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National War Museum

Entrance to War Museum. This is easily found. From the bus terminus go through the main gate into Valletta & walk straight down through the centre of the city as far as you can go.
Turn left when you reach St.Elmo's Fort & you will see it on the right just before you reach the coast wall.

Heritage Malta informed me (June 2009) that the museum has recently been refurbished. Opening times & admission costs are presented in the box below &
are taken from the Heritage Malta website.

Monday to Sunday: 9.00-17.00
Last admission: 16.30
Closed: Good Friday, 24, 25 & 31 December, 1 January

Tickets -

Adults (18 - 59 years): €6.00
Students (12 - 17 years), Senior Citizens (60 years and over), ISIC Card Holders, EURO<26 Card Holders, ISE Card Holders, ICOM Card Holders, University of Malta and MCAST Students: €4.50
Children (6 -11 years): €3.00
Infants (1 -5 years): Free

Special Exhibitions: there may be a separate charge for temporary or special exhibitions.

Absolutely a must see Museum if you are on Malta for a visit. Packed with loads of exhibits & many maritime items such as ships bells etc. You cannot help but be moved by being so close to these items. Faith is resident here. Many photos, badges of ships etc including the original letter of the King conferring the George Cross to the Island.. I cannot recommend it enough.
I put below a few photos of exhibits but the real experience of the place can only be gained by a walk around it.

Air raid siren usually mounted on police stations.


Submarine section

Munitions cabinet

Bell of the Manxman.

Portable air raid siren

Polish War memorial plaque.
Photo courtesy of Pete Flynn.

Statistics. Photo courtesy of Pete Flynn.

Submarine deck gun, torpedo & mine at the back. No information came with this photo as to which submarine this gun belonged to.
Photo courtesy of Pete Flynn.

R.A.F. Luqa Badge. Photo courtesy of Pete Flynn.

View of Gallery. Photo courtesy of Pete Flynn.

Part of German aircraft brought down on Malta. Unfortunately the caption is illegible in this photo.
Photo courtesy of Pete Flynn.

'Faith'. Photo courtesy of Pete Flynn.


'Faith'. Photo courtesy of Pete Flynn.