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Esplora Interactive Science Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Amazing afternoon at Esplora

We visited 16 Jan and our kids are 10 and 12. This is an incredible hands-on museum with so much... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
melbrownoutoftown
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Nelson, New Zealand
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Kid friendly

Very friendly staff and super 'Body Works' show - our kids loved it. Would not reccomend the coffee... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stefan77145
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About
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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All reviews all ages kids and adults year olds military hospital good food at reasonable prices hands on activities great family day water features cafe on site any age three hours summer school small additional charge entrance fee great fun grand harbour planetarium
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited 16 Jan and our kids are 10 and 12. This is an incredible hands-on museum with so much interaction and learning. We seem to have visited a few and ranked this highly, sharing with the one in Paris. Entrance staff were helpful, information...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank melbrownoutoftown
Guide631825, Guest Relations Manager at Esplora Interactive Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We are thrilled that you and your family had such a wonderful experience with us! Your kind words have been passed on to all of our team members and they are very...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff and super 'Body Works' show - our kids loved it. Would not reccomend the coffee shop though as the chicken nuggets we ordered for our kids were raw - and it is super expensive.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Stefan77145
Guide631825, Guest Relations Manager at Esplora Interactive Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review, we are glad that you had a wonderful experience with us here at Esplora. Our apologies for your experience in our cafe, if you would like to take your complaint further please...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to around 10 science museums worldwide and this is hands-down the best one we have been to. Us parents sometimes forgot that we weren't the kids. Everything is in English so there's no problem understanding everything. We didn't plan enough time there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TalTalK
Guide631825, Guest Relations Manager at Esplora Interactive Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for Esplora! You have made us feel very proud and we hope to welcome you again soon :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice place even without kids, you can learn various things even if you are not a kid. We didn't see the planetarium, but we spent about 3 hours to see the rest and you need more time. Easy to reach by bus...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marcoburatti7
Guide631825, Guest Relations Manager at Esplora Interactive Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us, we are thrilled that you had a wonderful experience. Esplora was designed for all ages and we enjoy hearing of adults that have visited and appreciate what we have to offer! We hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent day out with children. Beautiful setting. Interesting and interactive exhibits for all ages. We highly recommend all the Planetarium shows, in particular Wonders of the night sky. Well done to Ryan and Ian who are very knowledgeable. Will definitely return again.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank elfejnutmintax
Guide631825, Guest Relations Manager at Esplora Interactive Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us! Your kind comments regarding Ian and Ryan will be passed on and received with much appreciation. We look forward to welcoming you to Esplora again very soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to learn and spend a day. Our daughter loved it, food is great and fast. The shows are good and the Xmas science show was great...and Ryan did a great job with the audience. A must go place for adults and children.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dmn085
Guide631825, Guest Relations Manager at Esplora Interactive Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. Your kind comments will be passed on to Ryan and our Café team. Hope to welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went today and asked for the planeterium. They gave us tickets and we couldn't enter the planeterium. We went to the cashier and we had to pay extra for that. We paid 30 euro's for something we didn't want to see as it was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NND83
Guide631825, Guest Relations Manager at Esplora Interactive Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your feedback and we are very sorry that you have had this experience at Esplora. If you would kindly send us a detailed email of what happened we will try to rectify the situation for you. Please email esplora.quality@esplora.org.mt

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You know a place is awesome when it's packed with locals! We are Maltese and adore visiting Esplora. Today was fantastic! The event 'Christmas at Esplora' kicked off today; it was a breath of fresh air from the usual events on during the festive season....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank naki002
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 us a review! We are happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed our Christmas at Esplora event, please come again soon to see all of our Planetarium shows that we have to offer!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really loved esplora. It full of activities and it has a show where you can choose what you want to see,it has also age range.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 88seforab
Guide631825, Guest Relations Manager at Esplora Interactive Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience with us here at Esplora and look forward to welcoming you again very soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

our kids (3 and 6) loved this museum and so did we. we spent half a day but could have easily spent a whole day had we planned for it. the venue is awesome, staff so so friendly and helpful, and there's everything your heart...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NadsinDubai
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 us a review and we are thrilled that you and your family had such an amazing time with us. Your comments about our wonderful staff and that you feel we are world class are so...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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Sherpa396751
May 14, 2017|
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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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