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OPEN MONDAY - SUNDAY from 09.00 Till 17.00Hrs (last admission at 16.30Hrs). The National Museum of Natural History, situated within the Vilhena Palace, including display areas that cover various topics such as Maltese Geology and Palaeontology...more
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Vilhena Palace | St Publius Square, Mdina, Island of Malta RBT 12, Malta
I know we were tired after a great long day but this is a pretty basic museum - I am interested in birds but the stuffed ones was a bit sad and some were there having only visited the island once - basic
The Museum of Natural History is of the traditional type. I understand that this is not to everyone's taste but it most certainly is to mine. It is not an easy building to manoeuvre, laid out as it is on a number of floors with...More
Very interesting to look around and a lot of information about the natural history of Malta. The museum didn't seem to have much access for the disabled as there are a lot of stairs. Feel that it could be updated a little as the rooms...More
The entrance looks very nice but then you experience something else. This museum doesnot meet the 21th century's expectitations.
- no interaction
- looks like 20 years ago
- no games, no videos basically nothing
Just some animals and sculptures which are exhibited.
With rooms about local and international geology, local wildlife, and birds we learnt a lot - and enjoyed doing so! The first room about the four Malta islands was really well done, and gave an overview for our holiday. Our favourite room was the bird...More
A small, but very well laid out natural history museum of Malta with a vintage flair. Highlights include a terrific explanation of Malta’s geology and the vertebrates and sea life rooms. Admission is free if you purchase the Heritage Malta pass.