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Mellieha Air Raid Shelter

Our Lady of the Grotto Street | Voluntary Organisation 0144, Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 7952 1970
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Lovely cisit

Whilst staying up the road we stumbled across the air raid shelter whilst out on an evening walk... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Georgina171
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Telford, United Kingdom
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Hidden Gem

Although fairly simple in nature, this is a great historical gem tucked away showing tunnels used... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
P D
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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  • Average7%
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Our Lady of the Grotto Street | Voluntary Organisation 0144, Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
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+356 7952 1970
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Whilst staying up the road we stumbled across the air raid shelter whilst out on an evening walk, and returned the next day to have a look inside. It is less than 5 euros each to go in, and the man who looks after it...More

Thank Georgina171
Reviewed 2 days ago

Although fairly simple in nature, this is a great historical gem tucked away showing tunnels used by the Maltese in WWII. There are a few artefacts and other information about life there but it will not keep you busy for longer than 30 to 45...More

Thank P D
Reviewed 6 days ago

This air raid shelter is worth a visit and the gentleman that was on the door was very knowledgeable about the shelter and shared some interesting facts with us about its use, and construction. It does not take long to visit, but we enjoyed our...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Unless you were there, you can not imagine what the people went through during the war, this gives you a small insight with vast tunnels and rooms. The Gentleman on the door was there during the war and has some fascinating stories to tell.

Thank Colin R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got a guided tour from Joseph. Lovely and very interesting man. Tunnels well worth a visit. Lots of interesting exhibits and personal artefacts.

Thank Noeleen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little gem in mellieha. Not what you expect on entry. Shelter goes on for what seems like a mile... entrance fee is extremely low so well worth a trip. Local man very happy to share his families experience of the wars around Malta and...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little hard to find as the signage is poor, it is found near the entrance of the church but unless you know it’s there you would miss it. It was an interesting visit but it could have been so much better, won’t spoil it...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 1 week ago

2.5 euro entrance these are air raid shelters and tunnels that have been carved out of the brick it is intresting to see there is a few bits of old war gear in a cabinet on the way in but it is average theres not...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found the information and displays very informative. Entrance fee was cheap. Definitely worth a visit if your in the area

Thank angieja
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Entry was very cheap and the tunnels were very interesting with informative displays giving details about the war.

Thank JohnnyN0602
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tripforus
21 June 2016|
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Response from 469sue | Reviewed this property |
Hello 9.30 until about 3.30 in the peek season
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Maddii N
22 May 2016|
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Response from Lucyjoanne M | Reviewed this property |
you could literly walk up the hill opposite the underground church very easy stroll say about 11 minutes
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