Museums you should visit when in Malta
- St. John’s Co-Cathedral & Museum VallettaThe first complete example of the high Baroque anywhere, St. John’s Cathedral epitomises the role of its original patrons, the Knights of St. John.
- The Palace Armoury is one of the world’s greatest arms collections housed in their original buildings
- The National War Museum, within the walls of Fort St. Elmo, houses a superb collection of artefacts in a chronological manner.
- The Maritime Museum charts Malta’s maritime history and lore within a Mediterranean context.
- the Cathedral Museum in Mdina , originally a seminary, today serves as a significant religious museum.
- National Museum of Archaeology Valletta
The National Museum of Archaeology displays a significant array of artefacts, starting with the first arrival of man in 5200 BC.
- Inquisitors Palace Birgu
The Inquisitor’s Palace was erected in the 1530’s as the civil law courts of the Order of St. John . We suggest a visit to this place as it is one of the great things to do in Malta.
- Cathedral Museum Gozo
The Gozo Cathedral Museum houses more than 2000 items on display, including the Cathedral’s archives, magnificent paintings, clerical vestments and a silver vault.
- Wignacourt Museum RabatThe Wignacourt Collegiate Museum, a baroque palace served as the residence of the Chaplains of the Knights of Malta. It now offers viewings of many valuable works of art.
- Għar Dalam Cave is a highly important site, where the earliest evidence of human settlement on Malta, some 7,400 years ago, was discovered.