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Top museums in Valletta open their doors for free on International Museum Day
It’s all happening on Thursday 18th of May.

Lyndsey Grima

With International Museum Day coming up on Thursday 18th of May, Heritage Malta is giving all history buffs an opportunity not to be missed. The National Museum of Archaeology, Fort St Elmo and MUZA, three of the top Valletta sites, will be open to the public for free!

This year’s International Museum Day theme is ‘Museums, Sustainability and Well-being' and Heritage Malta’s aim for this open day at these museums is also to showcase how these museums can contribute to Sustainable Development Goals, including supporting climate action, promoting inclusivity, tackling social isolation, and improving mental health.

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‘We believe in using our museums to make a positive impact on society’, claims Heritage Malta.

Apart from this complimentary entrance, visitors can also pre-book a free tour and immerse themselves even deeper into the rich history and stories behind these top multi-faceted museums. Two tours will be. Available at each site, one at 11:00 hrs which will be carried out in Maltese and another one at 14:00 hrs in English.

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Tour tickets are available from any of the Heritage Malta museums and sites or via their website online. Normal museums opening hours apply for this special occasion too, from 10:00 hrs to 18:00 hrs, with the last admission being at 17:30 hrs.

Get ready to make the most of a day of fun, culture and history!

10th May 2023


Lyndsey Grima
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Lyndsey has always been passionate about all things content. She keeps her storytelling skills sharp by exercising physically as she’s a fitness buff and also mentally as she enjoys reading and travelling.

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