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Open Day 7th June – free entrance to four HM museums

Heritage Malta is once again opening four of its museums for free during the Sette Giugno Public Holiday. The general public is invited to visit the National Museum of Natural History in Mdina, the Malta Maritime Museum and the Inquisitor’s Palace in Birgu, and the National Museum of Fine Arts in Valletta. During this open […]

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National Strategy for the Cultural Heritage

Draft for Consultation – May 2012 The Ministry for Tourism, Culture and the Environment launched the consultation process on the draft National Strategy for Cultural Heritage (NSCH). The revised national strategy replaces the 2006 strategy document that came to an end in December 2011. The NSCH shall cover the period 2012 to 2017. The draft […]

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Peasant Costumes: Insights into Rural Life and Society

Heritage Malta inaugurated a display of popular costumes, as interpreted in their right ethnographic and historical context, at the Exhibition Hall within the Ministry for Gozo, Victoria. This exhibition?will run till the end of July. The seven costumes sets exhibited are in the great majority authentic pieces which have been complemented by historically accurate replicas […]

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Lejlet Lapsi – Heritage Malta Museums: programme of events

Lejlet Lapsi – Notte Gozitana 2012 – from the 18th till the 20th of May Experience Gozo’s 7,000 years of history by visiting Heritage Malta?s Museums at the Cittadella Gozo Museum of Archaeology Come and see the latest displays in the Museum?s Prehistoric Collection. Old Prison View the largest collection of graffiti on the Maltese Islands. […]

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“Piu? Forte del Tempo”

Renowned Italian artist Giorgio Celiberti will be exhibiting in Malta and Gozo during May and June 2012. The Exhibition, “Piu? forte del tempo? (Stronger than time), will be held at The Italian Cultural Institute, St George?s Square, Valletta and at Heritage Malta?s Gozo Area Exhibition Hall and its surroundings in the Citadel, Victoria, Gozo. The […]

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Conclusion of Conservation Studies on the Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum

Heritage Malta’s Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum hosted a press conference, addressed by Hon Mario de Marco, Minister for Tourism, Culture and the Environment, to commemorate the conclusion of conservation studies carried out within this site. This project was made possible due to significant financial assistance via the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2004-2009. The Norway Grant, of over Eur […]

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Comino Heritage Trail – the Fortifications of the Knights and its Natural Landscape

Heritage Malta is organising a guided tour of the island of Comino on Sunday 6th of May. This heritage trail will focus on the Knights fortifications that were built on the island to safeguard the coastal waters of the area. Special attention will also be given to the flora and fauna found on the island […]

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Fort St Angelo

In March 2012, the EU, through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), allocated 13 million Euros (85% EU, 15% Local Government) for the restoration, conservation and reuse of the area allocated to Heritage Malta within Fort St. Angelo. The project will first valorise the extant historic fabric of the Fort by retaining, conserving and reusing […]

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Vodafone Foundation helps Heritage Malta preserve Ggantija Temples

Heritage Malta?s Ggantija Temples are offering an enhanced visitor experience thanks to a direct investment of ?200,000 by the Vodafone Malta Foundation. The Vodafone Ggantija Project has consisted of incorporating two new lightweight walkways which will now take visitors straight into the heart of the temples. The project also includes an interactive digital and virtual […]

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Heritage Malta events to mark World Heritage Day

Heritage Malta is organising two special events to mark World Heritage Day that is celebrated to raise awareness of World Heritage sites. A Sunset Tour of ?a?ar Qim & Mnajdra Archaeological Park will be held this Saturday, 21st of April at 17.00hrs. The tour will also include informative visits to the Misqa Tanks, the Congreve […]

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