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A new online system to book school visits of museums and sites managed by Heritage Malta

As part of its outreach programme and continuous efforts to ease physical, intellectual and financial accessibility to the heritage resources under its care, Heritage Malta launched a new online school booking system. The main aim of this initiative is to simplify the booking procedures while providing the agency with adequate information so as to organise […]

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3D printing of a girl’s skull buried at St Paul’s Catacombs 2000 years ago

St Paul’s Catacombs has been used as a spiritual hub and burial ground from the Phoenician up to the Byzantine period. Secrets about ancient societies that used it over the past 2400 years ago are slowly being unravelled. Research is also revealing insights on some of the individuals buried here during the 900 years or […]

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Heritage Malta’s Publications at a Discounted price during the Malta Book Festival

Heritage Malta is participating again in this year’s edition of the Malta Book Festival, being held at the Mediterranean Conference Centre till next Sunday, and organised by the National Book Council. During this event Heritage Malta’s publications are available at discounted prices. Heritage Malta, through its education and outreach endeavours, is active in the field […]

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Rel-ink – Indelible narratives

Tattoo art today is very visible and has become part of mainstream contemporary pop culture. This is a far cry from how the Western World has for centuries viewed this art form. Until fairly recently, tattoo art was perceived as taboo, with deeply held prejudices against the practice mostly associated with unruly sailors, waterfront workers, […]

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BOV supports restoration of Gran Salon

A 16th Century baroque hall restoration project by Heritage Malta Bank of Valletta is supporting the restoration of the ‘Gran Salon’ at the Auberge de Provence in Valletta. The Gran Salon is among the more captivating features of the Auberge de Provence (National Museum of Archaeology), with its richly painted walls and wooden beamed ceiling. Located […]

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340 images submitted for Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition organised by Heritage Malta’s National Museum of Natural History, a first in its nature, attracted no less than 43 amateur photographers submitting over 340 images of flowers, birds, mammals, reptiles, fish and other animals. The judges commented positively to the high quality of the photographs submitted as well […]

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Visit the Citadel … new combo ticket available!

A new combo ticket for the Citadella, including the new Citadel Visitor Centre, is now available at the reduced price of only €5 for adults, €3.50 for senior citizens, youths and students, and €2.50 for children (6-11yrs). The new combo ticket includes admission to the following museums/sites:   – Gozo Museum of Archaeology – Gran […]

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Tickets for the new audiovisual show at the Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum available online

After months of major conservation works, Heritage Malta revised its interpretation and presentation at the Ħal Salfieni Hypogeum. Thanks to new technology, visitors who do not manage to book a ticket for the regular tour, still have the opportunity to explore this prehistoric site through a new immersive experience installed in the redesigned interpretation centre. […]

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Heritage Malta and Google launch Wonders of Malta

Heritage Malta and Google are inviting people to an unprecedented immersive discovery experience of the diversity of Maltese culture. A new online exhibition, available on g.co/wondersofmalta, will enable web users to discover many Maltese treasures such as the Ġgantija Temples,  the oldest, free-standing monument in the world, or immerse themselves in the Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum, […]

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