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Autumn Equinox at Mnajdra Temples

Heritage Malta is once again organising a guided tour of the Mnajdra Temples early in the morning on Thursday 21 and Friday 22 September to mark the autumn equinox. Sunrise on the first day of each season underlines the relationship between the temples and the celestial bodies. Although it is not known for certain whether […]

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Commemoration of the George Cross Award and Santa Marija Convoy at the National War Museum

Heritage Malta will be commemorating the 75th anniversary of the awarding of the George Cross and the Santa Marija Convoy during an event free of charge on 13th September at the National War Museum within Fort St Elmo. These two historical events are well explained at the National War Museum since two halls of the […]

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Reduced admission at Fort St Angelo on Victory Day

Inauguration of a new restored polverista and an exhibition of de Valette’s sword Heritage Malta will open Fort St Angelo for a reduced price of €2 on the occasion of Victory Day, on 8th September, for what has become a traditional appointment. On this occasion visitors can also enjoy and explore a new area which has […]

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Lecture – ‘Jean de Valette: His Sword and Dagger’

The Chief Curator of the Department of Art Objects at the Musèe du Louvre in Paris, Mr Philippe Malgouyres, will explore and explain the significance and the prestige of De Valette’s Sword and Dagger during a lecture ‘Jean de Valette: His Sword and Dagger’, hosted by Heritage Malta at the National Museum of Archaeology. Mr […]

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Rel-ink – Indelible narratives

Tattoo art today is very visible and has become part of mainstream contemporary pop culture. This is a far cry from how the Western World has for centuries viewed this art form. Until fairly recently, tattoo art was perceived as taboo, with deeply held prejudices against the practice mostly associated with unruly sailors, waterfront workers, […]

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‘Għar Dalam għall-frisk’

Heritage Malta is offering an opportunity to experience Għar Dalam and its surroundings at night. No matter how many times you have been to this site, ‘Għar Dalam għall-frisk’ is a special event for all the family which should not be missed. The event will be held on Thursday 7th September at 19.00hrs and will feature […]

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BOV supports restoration of Gran Salon

A 16th Century baroque hall restoration project by Heritage Malta Bank of Valletta is supporting the restoration of the ‘Gran Salon’ at the Auberge de Provence in Valletta. The Gran Salon is among the more captivating features of the Auberge de Provence (National Museum of Archaeology), with its richly painted walls and wooden beamed ceiling. Located […]

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Discounted admission to Heritage Malta’s Citadel sites and the Citadel Visitor Centre on the Feast of the Assumption

On Tuesday 15th August, feast of the Assumption and a public holiday, Heritage Malta and the Citadel Management Committee will be opening four museums within the Citadel and the Visitor Centre at an advantageous price of €2 per person. Heritage Malta’s four historical sites at the Citadel are the Gozo Museum of Archaeology, the Gran Castello […]

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de Valette’s dagger exhibition extended till 7th September

The enthusiasm and interest shown at de Valette’s dagger exhibition inspired Heritage Malta in collaboration with the Louvre Museum, Paris, to extend this prestigious exhibition till the 7th of September. de Valette’s dagger exhibition exceeded all expectations in terms of visitor numbers, especially local visitors. This is mainly due to the fact that this artefact returned […]

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