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Heritage Malta finally reopening museums and sites in May

Following the lifting of a number of COVID-19 restrictive measures, Heritage Malta will finally be re-opening their museums and sites as of the 10 of May. The sites will not be open on a daily basis, but according to specific schedules, which you can find below.

As has been the practice during the last few months, all visits to Heritage Malta sites of interest will be conducted in strict adherence to public health regulations, to ensure that everyone is kept safe at all times.

Open days will also be resuming as of May, with the first one to be held on Sunday 16 May, at the Abbatija tad-Dejr Catacombs, in Rabat. Admission will be against a €2 donation per person and you and your family can visit between 10am and 4:30pm.

If open days are your thing, there will be another one on Sunday 30 May at Ta’ Bistra Catacombs, which have been closed for quite some time now, due to an ongoing project. Admission here will also be against a €2 donation.

Here’s the full list of museums and sites opening in May:

Thursday to Sunday from 10am-4:30pm

Fort St Elmo and the National War Museum

The National Museum of Archaeology


Fort St Angelo

St Paul’s Catacombs

Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Temples

Skorba and Ta’ Ħaġrat Temples

Ġgantija Temples

Ta’ Kola Windmill

Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, from 10am-4:30pm

The National Museum of Natural History

Domvs Romana

Għar Dalam and Borġ in-Nadur

Tarxien Temples

Inquisitor’s Palace

Citadel Museums and Visitor Centre

Closed until further notice

Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum

The Palace Armoury

Ta’ Bistra Catacombs (except on Sunday 30 May)

Fortress Builders Interpretation Centre

The Malta Maritime Museum

The Palace State Rooms

Looking for more info? Check out Heritage Malta here.