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HMS Illustrious (1940) documents donated to Heritage Malta

Officers from HMS Illustrious (R06) donated to Heritage Malta a copy of the damage assessment report sustained by HMS Illustrious (R87) during enemy bombing before reaching Malta and whilst moored at Malta in January 1941. Members of the 1200 servicemen aboard HMS Illustrious visited the Malta Maritime Museum to present this donation. Following a guided […]

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Temporary Visitor’s Route at Tarxien Temples

As part of the Archaeological Heritage Conservation Project, 85% of which is co-financed through the European Regional Development Funds (ERDF), Heritage Malta is currently working on enhancing the visitor’s experience at the Tarxien Temples. The final phase of the installation of a new extended walkway shall commence in the coming weeks. Consequently, Heritage Malta would […]

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Heritage Malta Bighi Open Day

Visit Bighi on Sunday 28 October and learn more on the invaluable work being done by Heritage Malta, the national agency for museums, conservation practice and cultural heritage. Several activities and exhibitions will be held throughout the day to showcase the agency’s efforts in ensuring a future to our past. Guided tours of Bighi will […]

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Heritage Malta museums opening till midnight during Birgufest

Heritage Malta’s Inquisitor’s Palace and the Malta Maritime Museum will be open until midnight during Birgufest on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th October. Apart from the permanent display, these museums will be hosting several interesting exhibitions on various subjects including traditional costumes, folk music, contemporary art and Heritage Malta’s conservation project of Fort St Angelo. […]

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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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Heritage Malta extends opening hours for Rabat museums

Heritage Malta is extending its opening hours for admission to the Domvs Romana, St Paul?s Catacombs, and the National Museum of Natural History, throughout the month of September. By opening these museums and sites after standard opening hours, Heritage Malta is increasing accessibility, to both local and foreign visitors, to some of the most important […]

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Heritage Malta extends opening hours for Rabat museums

Heritage Malta is extending its opening hours for admission to the Domvs Romana, St Paul?s Catacombs, and the National Museum of Natural History, throughout the month of September. By opening these museums and sites after standard opening hours, Heritage Malta is increasing accessibility, to both local and foreign visitors, to some of the most important […]

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Friends of the National Museum of Fine Arts fund restoration project

The Friends of the National Museum of Fine Arts, thanks to membership fees and fund raising activities, managed to successfully raise enough funds to sponsor the restoration of an antique frame of Jusepe Ribera?s ?St Stephen?, a seventeenth century masterpiece that currently forms part of Heritage Malta?s National Museum of Fine Arts Collection. The presentation […]

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Heritage Malta Ta’ Kola Windmill Restoration Project

Heritage Malta is in the final stages of a long-term project which includes the rebuilding of the windmill’s antennae and the reconstruction of parts of the internal mechanism of the Ta’ Kola Windmill at Xagrħa, Gozo. A conservation analysis that was conducted on the mechanism’s internal woodwork reported that a number of areas were suffering […]

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“Exploring our Heritage” – In-service course for Primary School educators

A group of primary school educators (teachers and learning support assistants) participated on a voluntary basis in an in-service course organised by Heritage Malta and the Curriculum Management and eLearning Department between 9th and 11th July 2012. The course explored resources and activity ideas to demonstrate how museums and sites can provide a stimulating and […]

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