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“very limited and jumbled displays”

National Museum of Natural History
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US$76.75*
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Malta Shore Excursion: Private tour of Valletta...
Ranked #15 of 26 things to do in Mdina
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Owner description: 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, exotic mammals, marine fauna, insects, shells and birds and other topics like human evolution.
Reviewed 4 January 2018

After spending a day at the Museum of Anthropology( which we adored) we were very disappointed in this much smaller and worn collection.

Thank annsC4781YP
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"bird room"
in 3 reviews
"baroque palace"
in 2 reviews
"flora and fauna"
in 3 reviews
"maltese islands"
in 5 reviews
"learn something"
in 2 reviews
"large collection"
in 3 reviews
"worth a quick visit"
in 2 reviews
"grand master"
in 3 reviews
"other attractions"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 2 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 2 reviews
"birds"
in 25 reviews
"specimens"
in 8 reviews
"nature"
in 9 reviews
"malta"
in 37 reviews
"fascination"
in 2 reviews
"explanation"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

A huge place to wander around and read about the flora and fauna of Malta. Fantastic preserved specimens.

Thank Anna1964_13
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

The museum has clearly an educational purpose, with lots of stuffed animals and some skeletons, as well as minerals. The information is rather basic, and it seems to be mostly for schoolgroups getting guided tours.

Thank Katrien S
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

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

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Really bad experience, the rude bald guy at the ticket office was so confrontational to all visitors that we decided not to enter.

Thank espies
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