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Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum

Villegaignon Street, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1191, Malta
+356 2145 4512
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An extraordinary collection of art and antiques (including paintings, furniture, silver, armour, jewellery, coins, etc.) displayed in one of the oldest buildings in Malta. The Collection was put together by the Palazzo’s most recent owner and resident, Captain Olof Frederick Gollcher who was an artist, philanthropist and avid collector. Opening times: Tue to Sun 10am-5pm (last visit 4pm). Facilities include audio guide, panoramic view rooftop cafe, gift shop, special needs toilet.
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Villegaignon Street, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1191, Malta
+356 2145 4512
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A wonderful place to visit, packed with amazing antiques. Helpful staff and we arrived early so beat the crowds. The audioguide was very informative.

Thank CharliM_12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been very keen to come here as we have a distant family connection to the house. We paid for a whole extended family group to do the tour. It was extremely hot outside that day we did the tour, so it was hot...More

Thank frizzbear2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a tour I of this beautifully restored home. Each room has lovely furniture and paintings. It was lived in until 1962.

Thank Sallyrb2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very interesting house with a lot of items of interest however the size of it doesn't really justify the charge (10 euros). What, unfortunately, ruined our visit was that despite arriving an hour before the place closed we were practically herded through the upper...More

Thank smeat98
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Palazzo Falson was interesting both for the many diverse items on display - chain mail, medieval weapons, paintings, glass, kitchen utensils, rugs, furniture - but also the building itself. The man who assembled the eclectic collection lived in the house until the 1960s (I...More

Thank Fitzer16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Especially memorable were the watch and armoury collection in this ancient palace. Worth trying in the morning to give time to enjoy the visit.

Thank 62Heron
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mdina itself is a beautiful place to visit but we also thoroughly enjoyed our tour around this historic home. The enterance fee was very reasonable and included a guided audio tour. This was actually really informative and gave an insight not only to the home...More

Thank Ljsow
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Tucked away at the very heart of Mdina, Palazzo Falson is not to be missed. One can go back in time and let one's imagination run wild in the charming and delightful ambience of this unusual museum. The whole place has been painstaking restored and...More

Thank anthony f
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is one man's eclectic collection of beautiful and ancient things, nicely displayed in a lovely old building. We had a lovely hour or so wandering around, and really enjoyed the delightful courtyard area with background baroque music and a lovely fountain. I usually hate...More

Thank Curatorgirl
Reviewed 7 July 2017

If you have to choose skip this and walk over to Casa Bernard in Rabat. Instead of a tape tour you get the real deal - one of the owners walks you through the house and explains everything - and answers questions. You really cannot...More

Thank Inukshukasia
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