Ta’ Kola Windmill

Restoration works on Ta’ Kola Windmill inaugurated

Ta’ Kola Windmill in Xagħra Gozo is open again to the public after restoration works on the final phase of the windmill’s mechanism reconstruction project, carried out by Heritage Malta. The inauguration of the restoration works carried out in these last three years was held today by the Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government, […]

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Reconstruction and Reinstatement of Ta’ Kola Windmill’s Milling Mechanism

And it’s out with the old and in with the new! We’re delighted to announce the completion of another stage in the reconstruction and reinstatement of Ta’ Kola Windmill’s milling mechanism. These before and after photos illustrate the parts of the mechanism that have been reconstructed from scratch, with the exception of the cog-wheel (dawwara) […]

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Heritage Malta Open Day Sat 13th December

On Saturday 13th December, Heritage Malta will be opening the doors to 17 of its sites for free. These are: St. Paul’s Catacombs, the Domvs Romana (Rabat), the National Museum of Natural History (Mdina), the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Museum of Archaeology (Valletta), the Malta Maritime Museum, the Inquisitor’s Palace (Vittoriosa), Għar […]

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FREE admission to three Heritage Malta sites on December 13th

The Inquisitor’s Palace in Vittoriosa as well as the Ġgantija Archaeological Park and Ta’ Kola Windmill in Xagħra will be open free of charge on Republic Day between 9am and 5pm, with the last entrance at 4:30pm. A visit to the Inquisitor’s Palace includes the tribunal, the torture chamber, the piano nobile and the prison cells […]

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Three Heritage Malta Museums open for free on the 13th of December

Heritage Malta will be opening the Inquisitor’s Palace, Ġgantija Temples, and Ta’ Kola Windmill for free on Republic Day. Situated in the heart of Birgu, the Inquisitor’s Palace is an architectural gem. During the Open Day, visitors will also have the opportunity to view a number of exhibitions including Peasant Costumes: Insights into Rural Life […]

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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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13th of December Open Day – free entrance to four HM museums

Heritage Malta will be opening four of its museums for free on Republic Day. These museums are the Inquisitor’s Palace, Ġgantija Temples, Ta’ Kola Windmill, and St Paul’s Catacombs. Several events and exhibitions will be organised for visitors throughout the day. The Inquisitor’s Palace in Birgu will have on display an exhibition of works by […]

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