More Heritage Malta Sites To Reopen In July


In line with the gradual lifting of public health measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic and in response to the public interest to visit cultural sites, Heritage Malta is announcing the re-opening of more sites in July.

As from 1st July, the National Museum of Archaeology, MUŻA, Fort St Elmo and the National War Museum will be open to visitors from Wednesdays till Sundays (10:00 – 18:00hrs; last admission at 17:30). Admission is free of charge for all visitors until further notice.  

As from 7th July, the Inquisitor’s Palace, Domvs Romana, Ta’ Ħaġrat, Skorba, Ċittadella Museums and Visitor Centre will be open to visitors on Tuesdays and Saturdays (10:00-17:00hrs; last admission at 16.30). Normal admission fees apply.



As from 8th July, the Tarxien Temples, Ġgantija Temples, Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Temples, St. Paul’s Catacombs, and Fort St. Angelo will be open to visitors from Wednesdays till Sundays (10:00 – 18:00hrs; last admission at 17.30). Normal admission fees apply.



Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum will re-open from Monday, 6th July. Tickets, including the last minute tickets, will be available online in the coming days. The tickets for the audiovisual will be suspended until further notice. From 6th to 19th July, all tickets for the Hypogeum will be at half price. From 20th July onwards, ticket fees will be at a normal price.

Heritage Malta CEO Noel Zammit stated the the Agency is ready to continue opening more sites and museums. Mr Zammit said that from next month, the first tourists are expected to visit our islands, who together with the Maltese, are at the centre of the service offered by Heritage Malta. He explained that during the COVID-19 pandemic, Heritage Malta has adapted its operations to ensure that the Maltese people will remain close to their cultural heritage.

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