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Address: Ta' Qali Crafts Village, Ta' Qali, Island of Malta 4000 , Malta
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+356 2141 6095

The museum is a living and working museum, which is a prime attraction for...

The museum is a living and working museum, which is a prime attraction for all family members of all ages. It exhibits a collection of around 18 aircraft, aircraft engines, airfield equipment, uniforms, model aircraft and much more. Among its prime exhibits are a World War II Hawker Hurricane which was recovered from the seabed in 1995 and completely restored to working condition.

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Great museum!

I have visited the museum with children on our last day in Malta. The museum is very nice. Kids loved it. Lots of old planes and other vehicles. I like the little cafe and chapel... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have visited the museum with children on our last day in Malta. The museum is very nice. Kids loved it. Lots of old planes and other vehicles. I like the little cafe and chapel. We went inside the old plane cockpit. Is in good location between stadium and crafts village. I would recommend to anyone especially aviation lovers.

Thank EllaPete
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the 1 place my plane mad son wanted to visit whilst on holiday and it didn't disappoint. We had spent the morning elsewhere and decided last minute to go. Bus took us direct to the museum using 186 from Buggiba stopping outside at Stadium stop. Staff were very friendly and the cost of admission was reasonable. There are... More 

Thank Rara2528
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited and loved it! I've done the major British museums (Duxford, Hendon, IWM Lambeth, Science Museum etc) and lots of he smaller UK ones and though some have larger or more important collections this museum has so much character and charm and tells lots of smaller stories with exhibits that get ignored elsewhere. It also had the best quality models... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was really impressed with the work being done here, my mum was a wartime Wren and had a particular fondness for the "stringbag" delighted to see they have one here, hope the funds are soon raised to restore this.

Thank Fiona K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Malta Aviation Museum on a spur of the moment decision and weren't disappointed. It is a charming, little museum full of interesting artefacts and planes from Malta's aviation past. Our toddler son enjoyed looking at the aircraft as did his grandparents! Something to suit all ages. It was a real eye opener to discover more about war... More 

Thank smithysm
Brixham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has certainly grown since my last visit about ten years ago when it was just the Spitfire being restored and the volunteers are to be congratulated on what they have achieved. Although the Spitfire is still the star there is now so much of interest and a good variety of historic aircraft to see as well as improved visitor... More 

Thank Julie E
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small but a fun place to visit even though some very interesting stories have tragic outcomes. A fine tribute to some amazing people.

Thank Paul H
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this museum by the hop on and hop off bus,it was so good we made our own journey back again by bus from Valleta Absolutely incredible exhibits and information relating to Malta during the War If you are interested in Maltas history this is a real must see. Bonus of the Aviation Museum is it's right next door... More 

Thank eiffel022
Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Smashing museum on one of the WW2 air sites. There is an ongoing restoration programme for old planes etc, so it is a working museum, the exhibits on display are excellent. The hanger with the Spitfire and Hurricane in it is amazing and we thought a little moving bearing in mind what this tiny island went through during a terrible... More 

Thank Stephen W
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A lot of aeroplanes for boys to enjoj. In one cockpit they can also sit and tuch the handles. The staff is in the aeroplanes with hart. They explain you every bit of detail and history of each maschine with such an enthusiasm. We were there with three boys under 12 years and we hardly got them out of this... More 

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