Museums

Malta Baby & Kids Directory: Days Out > Museums

Discover all about Museums in Malta. Malta has a record number of museums, some more children friendly than others. We hope that parents might be inspired to visit a few from the list below and we also hope that museums might be encouraged to become more interactive and exciting.

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Palazzo De Piro

Address: Triq is-Sur
Locality: L-Imdina
Tel: 2010 0560
21450 560
Web: www.palazzodepiro.com
Email: events@xarapalace.com.mt
The Mdina Cathedral Museum Extension at Palazzo de Piro.Operating as an extension to the Cathedral Museum, this wing of Palazzo de Piro features displays of artistic & historical patrimonial artefacts from Maltese parishes & other sources.
Routes: 50, 51, 52, 53, 56, 186, N52

Auberge d'Angleterre

Address: Triq il-Majjistral
Locality: Vittoriosa
Tel: 2166 2166
Bus Route: 2
can be viewed upon request

Aviation Museum

Locality: Ta' Qali
Tel: 2141 6095
Web: www.maltaviationmuseum.com
Email: info@maltaaviationmuseum.com
Aircrafts used during various times in Malta. Opening Times: Mon-Sun 9am-5pm (During Summer - Sun open from 9am-1pm). Closed on Good Friday, Easter Sunday, 15 August, Christmas Day & New Year's Day.
Bus Routes: 56, 186, 202

Bir Mula Heritage Museum

Address: 79, Triq Santa Margerita
Locality: Bormla
Tel: 2182 6910
Mob: 9927 3276
Web: www.birmula.com
Email: birmulaheritage@gmail.com
Opening times: Sat & Sun 10am-noon or by appointment.
Bus Route: 4

Borg in-Nadur Temple

Address: Sqaq in-Nadur
Locality: Birżebbuġa
Tel: 2165 0840
Email: info@heritagemalta.org
By appointment only. Call Heritage Malta on 2295 4000
Bus Routes: 80, 82, X4

BOV Museum

Address: Misraħ San Ġwann
Locality: Valletta
Tel: 2131 2020
Web: www.bov.com
Email: customercare@bov.com
Open Mon-Fri from 9a.m.-12.45pm
Bus Routes: 25, 110, 120, 121, 202, 203, N21

Carmelite Priory Museum

Address: Triq Villegaignon
Locality: Mdina
Tel: 2702 0404
Web: http://www.carmelitepriory.org/
Email: info@carmelitepriorymuseum.com
Open every day except Monday, 10am-5pm.
Routes: 50, 51, 52, 53, 56, 186, N52

Casa Bernard

Address: 46, Triq San Pawl
Locality: Rabat
Tel: 2145 1881
Mob: 9984 4343
7944 4373
Web: www.casabernard.com
Email: casabernard@onvol.net
Situated near St. Paul's Church. Guided tours daily, except Sundays & public holidays. Other tours by appointment.
Bus Routes: 50, 51, 52, 53, 56, 107, 181, 186, 201, 202, N52

Casa Rocca Piccola

Address: 74, Triq ir-Repubblika
Locality: Valletta
Tel: 2122 1499
Mob: 9943 8605
Web: www.casaroccapiccola.com
Email: enquiries@casaroccapiccola.com
Open from 10am-4pm every day except Sundays & Public Holidays with tours taking place on the hour. Group admissions after hours is also possible by appointment.
Bus Route: 133

Cathedral Museum

Address: The Citadel
Locality: Victoria, Gozo
Tel: 2155 8789
Bus Route: 313

Domus Romana

Address: Wesgħa Tal-Mużew
Locality: Rabat
Tel: 2145 4125
Opening times: Mon-Sun: 9am-5pm, Last admission: 4.30pm. Closed: 24, 25 and 31 Dec, 1 Jan, Good Friday.
Bus Routes: 50, 51, 52, 53, 56, 186, N52

Folklore Museum

Address: Triq Bernardo De Opuo,
Iċ-Ċittadella,
Locality: Victoria, Gozo
Tel: 2156 2034
Opening times: Mon-Sun : 9am-5pm, last admission: 4.30pm. Closed: 24,25 and 31 Dec, 1 Jan, Good Friday.
Bus Routes: 313

Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna

Address: Fort Rinella,
Triq Santu Rokku ,
Locality: Kalkara
Tel: 2180 9713
Email: info@wirtartna.org
Bus Routes: 3, 213

Frenc ta' l-Għarb Museum

Triq Frenc ta' l-Għarb ,
Locality: Għarb, Gozo
Tel: 2155 3109
Bus Route: 308

Gozo Nature Museum

Address: Triq il-Kwartieri ta' San Martin,
The Citadel,
Locality: Victoria, Gozo
Tel: 2155 6153
Web: www.heritagemalta.com
Opening times: Mon-Sun: 9am-5pm. Last admission: 4.30pm, Closed: 24, 25 & 31 Dec, 1 Jan, Good Friday. There are joint admission fees to Citadella Sites which include The Folklore Museum, the Gozo Archaeology Museum, the Old Prison, & the Gozo Nature Museum.
Route: 313

