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Museums & sites closing hours – 21.12.2018

Please note that all museums and sites will close at noon (last admission at 11.30am) on Friday 21st December 2018.  

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UCL students conducting a study on the Chapel of Nativity in Fort St Angelo

According to a collaboration agreement between Heritage Malta and the University College London (UCL), a group of students from the UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage, have presented a preliminary study about the Chapel of Nativity in Fort St Angelo. The aim of this study is to conduct a risk assessment about the conditions which will […]

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George Large iconic artwork donated to the Malta Maritime Museum

The extensive collection of the Malta Maritime Museum in Birgu has been enhanced even further with the donation of a painting by renowned British artist George Large. In 1984, Large set up his first solo exhibition in Malta at the National Museum of Archaeology. Now that he is retiring with his wife in England, Large […]

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Open Day at MUŻA

Following its official inauguration on 10th November, MUŻA successfully hosted the international conference of the Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO) and a series of events from the Mahalla Festival held for the first time in Malta. On Saturday, 15th December, Heritage Malta is inviting the general public to visit this new art museum for […]

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Discover Saturnalia – the predecessor of Christmas

As part of the Natalis Notabilis event which is being held on Saturday, 8th December, in Rabat, Heritage Malta is inviting the general public to visit the Domvs Romana at the discounted admission fee of €2 per person. For this occasion, visitors will also have access to new information related to the ancient Roman festival […]

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Introducing Heritage Malta Passport

All students attending primary or secondary level education, whether they are state, independent or church schools, in Malta and Gozo, will receive the Heritage Malta card at their school. This card provides free unlimited access for one student and any two accompanying adults to all Heritage Malta sites and museums (except for Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum). […]

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MUŻA to open its doors to the public on 15th December

On Saturday 10 November, Heritage Malta officially inaugurated Malta’s very own national-community art museum MUŻA; a €10 million investment, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund. MUŻA is also the flagship project for Valletta’s 2018 European Capital of Culture title which shall carry forward the legacy of this unique occasion. The chosen name MUŻA is […]

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A flower for a foreign soul

If only a merciful hand would place a flower on our son’s grave! This was the prevailing wish of mourning parents who not only had to deal with the loss of their sons during World War 1 but also with the knowledge that they were buried in foreign countries where they died. The four-year conflict […]

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Modern mementos of a nation’s heritage

This weekend, during the Malta Comic Con, Minister Hon Dr Owen Bonnici launched the new compelling art book “Impressions of An Island – A Malta Comic Con Art book”. This book which saw the collaboration of Heritage Malta and Wicked Comics commemorates the tenth anniversary of the Malta Comic Convention. The compilation of various artworks […]

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Heritage Malta’s Phoenician, Roman, and Medieval sites: a backstage preview

Heritage Malta’s Phoenician, Roman, and Medieval sites’ department is one of the largest within the Agency. Its principle goals aim to maintain the sites entrusted to it, make them accessible to patrons, and preserve them for future generations. But what work goes on behind the scenes to make this possible? Senior Curator, David Cardona will […]

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