National Museum of Archaeology

Heritage Malta launched a new website about classical sculpture in the national collection

Heritage Malta in collaboration with Professor Anthony Bonanno launched a new website in the form of an online catalogue which explores some of the finest and most significant pieces of sculpture in the national collection. Since its foundation in the early years of the 20th century the National Museum of Archaeology has collected an appreciable number […]

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Heritage Malta launches new Audio Guides at the National Museum of Archaeology

As part of its ongoing endeavour to make our national heritage more accessible, Heritage Malta has just launched a new Audio Guide system at the National Museum of Archaeology. The Audio Guides which are available in six languages, namely Maltese, English, Italian, French, Spanish and German guide you through the permanent display which covers the […]

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Exhibition – ‘Siege Maps: Keeping Memory Safe’

The exhibition presents four maps of the Great Siege of 1565 by Giovanni Francesco Camocio, a thriving publisher and dealer of maps, prints and books. Distributed far and wide, these news maps were once the most effective means of reporting the latest developments of the Siege. Today, now part of our cultural heritage, they hold […]

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A different sort of Valentine by Heritage Malta

This Valentine’s Day Heritage Malta has come up with an initiative based on our island’s rich cultural heritage. The National Museum of Archaeology in Valletta will be exhibiting the only Maltese prehistoric representation of an embracing couple up to the 22nd of February. This small, clay moulded artifact, dating to circa 3200 BC and excavated […]

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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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Visit the National Museum of Archaeology and the 100 Objects Exhibition for FREE on Independence Day

Heritage Malta will be opening the National Museum of Archaeology free of charge on the 21st of September. Visitors will also be able to visit the unique exhibition “Malta, the great story of a small island-nation through 100 objects”. The National Museum of Archaeology in Republic Street, Valletta exhibits a spectacular range of artefacts dating back […]

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New 4D Experience at Haġar Qim Visitor Centre

In its ongoing endeavour to make cultural heritage more accessible, Heritage Malta has just launched a brand new 4D experience at the Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Visitor Centre. Ħaġar Qim temples have become more intellectually accessible than ever thanks to the seven minute 4D audiovisual experience which has just been launched in order to help […]

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Visit the National Museum of Archaeology and the 100 objects exhibition for free on Freedom Day

Heritage Malta will be opening the National Museum of Archaeology free of charge on the 31st of March. Visitors will also be able to visit the unique exhibition “Malta, the great story of a small island-nation through 100 objects”. The National Museum of Archaeology is housed in the Auberge de Provence, in Republic Street, Valletta. The […]

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‘MALTA – The Great Story of a small Island-Nation through 100 Objects’ – exhibition inauguration

The exhibition ‘MALTA – The Great Story of a small Island-Nation through 100 Objects’ was inaugurated by his Hon. Prime Minster of Malta Dr Joseph Muscat on Monday 17th March, 2014. Each object on display tells a unique story, but when combined, these objects narrate the glorious history of an island-nation whose destiny was largely […]

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Four Heritage Malta sites receive TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2013

Four Heritage Malta sites have received a Certificate of Excellence for 2013 by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site. The National War Museum, the National Museum of Archaeology, the Inquisitor’s Palace and the Grandmaster’s Palace (which includes both the State Rooms and the Palace Armoury) have received the award which is given only to establishments […]

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