Għar Dalam Cave & Museum

Triq iż-Żejtun,
Locality: Birżebbuġa
Tel: 2165 7419
Opening times: Monday to Sunday: 9am - 5pm, Last admission: 4.30, Closed: 24, 25 and 31 Dec, 1 Jan, Good Friday.
Bus Routes: 80, 82

Għarb Folklore Museum

Address: 99,
Pjazza Il-Knisja,
Locality: Għarb, Gozo
Tel: 2156 1929

Opening hours from Mon-Sat 9.30am-4pm & Sun 9.30am-1pm


Bus Route: 308

Heritage Malta Head Office

Address: Ex-Royal Navy Hospital
Triq Marina,
Locality: Kalkara
Tel: 2295 4000
Web: www.heritagemalta.org
Bus Routes: 3, 213

Il-Ħaġar - Heart of Gozo

Address: Pjazza San Ġorg,
Locality: Victoria, Gozo
Tel: 2155 7504
Web: www.heartofgozo.org.mt
Email: info@heartofgozo.org.mt
The museum & cultural centre displays a rich collection of historical & artistic artefacts. Open daily from 9am-5pm. Free entrance.
Routes: 305, 306, 312, 313, 323, 330

Karmni Grima Museum

Triq L-Għarb ,
Locality: Gharb, Gozo
Tel: 2155 6187
For visits please call Ta' Pinu Church.
Bus Route: 308

Kelinu Grima Maritime Museum

Triq il-Kapillan,
Locality: Nadur, Gozo
Tel: 2156 5226
Bus Route: 303

Malta at War Museum

Address: Couvre Porte,
Locality: Vittoriosa
Tel: 2189 6617
Email: info@wirtartna.org
Second World War underground shelter. Opening Times 9.30am-4pm.
Routes: 2, 3, 4, 124, 213

Malta Classic Cars Collection Museum

Triq It-Turisti,
Locality: Il-Qawra
Tel: 2157 8885
Mob: 7942 7229
Web: www.classiccarsmalta.com
Email: info@classiccarsmalta.com
Opening Hours : Mon-Fri 9am-6pm. Sat & Public Holidays 9am-1.30pm.
Routes: 31, 45, 48, 223

Malta Maritime Museum

Address: Ex-Naval Bakery,
Vittoriosa Waterfront,
Locality: Vittoriosa
Tel: 2166 0052
Email: info@heritagemalta.com
Opening Times: Mon-Sun: 9am-5pm, Last admission: 4.30pm, Closed: 24, 25 & 31 Dec, 1 Jan, Good Friday.
Route: 2

Malta Postal Museum

Address: Triq L-Archisqof,
Locality: Valletta
Tel: 2496 1740
Email: info@maltapostalmuseum.com
Opening times: 10am - 4pm Mon - Fri, Sat 10am - 2pm.
Route 133

Manoel Theatre Museum

Address: 115,
Triq it-Teatru l-Antik,
Locality: Valletta
Tel: 2124 6389
Web: www.teatrumanoel.com.mt
Email: info@teatrumanoel.com.mt
Route: 133

Museum of Archeology, Gozo

Address: Triq Bieb l-Imdina,
The Citadel,
Locality: Victoria, Gozo
Tel: 2155 6144
Opening times: Mon-Sun: 9am-5pm. Last admission: 4.30pm. Closed: 24, 25 & 31 Dec, 1 Jan, Good Friday.
Bus Route: 313

National Museum of Archaeology

Address: Auberge de Provence,
Triq ir-Republika,
Locality: Il-Belt Valletta
Tel: 2122 1623
Web: www.heritagemalta.org
Email: info@heritagemalta.com
Opening times: Mon-Sun: 8am - 7pm, last admission: 6.15pm. Closed: 24, 25 and 31 Dec, 1 Jan, Good Friday.
Route: 133

National Museum of Natural History

Address: Vilhena Palace,
Misraħ San Publiju,
Locality: Mdina
Tel: 2145 5951
Web: www.heritagemalta.org
Opening times: Mon-Sun: 9am-5pm, last admission: 4.30pm. Closed: 24, 25 & 31 Dec, 1 Jan, Good Friday.
Routes: 50, 51, 52, 53, 56, 109, 181, 182, 186, 201, 202, N52

Nativity Museum

Address: St. Augustine's Crypt,
Triq Zekka,
Locality: Valletta
Mob: 9962 5177
Email: andreaconsalvo@tiscali.it
Located behind St.Augustine's Church. Open only by appointment until Apr.
Route: 133

Palazzo Costanzo Medieval Times

Address: 26,
Triq Villegaignon ,
Locality: Mdina
Tel: 2145 4625
Routes: 50, 51, 52, 53, 56, 186, N52

Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum

Triq Villegaignon ,
Locality: Mdina
Tel: 2145 4512
Web: www.palazzofalson.com
Email: info@palazzofalson.com
Palazzo Falson turns 10! Participate in our calendar of events celebrating Palazzo Falson’s decade of operation as a Historic House Museum under the management of Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti
Routes: 50, 51, 52, 53, 56, 186, N52

