War HQ Tunnel
War H.Q., Battery Street, Valletta
Tour

Opened in 1940 to accommodate the Combined War Headquarters of all three services underground to protect it from aerial attack, this complex housed the Fighter Sector Operations Room used during the Battle for Malta 1940-43 along with other operation rooms and ancillary facilities. After the end of the war it was used by NATO up to 1977 to track the movement of Soviet subs in the Mediterranean.

Exclusive guided tours are offered twice daily one at 10.30 and another one at 13.00. The fee for this tour is €15.00 per person which also includes a tour of the Saluting Battery.

Tickets are available online.


Opening Hours Via guided tours only
Sunday 10:30 & 13:00
Monday 10:30 & 13:00
Tuesday 10:30 & 13:00
Wednesday 10:30 & 13:00
Thursday 10:30 & 13:00
Friday 10:30 & 13:00
Saturday 10:30 & 13:00
Allow 2 hours, timed stops for toilets and refreshments along the tour.
Ticket Prices
Children 5-15 years € 5.00
Adults € 15.00
Members Free
Fee includes a tour of the Saluting Battery and the St. Peter & Paul Counter-guard. Smaller children are not allowed.
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