Monthly Archive
for: ‘October, 2017’

‘Nature behind glass’ – a public lecture about the National Museum of Natural History

‘Nature behind glass’ is a public lecture delivered by the Senior Curator of the National Museum of Natural History, John J. Borg, who will provide a historical overview of the collections and the museum from the origins to the present work being done by Heritage Malta to preserve the collection under its custody. The lecture […]

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L-Għid tal-Erwieħ – a thematic supper for All Souls’ Day at the Inquisitor’s Palace

Did you know that in November souls spread out their napkins? Or that specific meals, some including a pig that had been left wandering about the village streets, were cooked in remembrance of all souls. And as if that was not enough churches used to set up a symbolic coffin on All Souls’ Day. L-Għid […]

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All Hallows’ Eve – Explore the catacombs on the eeriest night of the year

All Hallows’ Eve is another event with a difference organised by Heritage Malta. This activity will help the participants learn and explore St. Paul’s Catacombs in Rabat on the eeriest night of the year. A guide will show the participants parts of the site and experience the stories and traditions connected with this dark, underground […]

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Sails on the Horizon

Heritage Malta is organising a guided tour of Fort St Elmo during which visitors will have the opportunity to explore the fort and view the start of this year’s Middle Sea Race from the fort’s majestic bastions. The guided tour of Fort St Elmo starts at 9.00am. The fort occupies a strategic position at the […]

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Reduced combined admission fee for Heritage Malta museums during BIRGUFEST

Heritage Malta will be opening the Inquisitor’s Palace, the Malta Maritime Museum and Fort St Angelo during Birgufest. A combined admission fee of €2 will be offered during this weekend. Children under 12 years of age enter for free. The Inquisitor’s Palace and the Malta Maritime Museum will open till late on Friday and Saturday. […]

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DARK TALES of Fort St Angelo

In conjunction with Birgufest, Heritage Malta will be organising two animated tours, based on tales of mystery and the supernatural, at Fort St Angelo. Featuring amongst these stories is the legend of the Grey Lady, who is said to haunt the fort till the present day, as well as the story of Fra Giovanni Francesco di San Clement, the […]

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