Shocking images show terrible state of Malta’s biggest fort

Malta’s largest historic fort, which has appeared in Game of Thrones and several blockbuster films, is being given a much-needed €1 million facelift. Work has started to restore Fort Ricasoli, on the outskirts of Kalkara, to its former glory. The first phase of the project will see the restoration of the fort’s crumbling gun emplacements […]

Here’s what to get up to in Malta and Gozo this weekend

Malta is in for a real treat this weekend – and not just because of Halloween. The island is going all out to celebrate the spooky season, with dozens of special events, parties and club nights planned. Don’t worry if Halloween isn’t your thing though, there’s plenty of other stuff going on from open days […]

You can visit Valletta museums for free on Saturday

Valletta’s museums will open for free on Saturday as the capital city celebrates Notte Bianca. The National Museum of Archaeology, the Palace Armoury and Fort St Elmo will be open from 6pm till midnight. MUŻA, the arts museum will open until 12.30am. Heritage Malta said it will also hold an exhibition at the Auberge de Castille […]

A unique and historical experience at Tas-Sliġ

Get ready for a history experience of a lifetime. On Thursday, 11th July, Heritage Malta in collaboration with the Department of Classics and Archaeology at the University of Malta are providing the public with the opportunity to observe the archaeological investigations which are currently taking place at the site of Tas-Silġ in Marsaxlokk. The site […]

Rare chance to see inside one of Malta’s historic forts

If you love Maltese military history, you’re in for a special treat this weekend. Fort Delimara, which protected Malta’s shores for more than a century, will be open to the public on Saturday. It’s a rare chance to see inside the historic Victorian fort, with guided tours provided by Heritage Malta. The fort still retains four of […]

Inside Malta’s stunning new art gallery in Valletta

Malta’s capital city has been showing off its cultural side with the opening of its flagship national community arts museum, The €10 million Muza centre is the centerpiece of Valletta’s 2018 European Capital of Culture. The official opening of the new state-of-the-art interactive gallery was attended by the Prime Minister, Culture Minister Owen Bonnici and Heritage […]

Free entrance to Fort St Elmo in Valletta on Sunday

Fort St Elmo and the National War Museum in Valletta will open for free on Sunday. The open day is to mark the 76th anniversary of the awarding of Malta’s George Cross by King George VI. Heritage Malta will hold three guided tours of the historic fort at 9.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm. The National War […]