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Heritage Malta sites receive TripAdvisor awards for 2016

Nine Heritage Malta sites have received a Certificate of Excellence for 2016 while two of the sites also received the Travelers’ Choice Award by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site. Heritage Malta has, in fact, received such certificates for its sites for the last four consecutive years. The National War Museum, the Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum, […]

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Valletta 1566 – Melita Renascens: One exhibition, two venues and a multitude of facets

Heritage Malta’s forthcoming major exhibition, in collaboration with Malta Libraries, commemorates the 450th anniversary since the laying of the first stone of the city of Valletta. The story behind the city of Valletta is not only one of knights, buildings and historical happenings but a story of the people of Malta, Maltese society and the […]

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Hermann Göring artefact for Heritage Malta

A silver goblet, probably from the personal collection of Hermann Göring (1893-1946), was recently donated to the National Collection by Mr Joseph Said, a former chairman of Heritage Malta. It is historically recorded that Göring owned a remarkable silver collection part of which was kept at his fabulous country estate, Carinhall. This estate was subsequently […]

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Kordin rejoins temple family

The prehistoric site of Kordin has joined the other megalithic temples managed by Heritage Malta following a mutual agreement with Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna (FWA) to relinquish this important site in favour of Heritage Malta. FWA had managed Kordin III for the last twenty years. The transfer, approved by the Committee of Guarantee and formally implemented on […]

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Heritage Malta launches new Audio Guides at the National Museum of Archaeology

As part of its ongoing endeavour to make our national heritage more accessible, Heritage Malta has just launched a new Audio Guide system at the National Museum of Archaeology. The Audio Guides which are available in six languages, namely Maltese, English, Italian, French, Spanish and German guide you through the permanent display which covers the […]

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Heritage Malta chooses Shireburn Software’s solutions

Heritage Malta has recently teamed-up with Shireburn Software to support its prestigious sites with their software solutions. Shireburn was chosen to replace the previous systems and provide its integrated accounting, inventory and point-of-sale solutions to help combine operations at Heritage Malta’s various museums and sites around Malta and Gozo. Heritage Malta embarked on a long […]

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Publication – ‘In the name of the Prince: Maltese Corsairs 1760-1798’

The book written by Liam Gauci entitled ‘In the name of the Prince: Maltese Corsairs 1760-1798’, is the first of its kind dedicated to the lives of these seaborne raiders. These raiders lived within a legal framework. These were not pirates, these were Corsairs. Corsairing was authorized by the state and practised by nearly all […]

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MITA funded startup develops mobile app for Tarxien Temples

During a press conference held at the Tarxien Neolithic Temples, MITA in collaboration with Heritage Malta, launched a mobile application with various interactive audio visual features to enhance visitors’ experience when visiting Tarxien Temples. This will allow visitors to further appreciate the importance of this archaeological site. Parliamentary Secretary Hon. Dr Jose Herrera, addressing the […]

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Inauguration of the Tarxien Temples Project

Part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF 032), the project incorporated the construction of a walkway, a new protective tent sheltering the temples from direct rainfall, solar radiation and ground humidity, and the development of a mobile application that will now complement one’s visit to the temples. The adjacent visitors centre was also refurbished. The Tarxien Temples is now […]

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