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Fort St Elmo - National War Museum The National War Museum houses a superb collection of items which takes us back to prehistoric times. The items are displayed in chronological order and start with the early phases of the Bronze Age around 2,500...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
St. Elmo Pl. | Fort St Elmo, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1741, Malta
+356 2123 3088
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Gives a great Insight to the peril that Malta has gone through down the ages and what a remarkable brave nation they are.Very thought provoking museum very interesting with films throughout the museum

Thank Gwyneth006_8
Reviewed 2 days ago

My boyfriend is a history and WOII buff, which is why I kind of just tagged along to Fort St. Elmo. However, once in the museum, I was pleasantly surprised! Very nice set-up, good and relevant information and superb location. Would really recommend this one!

Thank Miriam D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well laid out, located in a fort dating back centuries that played a key military role as recently as WW2. Their exhibits cover the history of conflict involving the island from its early days to WW2, as well as Malta’s more recent history to present...More

Thank nick164
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited this very informative and exciting Fort and Museum, this Fort has like many others around Valetta have been instrumental in the survival of Malta through the centuries. A must see venue and only 10 euros to enter

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 5 days ago

An excellent experience. Not only does the museum guide you through the history of Fort St. Elmo with excellent audio and visual commentaries, you are also treated to a general World history as well. Make sure you are able to spend a couple of hours...More

Thank hcheetham
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful to walk around and view the exhibition but it's worth it just for the view: great location and the buildings are awesome.

Thank Frances S
Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot really see and understand Malta's history without seeing St Elmo fort. Currently a museum providing an insights on it's turbulent history, it once stood in the way of invasions.

Thank Elena257
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The proud history of Malta; our guide mentioned it as a stunning place and it is. Very well presented with a lot of variation in order to make it not at all boring. Nice.

Thank Tvdvo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see visit into the history of Valletta and the role Fort St Elmo played. The Fort now also houses exhibits of the entire history of Malta which was truly amazing to understand. From the 1500s thru to WWII, the exhibits will take you...More

Thank Allan F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re stuck for how to spend your time or your fed up of the usual sun bathing and eating then for sure come and visit fort st Elmo, gives a good insight into the history of the fort and your can easily spend an...More

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February 21, 2017|
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Response from peter b | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mark. To get into the forts moat, do as follows. When you passed the duck area, follow the way up to the small gate, then you go down left towards to the officearea...follow the shore, it is a little bit rocky...but keep... More
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Response from Badfeeling2015 | Reviewed this property |
I should point out that the granary is underground and these are the lids
April 9, 2015|
Response from Ryan V |
Yes it is open to the public all year round thanks