National War Museum
Fittingly hosted by the majestic Fort St Elmo, overlooking both the Marsamxett and the Grand Harbour, the National War Museum houses a superb collection of items that traces the military history of the Maltese islands from prehistoric times up till nowadays. A section of the museum is also dedicated to recent political events including Malta’s Independence, becoming a Republic, Freedom Day and Malta joining the European Union.
Artefacts within this museum are displayed in chronological order, commencing from the early phases of the Bronze Age around 2,500 B.C. On display within its many halls one can find perhaps the three most important icons of this museum: the Gloster Sea Gladiator N5520 FAITH, Roosevelt’s Jeep ‘Husky’ and Malta award for gallantry, the George Cross.
Bus 14 from St. Julians / Sliema Terminus to Valletta.
Bus 48 from Bugibba Bus Terminus to Valletta.
1st April till 30th September
Monday to Sunday: 09.00-18.00hrs
Last admission at 17.30hrs
1st October till 31st March
Monday to Sunday: 09.00 - 17.00hrs
Last admission at 16.30hrs
The museum is closed on the 24, 25 & 31 December, 1 January, and Good Friday.
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