National War Museum

Hermann Göring artefact for Heritage Malta

A silver goblet, probably from the personal collection of Hermann Göring (1893-1946), was recently donated to the National Collection by Mr Joseph Said, a former chairman of Heritage Malta. It is historically recorded that Göring owned a remarkable silver collection part of which was kept at his fabulous country estate, Carinhall. This estate was subsequently […]

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Heritage Malta’s Open Day of newly restored Fort St. Elmo: Over 9,500 flock to the site

Sunday 10th May saw the first Open Day of the newly-restored Fort St. Elmo organized by Heritage Malta. The enthusiasm shown by the general public was reflected in the attendance which soared to over 9500 visitors on the day. The Open Day was held following the extensive restoration project  which was completed recently and the […]

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Heritage Malta’s Conservation Division battling at the frontline to conserve artefacts for the new ‘Military History Museum’

Throughout its existence, Heritage Malta has taken up various projects to preserve and make accessible most of the national cultural heritage collections and sites. Most of these projects would not have been possible if the national agency did not have multidisciplinary teams to sustain the requirements to execute them. Foremost among such teams is the […]

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National War Museum CLOSURE

The National War Museum, Valletta. Sunday the 21st September will be the last time the National War Museum will be opening from its current location. With original footage and memorabilia from the Second World War, as well as artefacts from as far back as 1798, the museum offers a trip of nostalgia for those who […]

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Donations to the National War Museum

Donations by Corporal Herb Tollefson USAAF (Rt.) of his World War II USAFAF uniform and Mr John Mifsud Jr. of his father’s medals and badges to the National War Museum. Independence Day 2014 was that more special to a retired World War II USA veteran who came back to Malta with a mission. On 4 […]

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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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Free admission to two Heritage Malta museums on September 8th

Heritage Malta will be opening two of its museums and sites for free on September 8th – Victory Day – while another two sites will be open at half-price. The National War Museum and the Malta Maritime Museum will be open free of charge between 9am and 5pm with the last entrance at 4:30pm, while […]

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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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Heritage Malta during Notte Bianca

Heritage Malta is pleased to announce that this year’s edition of Notte Bianca was a geat success especially due to the number of persons that visited its sites in Valletta. It is estimated that more than 30,000 persons visited museums and exhibitions organised by Heritage Malta for this occation, during which admission was free of […]

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Notte Bianca 2012 – Heritage Malta programme

?- National Museum of Archaeology (museum open from 18:00hrs till 02.00hrs) Bateman Exhibition Opening of permanent Phoenician exhibition Educational competitions – National Museum of Fine Arts (museum open from 18:00hrs till 02.00hrs) National Museum of Fine Arts – Then, now??and in Between: a collection of abstract works by Anna Miggiani Auberge d?Italie National Museum of […]

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