Old Prison
The Citadel, Cathedral Square, Victoria, Gozo
Historical Site

Originally forming an integral part of the adjoining Courts of Justice, this prison, in use from the mid-sixteenth until the beginning of the twentieth century, comprises a common cell and a free-standing block with six individual units. The list of inmates detained here includes Fra Jean Parisot de Valette, who later became the Grand Master of Malta and the founder of Valletta.


Opening Hours
Sunday 09:00 - 17:00
Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
Last admission at 16:30. Closed on 24, 25 & 31 December, 1 January & Good Friday.
Ticket Prices
Adults 18-59 years € 5.00
Youths 12-17 years € 3.50
Senior 60+ € 3.50
Students € 3.50
Children 6-11 years € 2.50
Infants 1-5 years Free
One ticket includes admission into all four Heritage Malta Citadel sites and the Citadel Visitor Centre
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