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Address: Ex-Naval Bakery | Vittoriosa Waterfront, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
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+356 2166 0052
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
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OPEN MONDAY - SUNDAY from 09.00 Till 17.00Hrs (last admission at 16.30Hrs)....

OPEN MONDAY - SUNDAY from 09.00 Till 17.00Hrs (last admission at 16.30Hrs).

Housed within the Old Naval bakery, the Malta Maritime Museum charts Malta's maritime history and lore within a Mediterranean context. It also illustrates the global nature of seafaring and its impact on Malta's society. The museum houses numerous artefacts highlighting the different epochs of Malta's history that is inadvertently tied to the sea.The museum is proud to showcase some unique artefacts including the largest known roman anchor in the world, the earliest known ex:voto on the island, the largest ship model belonging to the Order of St John, the largest collection of cannons on the island, the Napoleonic figure head of the 110 gun ship HMS Hibernia, a 1950's working marine steam engine, and a collection of 60+ boats.

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A really great Museum. So much history of the Maltese maritime history. Many really interesting artifacts from the early days till quite recent. The art work as well is very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A really great Museum. So much history of the Maltese maritime history. Many really interesting artifacts from the early days till quite recent. The art work as well is very interesting.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On our tour we stopped here for an hour, hubby could have stayed all day. He was so interested in the history. He thoroughly enjoyed it and says highly recommended.

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Thank Geordie112
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's definitely worth getting the 3-attraction ticket for 13 euro rather than the individual ticket for 8 euro. A wide range of artefacts and lots of information about the history of the building (old Naval Bakery) and the role that Malta played at sea over the years.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I wasn't intending to visit this Museum as I am not normally interested in maritime history, but when the man at Fort Angelo told me it was included in my ticket price, I thought I might as well visit, as I had paid for it. I was actually pleasantly surprised. The first part as you come in did not really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband is a history buff, I like to learn. Seeing these things and hearing about the historic events that happened to create this museum, was most interesting! This museum, beside being mistaken for not worth visiting is so worth visiting. There are model ships, diagrams and plans of building of ships from that time period and lots of collections... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An absolutely fascinating museum in a very suitable building that used to be the Bakery for the Royal Navy. the museum is thoroughly comprehensive as it covers every aspect of Malta's long maritime history with interesting displays that are not limited to those with a maritime interest only. the section on the Royal Navy and Malta is especially good. A... More 

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Greer, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I originally planned on spending about 30 minutes here, but we ended up longer. There is a wealth of information inside this museum and it's not just for boat lovers.

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Thank Kris H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

A must visit for who loves history in general, which Malta has a lot of it. Highly recommended. Great collection. A good couple of hours is definitely needed for this visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

On visit there was an exhibition of model boats planes and vehicles which was very good indeed. The museum is in an impressive setting in an impressive "city". The exhibits are terrific and well worth taking time over.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

A very interesting maritime history of Malta. A worthwhile visit which we very much enjoyed. We would recommend it.

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