Pomskizillous Museum of Toys

Address: 10/11,
Triq Gnien Ix-Xibla ,
Locality: Xaghra, Gozo
Tel: 2156 2489
Email: sueandedwin@vol.net.mt
Caters for all age groups.
Route: 322

Prospect House

Triq L-Għar Ta' Xerri,
Locality: Xagħra, Gozo
Tel: 2156 0572
Routes: 307, 322

St Agatha's Historical Complex

Triq Ħal-Bajjada , Sqaq Sant Agata,
Locality: Rabat
Tel: 2145 4419
Routes: 51, 52, 53, 56, 181, 201

State Rooms

Address: Grand Masters Palace,
Triq ir-Republika,
Locality: Il-Belt Valletta
Tel: 2124 9349
Web: www.heritagemalta.org
Route: 133

Ta' Kola Windmill

Triq Il-Bambina ,
Locality: Xaghra, Gozo
Tel: 2156 1071
Route: 307

Tempra Museum - Modern Art Museum

Pjazza tal-Knisja,
Locality: Mgarr
Tel: 2152 0011
Email: mgarr.lc@gov.mt
Open Mon-Fri 10am-4pm. Free entrance.
Routes: 44, 101, 238

The Cathedral & Museum Foundation

Triq San Ġwann,
Locality: Il-Belt Valletta
Tel: 2122 0536
Route: 133

The Cathedral of St. Paul & Cathedral Museum

Pjazza Arcisqof,
Locality: Mdina
Tel: 2145 4697
Opening times: 9am-4.30pm Mon-Fri. Closed on Sun & public holidays.
Routes: 50, 51, 52, 53, 56, 109, 181, 182, 186, 201, 202, N52

The Grand Master's Palace, Armoury & State Rooms,

Grand Master's Palace,
Locality: Pjazza San Ġorġ, Valletta
Tel: 2124 9349
Palace Armoury: Opening times: Mon-Sun: 10am-4pm. Last admission: 3.30pm. Closed: 24, 25 and 31 Dec, 1 Jan, Good Friday.
Route: 133

The Inquisitor's Palace

Triq il-Mina L-Kbira,
Locality: Vittoriosa
Tel: 2182 7006
2166 3731
Web: www.heritagemalta.org
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday: 9am-5pm. Last admission: 4.30pm. Closed: 24, 25 and 31 December, 1 January, Good Friday. Admission Fees: .Adults (18 - 59 years): €6, Students (12 - 17 years), Senior Citizens (60 years and over), ISIC Card Holders, EURO<26 Card Holders, ISE Card Holders and ICOM Card Holders: €4.50, Children (6 -11 years): €3, Infants (1 -5 years): Free
Route: 2

The Manoel Theatre Museum

Address: 115,
Triq it-Teatru l-Qadim,
Locality: Il-Belt Valletta
Tel: 2124 6389
Route: 133

The Museum of Tools, Trades & Traditions

Address: Palazzo de Piro Cultural Centre
3 Triq is-Sur
Locality: L-Imdina
Tel: 2010 0560
Web: www.palazzodepiro.com
Email: museum@xarapalace.com.mt
Tools, Trades & Traditions at Palazzo de Piro in Mdina, is a unique museum in Malta presenting a single private collection of circa 2,000 objects & tools related to an array of trades. The collection is exhibited in such a way as to promote the aesthetic & historic qualities of the objects.
Routes: 50, 51, 52, 53, 56, 109, 181, 182, 186, 201, 202, N52

The National War Museum

Address: Lower Fort St Elmo,
Triq Spur,
Locality: Il-Belt Valletta
Tel: 2122 2430
Opening times: Mon-Sun: 9am-5pm, last admission: 4.30pm. Closed: 24, 25 and 31 Dec, 1 Jan, Good Friday.
Route: 133

The Old Prison

Address: The Citadel,
Pjazza il-Katidral,
Locality: Victoria, Gozo
Tel: 2156 5988
Route: 313

The Police Museum

Address: Police HQ,
Locality: Il-Furjana
Tel: 2122 4001
Open Mon-Fri 9am-4pm. Guided tours given.
Routes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 13, 15, 16, 21, 22, 24, 25, 31, 32, 35.

The Toy Museum

Address: 222,
Triq ir-Republika,
Locality: Il-Belt Valletta
Tel: 2125 1652
Route: 133

Tunnara Museum

Address: Westreme Battery,
ix- Xatt tat-Tunnara,
Locality: Mellieħa
Tel: 2152 3774
Mob: 9940 7704
Web: www.artclub2000.org
Email: anthonyvalletta@onvol.net
School tours & cultural visits. Groups of 25 students. For appointment, call 9940 7704. Opening hrs: Daily from 10am-noon & 2pm-6.30pm (summer time).
Routes: 41, 42, 49, 101, 221, 222.

Wignacourt College Museum

Address: 2,
Triq Il-Kulleġġ,
Locality: Rabat
Tel: 2145 1060
Routes: 51, 52, 53, 56, 181, 201

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