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Lascaris War Rooms

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Good but not brilliant

Allow a couple of hours it’s a long walk from the saluting battery down to the war rooms. It was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
147mattc
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Intriguing

A brilliant experience, as part of the multi site tour ticket - which I think is well worth the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Darren6e
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North West England, United Kingdom
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The Lascaris War Rooms consist of an underground complex of tunnels and chambers that housed the War Headquarters from where the defence of Malta was conducted during the Second World War.This secret complex contained operations rooms for each of...more
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Lascaris Ditch, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 2000, Malta
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All reviews guided tour well worth a visit fascinating place knew his stuff enthusiastic guide follow the signs his knowledge come alive fascinating insight saluting battery well worth the effort excellent tour short film history buff fort rinella great visit george cross
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Reviewed yesterday

I was very excited to see this as I am a WWII buff.and heard the tour, especially the guides, were great. I wear hearing aids and unfortunately the guide spoke so quickly, and had a heavy accent, so I could not understand him. I expect...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Allow a couple of hours it’s a long walk from the saluting battery down to the war rooms. It was interesting and has a film of the bombing and a guided tour, costs 12 euros to get in . Liked the Malta at war museum...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A brilliant experience, as part of the multi site tour ticket - which I think is well worth the investment. Lots of very interesting displays, but the main event was the guided tour - which is definitely the best way to enjoy this fascinating historical...More

Thank Darren6e
Reviewed 2 days ago

A lot of work still to be done on this place but the guide was terrific and worth the price of admission.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had the most knowledgeable tour guide, it costs the same if you wait for a tour, which are every half an hour, or look round yourself. You definitely get more out of it with the tour guide; the information is so interesting! The war...More

Thank Em0812
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit if in Valletta and recommend watching the documentary and then joining the guided tour! We brought the combination ticket where you can visit three out of four historic Malta sites for €30 each. The war rooms are underground and they are...More

Thank flojo89
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to Valletta on 10th November and saw the remembrance ceremony and the 7 gun salute. Very humbling. We then visited the war rooms which was very interesting and really well presented. Gave you a great view of what the Maltese people, and the...More

Thank GarethC66
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to the war rooms to kill an hour and a half waiting for a bus back to our hotel. Turned out to be one of the best things we did in Valletta. Justin had great knowledge, shot sown arrogant yanks, and had a dad's...More

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 5 days ago

The worst thing about this place is finding it! We walked for miles using Google Maps before we finally found the entrance. Interestingly, the fact that it was so difficult to find what was once Malta's best kept secret made it more rewarding when we...More

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Mario F, Owner at Lascaris War Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review and visit. Finding the Lascaris War Rooms is very easy if one follows the instructions given on our promotional material including the website. But the best way of reaching the War Rooms is from the Saluting Battery which is also...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The exhibitions are definitely work in progress , with new artefacts being added regularly. There is a 20-minute film of wartime Malta which you can see on arrival and it was well worth seeing. Our tour should have lasted 30 minutes, but our enthusiastic guide...More

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lisajb123
5 May 2018|
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Response from Carm F | Reviewed this property |
Start the tour from Upper Barakka and you will be taken to the War Rooms as part of the tour. Upper Barakka is close to Castille, the prime minister's office.
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Andrada M
4 March 2018|
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Response from Katrien L | Reviewed this property |
No it is a voluntary organisation but it's very reasonable.
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OJ1982
20 February 2018|
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Response from emage77 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am unsure of the exact times of the tours, when I went one was due to start so we just tagged on to that. It was about an hour and is all included in the admission price. It really is well worth it :)
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