Monthly Archive
for: ‘June, 2018’

Palace Armoury and State Rooms open for free on 29th June

Heritage Malta will open the Palace Armoury and State Rooms at the Grand Master’s Palace free of charge on Friday, 29th June, a public holiday. Visitors will also have the last opportunity to view the exhibition ‘Picasso and Mirò: The Flesh & the Spirit’ currently hosted in the State Rooms’ Dining Room and Throne Room. It […]

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Ħaġar Qim Temples receive The Travellers’ Choice award and also included in the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame

Ħaġar Qim Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, were awarded the highest honour TripAdvisor can bestow: The Travellers’ Choice award. The site was also included in the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame after it received the Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years. Ħaġar Qim was amongst nine Heritage Malta sites and museums which received the […]

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Reduced price at Tarxien Temples on Jum Hal Tarxien

Heritage Malta will be opening Tarxien Temples at a reduced price during Jum Hal Tarxien this Sunday 24th June. Tarxien Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, consist of a complex of four megalithic structures built in the Neolithic (ca 3600- 2500BC) and re-used in the Bronze Age (ca 2400-1500BC). The earliest of the four structures […]

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Summer solstice at Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Temples

To mark the summer solstice, Heritage Malta will once again be organising guided tours of Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Temples on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd June at sunrise, when the sun can be seen rising in particular alignment with these sites. In addition, those present will also have the opportunity to visit the Ħaġar […]

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Ritual at Mnajdra Temples

Heritage Malta will host the third instalment of the Regional Concert Series, Ritual. This concert, which will be held at the Mnajdra Neolithic Temples, combines an exclusive recital of music archaeology and contemporary repertoire in a unique evocative setting. Taking place once at sunset and once at sunrise, the concert will see Scottish trombonist, John […]

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Maintenance and landscaping works at Ġgantija Temples

Following an agreement with the Malta Tourism Authority, Heritage Malta received the assistance of a team of skilled workers who were tasked with carrying out maintenance and landscaping works at the Ġgantija Temples Heritage Park. In the first cycle of works, the MTA team replaced the existing concrete boundary wall with a low-lying 150m retaining […]

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Explore Għar Dalam under a moonless sky

No matter how many times you have been to Għar Dalam, it is unlikely that you have ever visited it under a new moon (moonless sky). Heritage Malta will be holding the event ‘New Moon at Għar Dalam’, which in itself is a one-off opportunity to experience Għar Dalam and its surroundings at night. The […]

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Free entry to the National Museum of Natural History on 10th June

Heritage Malta will be opening the National Museum of Natural History free of charge on Sunday 10th June. The National Museum of Natural History is situated in Mdina in an eighteenth century palace, built by Grand Master Antonio Manoel de Vilhena. In fact this building is still known as Vilhena Palace. In the early 20th […]

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Garrison Life during the French Blockade – Reduced price and extended opening hours at Fort St Angelo

On 7th June Fort St Angelo will open for a reduced price of €2 while the opening hours will be extended till 23.30hrs, offering a unique platform from where visitors can follow the Pageant of the Seas spectacle. During the day the Historical Re-enactment Group of Malta together with various other international re-enactment groups will […]

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Heritage Malta launches a new historical fiction book and an audio book

‘Il-Misteru ta’ taħt is-Siġra tal-Ħarrub’ is a new book in Maltese launched by Heritage Malta. It will satisfy those thirsty for adventure and archaeological knowledge, rolled into one. An audio book version of the recently published, ‘Valletta – my city, my story’ has also been launched. The launching was made this morning at St. Paul’s […]

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