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The National War Museum, Valletta

Categories: Military Museums, Museums
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4.4/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web
Learn more about Malta's role as a war fortress over the years, as well as the contributions of the local population to the war efforts of World War I and World War II, at The National War Museum. The museum sits within the iconic Fort St. Elmo and recounts the actions that led to the two wars and it highlights their local and global consequences. The museum also includes exhibitions detailing military history starting from 1798. Artifacts on display include old uniforms, medals, road signs, and munitions, as well as original footage and photos. Be sure to see the rare George Cross, awarded to Malta as a symbol of their brave resistance to the Nazi bombings, and the fuselage of the last remaining Gloster Sea Gladiator FAITH airplane. Put The National War Museum and other Valletta attractions into our Valletta trip itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The rich history of Malta war nicely set up in Fort Elmo. Definitely worth by walking. Though it was 10 euros entrance though pricey.
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  • It is more than a museum to use. The political and military history of Malta is taught in the various rooms. Spectacular show in the stables (Cavalier), which explains the history of Malta of pleasant way from 1567 to 1945 only in English. It is worth, the views from the terraces are also superb.
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  • Great War History Museum of Malta .to visit quietly, we were almost alone late in the afternoon
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  • Visited yesterday and very interesting place with complette history of Malta from Ottoman period through to independence. Good mix of audiovisuals and displays. Some of the displays were lacking information cards to explain what individual items were and the only other complaint is a total lack of any seating. Well worth a visit if you are happy to stand for several hours.
  • Love this museum, particularly the George cross medal that was given to the island after the war.
  • Pretty cool loved it it had 7 sights to visit and it will take you about 1 hour and a half really worth it
  • Perfect location for war history lovers from whole world Unusual using of modern technologies everywhere in museum
  • Very interesting and extensive history of Malta's role in world war 2. A must for any history conscious people
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