with medieval decor and design. Tour one of the oldest surviving homes in Malta and admire the art and antiques collected by its most recent resident, an artist and scholar. Browse furniture, watches, silver, jewelry, oriental rugs, paintings, armory, books, and more. Finish your tour in the rooftop cafe, where you can sip coffee and take in panoramic views of the sea and city. Use our Mdina tour planner to add Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum and other attractions to your Mdina vacation plans.
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  • A beautiful Palace must visit if you are passing in Mdina. In the main street, this Palace offers your eyes a collection of valuable objects varied. Results of long quests of a passionate amateur. The visit of the terrace on the top floor offers a magnificent view 360 ° on the city and its surroundings.
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  • This house is bursting with treasures from 13th-15th century.It was restored and opened in 2007. We were free to visit at our leisure and had time to look at all the lovely pieces. The small collectio...  more »
  • It is a noble building purchased by Captain Gollcher, painter, scholar and philanthropist, in 1927; It is the second oldest building still exists. Well preserved and recently restored, offers visitors valuable collections consist of silver, jewelry, coins, pottery, tapestries, an armoury and a great library of over 4000 volumes. The tour includes all premises of the Palace, from the room of Butler library, from the kitchens to the Ballroom.
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  • Beautiful collection in one of the oldest houses in Mdina. The audio tour explains the different rooms and highlights certain items in the collection. The entry fee of 10 Euro is a bit steep but worth it if you are interested in seeing this old house as well as the paintings, jewelery, coins, snuff boxes, furniture, carpets, books and many more things contained within it's walls.
  • Did not go in, still love its vibe.
  • Interesting, 19th century lifestyle of then rich and famous... not a must-do, but an interesting contrast to the standard church/museum scene
  • Just beautiful museum. Do not miss it if you come to Mdina.
  • Great house - museum. Do not miss a thing with the very cool audio guide that gets you through the place on the voice of the owner.