Malta Maritime Museum

The annual Friends’ seminar at the Malta Maritime Museum

The Friends of the Malta Maritime Museum will be organising their annual seminar at the Malta Maritime Museum on Sunday 21st May with the kind assistance of the Malta Maritime Museum and Heritage Malta. This year the theme will be ‘’Knights, Slaves and Corsairs’’. Three distinguished speakers will be sharing their knowledge of maritime related themes: […]

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Publication – ‘In the name of the Prince: Maltese Corsairs 1760-1798’

The book written by Liam Gauci entitled ‘In the name of the Prince: Maltese Corsairs 1760-1798’, is the first of its kind dedicated to the lives of these seaborne raiders. These raiders lived within a legal framework. These were not pirates, these were Corsairs. Corsairing was authorized by the state and practised by nearly all […]

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Parts of Fort St. Angelo to Open on Sunday

Sunday 11th October promises to be a date not to be missed for all those who have our cultural heritage at heart. As part of this year’s Birgufest, in fact, Heritage Malta will be opening the gates to parts of Fort St. Angelo in what is to be a special preview of the newly restored […]

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Dawn of the Great Siege – LIFE AT SEA 2015

On the eve of the 450th anniversary from the first sightings of the Ottoman fleet, Heritage Malta and Arts Council Malta will be treating adults and children alike to a day of culture and entertainment in an event entitled “Dawn of the Great Siege”.  This year “Life at Sea”, the annual event organized by Heritage […]

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Heritage Malta Open Day Sat 13th December

On Saturday 13th December, Heritage Malta will be opening the doors to 17 of its sites for free. These are: St. Paul’s Catacombs, the Domvs Romana (Rabat), the National Museum of Natural History (Mdina), the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Museum of Archaeology (Valletta), the Malta Maritime Museum, the Inquisitor’s Palace (Vittoriosa), Għar […]

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Lecture about Gugliemo Lorenzi: one of Malta’s forgotten patriots

As part of this year’s Friends of the Maritime Museum annual general meeting on the 7th of December at the Malta Maritime Museum, a lecture entitled: Guglielmo Lorenzi: a Corsair,  a Russian officer and a fallen patriot will be delivered by Heritage Malta curator Liam Gauci.  “….at least accept my eager and strong will to sacrifice the […]

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Burnell paintings exhibition by Heritage Malta

Twenty-five paintings by widely acclaimed and internationally respected Marine Artist Thomas J. Burnell, will be exhibited at the Malta Maritime Museum between the 1st and 14th of November. During the last exhibition of the works of Mr. Burnell in October 2011, at the Malta Maritime Museum in Birgu, the Marine Artist proposed to portray a […]

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Two special tours by Heritage Malta

Heritage Malta will be organizing two special tours during the month of October. These two initiatives follow previous similar events which have proven very popular and which have sold out within a few days. The first of these two tours will be held on Sunday 12th October and is being organized with the Vittoriosa local […]

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“Qatt ma Ninsa” Harbour Cruise 15.06.2014

Following the success of the Harbour Cruise recently organized by Heritage Malta and as part of the “Qatt ma Ninsa” event to be held on the 15th of June at the Malta Maritime Museum, Heritage Malta will be organizing another Fortifications Harbour Tour on Sunday 15th June. The event should entice all those who love […]

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Seven Heritage Malta sites receive TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2014

SevenHeritage Malta sites have received a Certificate of Excellence for 2014 by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site. The National War Museum, Ġgantija Temples, Ħaġar Qim Temples, Mnajdra Temples, Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum, Malta Maritime Museum and St. Paul’s Catacombs have received the award which is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews […]

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