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Esplora Interactive Science Centre

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Wonderful experience

This place kept my 3 year old daughter captivated for 5 hours which tells you something... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
LCFT77
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Amazing Interactive Science Place

I am a local and have been going to Esplora repeatedly with my now almost 10 year old since its... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Antares2312
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Island of Malta, Malta
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Esplora is Malta's only interactive science centre, suited to visitors of all ages and is located in the historical buildings of Villa Bighi, Kalkara enjoying the breathtaking views of Malta’s majestic Grand Harbour. Esplora features 200+ indoor and...more
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Villa Bighi | Triq Marina, Kalkara, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place kept my 3 year old daughter captivated for 5 hours which tells you something. Educational and fun...brilliant. Will return.

Thank LCFT77
Guide631825, Guest Relations Manager at Esplora Interactive Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review. We are happy to hear that your daughter enjoyed it so much and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a local and have been going to Esplora repeatedly with my now almost 10 year old since its opened its doors. You can either purchase tickets just for the exhibits or a combined ticket for the exhibits and the Planetarium. It's just a...More

Thank Antares2312
Guide631825, Guest Relations Manager at Esplora Interactive Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

It is lovely to see a review from one of our repeat visitors, thank you very much for taking the time to write one in so much detail. We are very proud of our fabulous team on the floor who are always there to assist...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Esplora is a fantastic place...full of interactive science displays which are brilliant for children and adults too! Today we went for the space activities organised by Esplora and the children had a blast. Great interactive workshops were organised for the children allowing us to spend...More

Thank vellastsc
Guide631825, Guest Relations Manager at Esplora Interactive Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are all so glad to hear that you had a brilliant experience with us. Our Presenters will be so pleased to read your feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to explore with kids accompanied with their guardien. For the tourists tjey can also visit an exhibition of Villa Bighi and nice views of the harbour and the three cities

Thank Noel C
Guide631825, Guest Relations Manager at Esplora Interactive Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Esplora and appreciated the gorgeous views of the Grand Harbour as much as we do.

Reviewed September 17, 2018

Having visited Malta last year, and taking our children to Esplora, one thing we kept saying on our return was what a shame it was that it is so far away. Having decided to return to Malta this year, it was number one of our...More

Thank Howard W
Guide631825, Guest Relations Manager at Esplora Interactive Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed review of your time here at Esplora! We are thrilled that you had such a wonderful time and appreciated all we have to offer. We hope to welcome you and your family...More

Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

We spent a day with the kids (5yr and 7yr). Loads of buttons to press and interact with - which really kept the kids entertained (and us parents too!!). Physics and science explained in a simple, yet effective manner, including areas like optics, forces, pressure,...More

Thank Dave_travel_reviews
Guide631825, Guest Relations Manager at Esplora Interactive Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review of Esplora. We are very happy that you had a wonderful experience with us and hope to welcome you and your family again soon! Your positive comments will be passed on to Ryan,...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018

Exceptional place, for kids of all ages as well as adults. The building is quite large, and offers a lot of different hands-on activities and workshops that makes science fun!

Thank Andrew M
Management response:Responded September 2, 2018

Hi Andrew, thank you so much for your review. We are so happy to hear that you had a wonderful time with us!

Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

This is an incredible facility for kids . We spent the day here ( 9am-3pm ) with a 10 year old and an 18month old , learning all sorts of amazing things in a variety of fun ways . The staff are friendly and helpful...More

Thank mickmcg40
Management response:Responded September 2, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review! We appreciate it a great deal :)

Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

This is a really inspiring museum, all the exhibits were interactive and interesting. We have an 11 year old daughter and an 8 year old son, we all loved it! Spent about 5 hours there including a brilliant show about chemicals which involved some explosions...More

Thank NLJax
Management response:Responded August 26, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are very glad to read that you had such a great time with us, the fireworks exhibit is fantastic, especially now during the summer season here in Malta :)

Reviewed August 22, 2018

We spent a half day in Esplora, which is too little. There are so many things to do and to experience which one could use at least a day or even more. We watched the planetarium movie which was great.More

Thank GuyN263
Management response:Responded August 23, 2018

Hi Guy, thanks for taking the time to write a review for us. We are very proud of our Planetarium, glad to hear that you enjoyed it as well and keep an eye on our Facebook page as we will be offering something new and...More

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gllassie_traveller
July 8, 2018|
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Response from karldb123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's actually nice and cool inside. You can easily spend the whole day there so you will need a lot stop if you can drag the kids away long enough. We took some snacks like crisps and a matter bottle with us to tide us... More
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Response from KALISTÉ S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Only Exhibit Area: Adult...............................6 euros Kids under 12.................3 euros Kids under 4...................FREE Show / Workshop: Adult...............................3 euros Kids under... More
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