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Guided tours at Skorba Temples during ‘Frott il-bidwi Mġarri’

Heritage Malta will be opening Skorba Temples with guided tours every hour during the annual agricultural event, ‘Frott il-bidwi Mġarri’ which will be held on Sunday 22nd April 2018. The temples’ location in Żebbiegħ limits of Mġarr, Malta’s agricultural hub, offers not only a magnificent view of Maltese rural environment, but reminds the visitor of […]

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Fort St Elmo to open for free on Sunday 15th April

Heritage Malta will open Fort St Elmo and the National War Museum for free on Sunday 15th April, commemorating the 76th anniversary since the award of the George Cross to the Maltese Islands. During the open day visitors will also have the opportunity to view the recently inaugurated temporary exhibition about the Schranz Family of […]

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Mġarr Walking Tour on Sunday 15th April

Heritage Malta will be organizing a walking tour at the quaint village of Mġarr. This tour includes visits to Ta’ Ħaġrat and Skorba Temples and an underground flour mill. Ta’ Ħaġrat includes two well-preserved prehistoric structures. The site was excavated between 1923 and 1926 with some other minor interventions in 1953 and in the 1960s. […]

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Retrieval and conservation of the Polish Naval ORP ‘Kujawaik’ bell

The bell of the Polish Naval destroyer ORP Kujawaik has been recovered from its wreck located in Maltese territorial waters to be conserved by Heritage Malta and displayed for the appreciation of the general public. ORP Kujawaik was a British Type II Hunt-class destroyer, launched on 30 October 1940 and named HMS Oakley, and subsequently […]

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National Museum of Archaeology open for free on 8th April

Heritage Malta is opening the National Museum of Archaeology free of charge on Sunday 8th April. Housed in the Auberge de Provence, the National Museum of Archaeology exhibits a spectacular range of artefacts from Malta’s Neolithic period up to the Phoenician Period. Apart from the earliest tools used by the prehistoric inhabitants and other artefacts […]

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Reduced price at Fort St Angelo for the 7th April traditional Regatta

On 7th April Fort St Angelo will open for a reduced price of €2 offering a unique platform from where enthusiasts of the traditional regatta can follow the races from the fort’s impressive bastions. With its strategic position at the tip of Vittoriosa, the magnificent Fort St Angelo provides not only a good view of […]

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OPEN DAY at the Inquisitor’s Palace this Saturday 31 March

Faith and tradition have on innumerable accounts gone hand in hand to yield a rich socio-cultural artistic patrimony which can today be considered as an integral part of Maltese identity. Holy week will come to an end this week. It is one of the islands’ strongest religious traditions, and the most intense period in the […]

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The title of Valletta as the European Capital of Culture celebrated in Florence, Italy through the exhibition Valletta Capitale d’Europa

Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government Owen Bonnici and Parliamentary Secretary for Consumer Protection and Valletta 2018 Deo Debattista have visited the exhibition Valletta Capitale d’Europa, in Palazzo Vecchio’s Sala dei Gigli in Florence. This exhibition, celebrating Valletta’s 2018 European Capital of Culture title in Italy, is showcasing Malta maps from the national cartographic […]

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A specialised exhibition showcasing Valletta maps from the national collection in Florence

‘Valletta Capitale d’Europa’ is the title of a specialised exhibition showcasing Malta maps from the MUŻA cartographic collection including two of the Camocio Siege Maps that have just made it to the UNESCO Memory of the World Register. The focused selection of maps on display present the story of Valletta, from the Great Siege of […]

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The winning photos of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition on display at the Citadel

The winning photographs of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition organised by Heritage Malta’s National Museum of Natural History will be exhibited in Gozo at Heritage Malta’s Gozo Area Office in the Citadel. Photographs were submitted for three categories, Flora, Fauna and Marine. Apart from a winning photograph for each category, an overall winner […]

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