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THE EXHIBITION – ‘1565 – The Great Siege of Malta’

450 years after this epic battle took place, Heritage Malta will be once more engaging worldwide interest on the Maltese Islands, through the spectacular international exhibition ‘1565 – The Great Siege of Malta’. Hosted at the Grand Master’s Palace in Valletta, under the patronage of HE, the President of Malta, this exhibition will be presenting […]

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What’s On – September 2015

Heritage Malta’s calendar of events for the month of September Click here

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Second Arch Installed at Tarxien Temples

A few weeks after the first shelter arch was installed at Tarxien Temples, this unique archaeological site has turned into a hive of activity seeing the installation of the second arch and extensive preparations for the final phase of this project, where a specialised material will be installed between and over the arches to form […]

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Sheltering the Tarxien Temples

After years of intensive preparatory work, the first of two arches was erected over the Tarxien Temples in a massive operation which involved several cranes and the expertise of professionals which included engineers, architects, archaeologists and specialised technicians. These arches form part of the protective shelter being built over the Neolithic remains of this World […]

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Seven Heritage Malta sites receive TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2015

Seven  Heritage Malta sites have received a Certificate of Excellence for 2015 by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site. Heritage Malta has in fact received such certificates for its sites for the last three consecutive years. The Inquisitor’s Palace, Ħaġar Qim Temples, Mnajdra Temples, Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum, the National Museum of Archaeology, the Malta Maritime […]

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Heritage Malta’s Open Day of newly restored Fort St. Elmo: Over 9,500 flock to the site

Sunday 10th May saw the first Open Day of the newly-restored Fort St. Elmo organized by Heritage Malta. The enthusiasm shown by the general public was reflected in the attendance which soared to over 9500 visitors on the day. The Open Day was held following the extensive restoration project  which was completed recently and the […]

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NOTICE OF CLOSURE – Tarxien Temples

Due to on-going works on the construction of a protective shelter, Tarxien Temples will close to the public as from Monday 18th May 2015. The project is being funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) 2007-2013, as part of the Archaeological Heritage Conservation Project. The project will ensure that the site will be protected from the […]

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Heritage Malta’s Citadel Museums – Restoration Works

Extensive restoration works have been ongoing in the Gozo Citadel for these last few years as part of an EU-funded project focusing on the restoration and upgrading of the Citadel. The project was embarked upon by the Ministry for Gozo and is to include also the transformation of a mid-19th century water reservoir into a […]

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Heritage Malta’s Conservation Division battling at the frontline to conserve artefacts for the new ‘Military History Museum’

Throughout its existence, Heritage Malta has taken up various projects to preserve and make accessible most of the national cultural heritage collections and sites. Most of these projects would not have been possible if the national agency did not have multidisciplinary teams to sustain the requirements to execute them. Foremost among such teams is the […]

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St.Paul’s Catacombs – ERDF project update

  In 2015, Heritage Malta will inaugurate a number of conservation projects including St Paul’s Catacombs Complex in Rabat, Malta. The experience within the site used to be limited to two catacombs but thanks to the ongoing ERDF project the entire SS Paul/Agatha area, comprising some 20 catacombs, will be made fully accessible for public […]

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