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War HQ Tunnel

Closes in 29 min: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Open today: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
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Great tour, great guide.

Found next to the Lascaris War Rooms but pre-dating them by three years, the War HQ Tunnels are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Entertaining and Educational

I would recommend this tour to anyone who is interested in WW2 or wishes to find out more about the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Found next to the Lascaris War Rooms but pre-dating them by three years, the War HQ Tunnels are actually a more complete version of the underground tunnel complex used during and after World War Two. The oldest part of the complex dates to 1940, around...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would recommend this tour to anyone who is interested in WW2 or wishes to find out more about the history if Malta. Our tour guide Simon was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic which made the tour more enjoyable.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GeorgeKeen64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a superb extra to do if you visit Lascaris War Rooms or the Salooting Battery. There are only a couple of tours a day in November (10:30 and 1.00). We went on the 10:30 tour which finished just after 11:30 so you are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Malcolm G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are interested in the WW2 and later cold-war history of Malta then this is a highly interesting tour. I wasnt aware that it was possible to visit these tunnels until informed by our guide in the Lascaris War room, from where we bought...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alex G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a really enjoyable tour. Our guide, Benjamin, was very knowledgeable and you could tell he was passionate about both the restoration, and showing these tunnels to visitors. Benjamin did a great job in bringing these tunnels, which are now largely empty, to life;...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a WWII buff like me and husband are, this is a great tour. You can get tickets to this and the Lascaris War room at the same time. Just down the stairs from the Upper Barikka gardens. Well marked, so you can’t...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank S5193DWcynthiab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you like history then this is a good place to visit, Recently done up, it houses a lot of different rooms/buildings cover the last few hundred years history of Malta.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Littletk
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We visited here at the same time as visiting the war rooms. It is a very interesting place which are worth a look.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank billloco01
Reviewed November 1, 2018

The tunnel connecting the war rooms is currently being restored. You will be guided through the tunnel by a guide in period uniform which will show you in great detail the current state of the restoration and the many rooms and furnishings that can be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jamusaba
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We bought this tour along with a ticket to see the noon cannon firing ceremony at the saluting battery in Valletta. The gun ceremony at the battery was great - short sweet and loud :) and the young staff carrying out the ceremony were very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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April 24, 2018|
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Response from LAQ1 | Reviewed this property |
Sliema Bay and walk along to Julian Bay along the coast.. The ferry to Valetta is only a couple of euros and there’s always the local buses which will take you round the island.
March 30, 2018|
Response from W B | Reviewed this property |
We had a car, but public transport is very good, Any bus to Valletta bus station will get you very close.
February 7, 2018|
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Response from richo66 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is and it includes Fir Rinella including transport. All 3 excellent but you need to like history!! Lots of fun firing and action!