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Heritage Malta to open Ta’ Ħaġrat Temples at a reduced price during Festa Frawli

Heritage Malta will be opening the Ta’ Ħaġrat Temples in Mġarr at a reduced price during the annual Festa Frawli which will be held on Sunday 6th April. Festa Frawli is a day-long event which has now become a popular stage in the Maltese calendar, marking the beginning of the strawberry season. The event, organized […]

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Richard England donates books to Heritage Malta

Prof Richard England has recently presented a selection of his books which he has authored on architecture, art and also three volumes of his poetry, to Heritage Malta. Also included in the donation are a series of international publications on his architectural works by various well known critics and renowned architectural authors. The books will […]

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Free admission to two Heritage Malta museums on September 8th

Heritage Malta will be opening two of its museums and sites for free on September 8th – Victory Day – while another two sites will be open at half-price. The National War Museum and the Malta Maritime Museum will be open free of charge between 9am and 5pm with the last entrance at 4:30pm, while […]

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Heritage Malta sets sail!

Heritage Malta will be setting sail on September 6th on an initiative that should entice all those who love Malta for its cultural heritage and its beautiful sea. “The Fortifications Harbour Tour” will include a guided tour of the Harbour area by boat, taking those present into the various creeks around the Grand Harbour and Marsamxett, […]

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Free admission to Heritage Malta Citadel museums on August 15th

Heritage Malta will be opening for free its four Gozo Citadel museums on August 15th, a Public Holiday. The Gozo Museum of Archaeology, the Gozo Nature Museum, the Old Prison and the Folklore Museum will be open between 9am and 5pm with the last entrance at 4:30pm. The Gozo Museum of Archaeology, housed in the […]

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Heritage Malta co-organizes courses for educators

Following last year’s success, Heritage Malta organized two in-service courses for educators exploring inclusion in museums and project-based learning. Both courses were held between the 8th and 10th of July 2013 at the Inquisitor’s Palace and the Malta Maritime Museum. The first course, entitled Making Museums more Inclusive, was organized by the Student Services Department […]

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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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Mattia Preti Exhibition comes to a close

“You made us all Proud!” The President of Malta Dr George Abela – 3rd May 2013? Heritage Malta would like to thank the over 40,000 visitors, including locals, tourists, schoolchildren and scholars, to the exhibition ’Mattia Preti – Faith and Humanity’, on for the past two months at the President’s Palace in Valletta. This marked an […]

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Short course on further uses of Laser Cleaning Equipment (Smartclean II)

Heritage Malta employees have been trained in the use of laser cleaning equipment and the general uses of lasers for the cleaning of stone and cultural heritage materials. As project partner in the Lithos Project, a project partly funded through the cross border cooperation Operational Programme Italia-Malta 2007-2013, Heritage Malta has invested in a variety […]

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New Heritage Malta publication on the Inquisitor’s Palace

Heritage Malta has just launched its latest publication: The Inquisitor’s Palace: an architectural gem spanning centuries and styles. The book is a collection of papers by curators and prefaced by History of Art Professor Mario Buhagiar. The papers included in the publication synthesize the latest discoveries concerning this most intriguing of Maltese palaces. Edited by […]

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