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The Knights Hospitallers, Valletta

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History Museum
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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  • There is not an enormous amount to see. The two large halls where the patients were treated - the well-off upstairs, the poorer people on the lower level - are impressive in their dimensions, but it i...  more »
  • There is much to see here in the cellars. The displays are good. The problem is getting access to the hospital ward, one of the biggest in the world! You can ask at the Malta Experience and pay a mode...  more »
  • We visited right at opening, as this was the one attraction i really wanted to see during our short shore time in Valletta. I enjoyed reading all the written material on the walls which shared informa...  more »
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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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