Malta Aviation Museum, Ta' Qali

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Located on a former Royal Air Force airfield, Malta Aviation Museum enlightens visitors with the island's history of aviation, featuring impressive collections dating from World War II. Browse displays of aircraft, engines, uniforms, and model planes throughout three hangars. Keep your eyes peeled for the Hawker Hurricane, recovered from the sea in 1995 after its use in World War II. If you're lucky, you may even see this fully restored plane in action. Also look for aircrafts like the de Havilland Tiger Moth and the fuselage skeleton of the Fairey Swordfish. Discover how to plan a Ta' Qali trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • We were lucky enough to receive a free excursion included in our holiday booking and this is where we chose to go, although we would very happily have paid the €7 entry fee. We easily got there on the...  more »
  • Obviously the Spitfire and the Hurricane are the main draw to this museum, but there's quite literally tonnes of other great exhibits. Situated next door to the Ta Qali National Stadium it is easily a...  more »
  • The Malta Aviation Musem may be small in scale but the volunteers and staff have clearly worked very hard to pack as much in the way of exhibits and information into their neatly laid out hangars as p...  more »
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  • A really good museum.Well laid out and the aircraft are maintained by volunteers.Easy to find and a few minutes walk from the bus stop.well worth a visit.Right next to the national stadium.sadly queue jumped by a bus sightseeing tour.It is possible to sit in the cockpit of the spitfire and have your photo taken.Small fee.As i said,the girl on reception decided to serve 5 people whilst ignoring me so i didn't get to sit in a spit.
  • One of Malta's gems. Not a large museum but worth a visit if your interested in aviation. Restorations done on lots of different aircraft ( mostly ww2 era ) with restorations still to do. Not financially supported by the government so all costs come out of donations. Considering the cost Malta has given during WW2 they are doing an amazing job if preserving there and our history
  • Great exhibits and the staff are wonderful. It's rare to find such well looked after aircraft.
  • Considering how this museum was created & funded it was pretty good. Lots of pieces that have been donated but without the resources to restore & exhibit properly.
  • It's a nice museum, not massive and not huge amounts of detail in certain areas but it's developing.

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