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Exclusive opportunity to visit Ta’ Bistra Catacombs this Sunday

On Sunday 16th September, in celebration of Mosta Day, Ta’ Bistra Catacombs will be open for the general public. These catacombs are so far the largest set of tombs and catacombs which are found outside Rabat, Malta. Located at a distance of just 15 minutes from Mosta centre, this Heritage Malta site is ideal to […]

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Face to face with the past

Heritage Malta is working on the facial reconstruction of a female who was buried in the complex of St Paul’s Catacombs in Rabat, Malta, around the 1st century A.D. Eventually, this facial reconstruction will form part of the site’s permanent display and through it, visitors will be able to come face to face with this […]

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Up Close and Personal with National Cultural Artefacts

It is not an everyday thing to find yourself handling archaeological artefacts and old national inventories or coming up close to prestigious paintings of famous artists or handling thousand-year-old skeletons and examples of natural history. Yet a group of students and volunteers are living this exceptional reality through various opportunities with Heritage Malta. A collaboration […]

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Valletta and the Dominicans – a common journey: extended opening hours this week-end

Valletta and the Dominicans: a common journey exhibition will compliment the Basilica of St Mary of Porto Salvo and St Dominic Church during the festive week. Some of the artefacts on exhibit can now be appreciated for their liturgical purpose and religious value after they were transferred to the church for the occasion of the […]

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Valletta and the Dominicans: a common journey

Valletta and the Dominicans: a common journey is an exhibition narrating how the story of the City of Valletta has often intertwined with that of the Dominican Community in the capital. Heritage Malta and the Parish of St Mary of Porto Salvo and St Dominic have teamed up for an exhibition of paintings, prints, manuscript […]

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Fort St Angelo’s ship mast taken down for maintenance

The Royal Naval ship mast at Fort St Angelo has been dismantled by Heritage Malta in collaboration with the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. The operation involved months of assessment in order to find the best way how to carry out the exercise, considering that the historic mast has never been taken down for maintenance […]

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Conservation project of d’Aleccio’s Great Siege wall paintings

The Department of Conservation and Built Heritage of the University of Malta and Heritage Malta are embarking on a partnership, under the auspices of the Office of the President of Malta, to conserve the cycle of wall paintings illustrating key events of the 1565 Great Siege of Malta located in the Grand Council Chamber of […]

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Heritage Malta opens Borġ in-Nadur to the public

Heritage Malta, within the Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government, has announced that the Borġ in-Nadur Temple site in Birżebbuġa is now to be open to the public every day. “We are committed to preserve and tend to our past, as this is the foundation on which our present and future are built upon. […]

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MCAST students in cultural heritage following their apprenticeship with Heritage Malta

Heritage Malta and the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) are giving students attending the college’s Advanced Diploma in Cultural Heritage Skills the opportunity for practical a on the job experience as part of their apprenticeship. This agreement is part of memorandum of understanding between the two entities aiming at strengthening the two […]

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Ħaġar Qim Temples receive The Travellers’ Choice award and also included in the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame

Ħaġar Qim Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, were awarded the highest honour TripAdvisor can bestow: The Travellers’ Choice award. The site was also included in the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame after it received the Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years. Ħaġar Qim was amongst nine Heritage Malta sites and museums which received the […]

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