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Great introduction to Prehistoric Malta

Stumbled in largely to avoid heat, and was so so glad that we did. It's nicely laid out, and set... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ada B
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Ancient History in Malta

Interesting museum but lacking a bit in terms of interactive systems. Also on my visit the Islamic... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The Museum exhibits a spectacular range of artefacts dating back to Malta’s Neolithic period (5000 BC) up to the Phoenician Period (400 BC). On display are the earliest tools used by the prehistoric people to facilitate their daily tasks and...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Republic St | Auberge de Provcence, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 04, Malta
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This museum has unique collection on artifacts from pre-historic periods. I also liked the architectural displays of Maltese stone temples. Recommended - ticket is only 5 euros.

Thank pekkam
Reviewed 5 days ago

I’m a history buff and always make a point of visiting the main archaeological museum wherever I go on vacation. Sometimes I’m blown away by the displays and the innovative ways that information is disseminated. This museum is not one of those places. The displays...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small well-designed museum with all the most precious items from all the different sites in Malta and Gozo. Beautiful pieces and good presentation.

Thank Veronique L
Reviewed 1 week ago

An old palace converted to a museum, if you have visited any of the ancient sites in malta or Gozo, then this place will add more information, inexpensive to visit.

Thank JeffOP
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled in largely to avoid heat, and was so so glad that we did. It's nicely laid out, and set the context for the various prehistoric temples we saw throughout Malta.

Thank Ada B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting museum but lacking a bit in terms of interactive systems. Also on my visit the Islamic Art area was closed off, which was a massive miss for me as I was fortunate enough to see the superlative Islamic Museum in Kuwait City once upon...More

Thank jmb1009
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its worth going just to see the stone fat ladies which are mentioned in the tours around the islands temples. Its another place that has AC to let you cool down as you are walking around this great city

Thank BillCRochdale
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in Valletta's main road, Republic Street, this museum offers a thorough comprehensive overview of the archaeological finds in the Maltese islands. Lots to see, well explained and very interesting!

Thank NoddyNaudi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very tired bottom floor with pages of long text stuck around the room which go on forever and don’t really bring the artefacts to life. However upstairs is a different story, well laid out with clear and interesting displays about Malta’s past. Also we...More

Thank abbiepe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overall a very interesting museum that offers a lot of insight into the previous inhabitants of the islands. Especially interesting was the Phoenician exhibition and the remarkably varied coin collection. However the downstairs section of this museum is desperately in need of a make over....More

Thank Kevin T
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agroves10
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Response from Dimitar P | Reviewed this property |
I was there 2 days ago and there were no such skulls on display, and I haven`t heard about such. Still you ca write to museums email or call directly, in case they moved them or are in the storage, will let you know
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