Exhibitions and Events

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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‘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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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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Guided tours of upper Fort St Angelo now running also on Sundays*

The upper part of Fort St Angelo managed by the Knights of St John (Sovereign Military Order of Malta – SMOM) will be more accessible to visitors during August and September since the special daily guided tour of this part of the fort will be held also on Sundays. Sitting atop the highest point of […]

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Sunset Tour at Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Archaeological Park

Heritage Malta is organising a heritage trail at the magnificent Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Archaeological Park in Qrendi on Friday 14th July. The event will include a visit to the two unique prehistoric sites of Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Temples, as well as the surrounding Mediterranean garigue landscape with its many historical features including the Misqa […]

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Pane di Spagna – Another Inquisitor’s historic cookalong session

Heritage Malta will host another Inquisitor’s historic cookalong session. This time the Pane di Spagna, a highly sought sweet, in 17th and 18th Century Europe will be explored. On 24 April 1798 the Apostolic Delegate and Inquisitor Giulio Carpegna (1793-1798) finished compiling the list of objects found in the Inquisitor’s Palace, including the kitchen complex. Among the […]

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