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The Knights Hospitallers, Valletta
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Visit the lower ward of the hospital established and run by The Knights Hospitallers, where patients slept three to a bed. Take a guided tour to learn about the hospital, the medical procedures performed there, and how it was organized. The detailed exhibits depict how life was for the sick and wounded. Displays also explain the origins of this order of knights and how the construction of the hospital gave birth to the concept of modern-day nursing and health care. The museum is underground and involves descending steps, which may be difficult for those with mobility problems. By using our Valletta holiday planner, you can arrange your visit to The Knights Hospitallers and other attractions in Valletta.
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  • As a health care worker at the time see what limited facilities, underground medicine, they can do it is interesting for us to see.
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  • Museum based in the basement of the Conference centre (built out of the actual hospital). Rather short exhibit (three room and some tunnels) with lots of information panels (in 5 languages) but a litt...  more »
  • Prices for guided tours here in the Malta experience tickets. After the Malta experience guide everyone's tour, go to the hospital. Description is only in English, but easy to understand. I think looking for souvenirs, after visiting a shop was very substantial, so it's nice. (The shop is identical to the Malta experience)
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  • Lots of sick people got better at this hospital over many years. Miniature displays of sick people being treated. Cool horse statue.
  • A true jewel of maltese history and architecture!
  • Really interesting to visit the warren of caves underneath and see how this ancient hospital worked!
  • Worth a visit
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  • Well worth a visit. Describes how Johanitter Order work in exhibitions.
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