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Portulan Atlas donated to the Malta Maritime Museum

Atlas Insurance has presented funds to Heritage Malta’s Malta Maritime Museum to acquire to acquire an 18th century Portulan. This Portulan atlas is now the second artefact of its kind found within the National Collection. The Malta Maritime Museum hosted a number of Atlas Insurance employees that toured the museum led by its Curator Liam Gauci. […]

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National Strategy for the Cultural Heritage

Draft for Consultation – May 2012 The Ministry for Tourism, Culture and the Environment launched the consultation process on the draft National Strategy for Cultural Heritage (NSCH). The revised national strategy replaces the 2006 strategy document that came to an end in December 2011. The NSCH shall cover the period 2012 to 2017. The draft […]

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Conclusion of Conservation Studies on the Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum

Heritage Malta’s Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum hosted a press conference, addressed by Hon Mario de Marco, Minister for Tourism, Culture and the Environment, to commemorate the conclusion of conservation studies carried out within this site. This project was made possible due to significant financial assistance via the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2004-2009. The Norway Grant, of over Eur […]

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Fort St Angelo

In March 2012, the EU, through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), allocated 13 million Euros (85% EU, 15% Local Government) for the restoration, conservation and reuse of the area allocated to Heritage Malta within Fort St. Angelo. The project will first valorise the extant historic fabric of the Fort by retaining, conserving and reusing […]

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Emergency restoration and conservation works at Fort St Angelo, Birgu – CLOSED

Restoration of the Main Gate facade. Click here to view tender. – CLOSED –

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Temporary Entrance to the Ġgantija Temples

Heritage Malta wishes to inform the general public that as from Monday the 26th of March, due to ongoing conservation works at the Ġgantija Temples Xaghra, the entrance to this archaeological site off Imqades Street will be closed to the public. Access to this site will be via another entrance located on Parisot Street. Appropriate […]

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Free Entrance to Two Heritage Malta Sites

Heritage Malta will be opening two of its sites for free to the general public on Monday 19th of March, a public holiday. The sites included in this open day are G?ar Dalam in Birzebbuga, and the Domvs Romana in Rabat, which on the day will also be celebrating the Feast of St Joseph. Apart […]

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Hypogeum Tickets – Update 2012

To purchase tickets for the Hypogeum, please click on this link: http://booking.heritagemalta.org/ Heritage Malta, wishes to clarify its position regarding problems that some visitors to its museums and sites may have faced recently. Some years ago Heritage Malta entered into an agreement with Maltaticket.com Ltd in respect of ticketing services at its museums and sites. In […]

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‘Youths meet the Cultural Heritage’ – students workshop held at Ħagar Qim Park

Heritage Malta, in collaboration with the Luqa Local Council and St. Thomas More Girl’s Secondary School of Santa Lucija, assisted in the preparation of a workshop, part of a European Union funded project entitled ‘Youths meet the Cultural Heritage’. During this event spread over two days, the Luqa local Council hosted in Malta a delegation […]

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Donation of a Set of Medals to the National War Museum

The National War Museum collection of medals was augmented further by the donation of a set of medals. These medals pertained to Lieutenant Colonel Walter Fava, who served in the Royal Army Medical Corps during the inter-war Period, Second World War and post-war. The medal presentation ceremony was held at the Auberge d’Italie. The set […]

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