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“Don't bother, it's rubbish”

National Museum of Natural History
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US$71.02*
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Malta Shore Excursion: Private tour of Valletta...
Ranked #17 of 27 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 5 January 2018

This is the worst thing we have seen on the island. really, Don't bother. It looks like it's designed for school children, and would be very good for them.

Thank gizzie121
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"bird room"
in 3 reviews
"flora and fauna"
in 4 reviews
"baroque palace"
in 2 reviews
"maltese islands"
in 6 reviews
"lovely museum"
in 3 reviews
"grand master"
in 4 reviews
"large collection"
in 3 reviews
"worth a quick visit"
in 2 reviews
"birds"
in 26 reviews
"specimens"
in 8 reviews
"nature"
in 9 reviews
"malta"
in 38 reviews
"fascination"
in 2 reviews
"explanation"
in 4 reviews
"school"
in 3 reviews
"hospital"
in 3 reviews
"insight"
in 3 reviews
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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.

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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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