Projects

OPEN DAY at Ġgantija Temples on 1st November

As part of the European Heritage Days, which this year will carry the theme “Heritage Built in Stone”, Heritage Malta will be holding an Open Day of the newly inaugurated Ġgantija Temples Heritage Park on Friday 1st November. The Ġgantija Temples consist of two megalithic temples surrounded by a massive common boundary wall and dating […]

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“Caring for our Cultural Heritage” conference by Heritage Malta

On Friday 13th September, Heritage Malta is organizing a conference entitled “Caring for our Cultural Heritage”. The conference is open to all and will feature various research projects undertaken by the agency’s employees, in the various fields of cultural heritage. The conference, divided in three sessions, will feature various presentations by Heritage Malta employees. The […]

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Parliamentary Secretary for Culture visits Ġgantija Project

Parliamentary Secretary for Culture and Local Government, Hon. Jose Herrera, visited the Ġgantija Temples where at the moment Heritage Malta is finalizing the works on the new visitor centre and archaeological park. The €2.3 million project, which includes the development of visitor infrastructure and considerable embellishment works in this World Heritage Site, is co-financed by the […]

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A resplendent side facade unveiled at the Inquisitor’s Palace, Birgu

The facade of the Inquisitor’s Palace has been given a face-lift following restoration works by Heritage Malta. The scaffold has just been removed to unveil a great job done by Heritage Malta at the Inquisitor’s Palace. This is a pleasant addition in line with the ongoing research, conservation, and upgrade of the palace collections. It […]

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Ghajn Tuffieha Roman Baths: Excavation weekend

Interested individuals who would like to participate in an authentic archaeological excavation may join the archaeological team during Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th March. The excavations will be held between 07.30-12.30 hours. On-going archaeological investigations at Għajn Tuffieħa Roman Baths form part of the EAFRD REBACA Project “The Rehabilitation of Roman Baths and Christian Catacombs Project”. […]

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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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Archaeotur Project Seminar

A seminar related to the Archaeotur project was held at Heritage Malta’s St Angelo Hall at the Malta Maritime Museum in Vittoriosa between the 5th and 7th of September. Archaeotur is a cultural project co-financed under the Italy-Malta Programme Cohesion Policy 2007-2013. It aims to conserve, interpret and market particular archaeological sites across the Maltese […]

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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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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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