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A new online system to book school visits of museums and sites managed by Heritage Malta

As part of its outreach programme and continuous efforts to ease physical, intellectual and financial accessibility to the heritage resources under its care, Heritage Malta launched a new online school booking system. The main aim of this initiative is to simplify the booking procedures while providing the agency with adequate information so as to organise […]

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3D printing of a girl’s skull buried at St Paul’s Catacombs 2000 years ago

St Paul’s Catacombs has been used as a spiritual hub and burial ground from the Phoenician up to the Byzantine period. Secrets about ancient societies that used it over the past 2400 years ago are slowly being unravelled. Research is also revealing insights on some of the individuals buried here during the 900 years or […]

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The winning photos of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition on display at the National Museum of Natural History

The winning photographs of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition organised by Heritage Malta’s National Museum of Natural History were announced prior to the inauguration of the exhibition featuring the winning and the runners-up photographs. Photographs were submitted for three categories, Flora, Fauna and Marine. Apart a winning photograph for each category, an overall […]

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Heritage Malta’s Publications at a Discounted price during the Malta Book Festival

Heritage Malta is participating again in this year’s edition of the Malta Book Festival, being held at the Mediterranean Conference Centre till next Sunday, and organised by the National Book Council. During this event Heritage Malta’s publications are available at discounted prices. Heritage Malta, through its education and outreach endeavours, is active in the field […]

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Appreciating Għar Dalam and its environs

During the past months Heritage Malta embarked on a plan to increase the public awareness and appreciation of Għar Dalam and its environs. This after the cave has been declared as a NATURA 2000 site. One of the first initiatives to be taken is a community outreach project in collaboration with the Birżebbuġa Local Council. […]

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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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