Malta at War Museum, Birgu (Vittoriosa)

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Get to know Malta's brave soldiers and strong defenders during the Blitz at Malta at War Museum. Set in the former home of the Royal Navy (a heavily bombed site during World War II), the museum displays a large, intense collection of artifacts and memorabilia. Watch an introductory wartime documentary before descending into an underground air raid shelter once used by hundreds. Continue on to view nine galleries, each illuminating a different aspect of Malta during the war. Displays include clothing, weapons, documents, instruments, and much more. Using our online itinerary creator, Birgu (Vittoriosa) attractions like Malta at War Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Visited the "Malta At War" Museum in Birgu with my teenage son whilst on a two week Malta holiday. The museum is packed with interesting information about Malta during WW.2. and the many exhibits...  more »
  • We really enjoyed our visit to this museum - the story of WW 2 from a civilian perspective was especially interesting. Going down into the Bomb Shelter was a very enlightening experience...  more »
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  • Amazing. This is Fort St. Angelo in Birgu and it is full of amazing pieces of history. Make sure to explore the air raid shelter. You won't be disappointed.
  • Really great museum, I would recommend anybody visits it - the exhibition has some amazing information and myself as a fan of WW2 could spend hours reading about all of the action Malta saw. I can't stress how interesting the history of the bay is. My girlfriend doesn't enjoy WW2, however she still thought this was interesting and liked the exhibits. Everybody will find something interesting for themselves. The underground tunnels are the cherry on top of the cake, as one can easily transfer himself to the realities of the war. My favourite museum on Malta!

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