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The Malta Experience

Mediterranean Street | St. Elmo Bastions, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1253, Malta
+356 2552 4000
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Maltese Islands History Audio-Visual Show and La Sacra Infermeria Tour
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Half Day Tour of Valletta Malta's Capital City
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The Malta Experience Is Malta's Premier Tourist Attraction. Discover the turbulent and inspiring history of the Maltese Islands with this unique and informative audio-visual tour that combines a 45-minute historical documentary show and a 30-minute visit of La Sacra Infermeria, an old hospital built by the Knights of St. John. This tour is an ideal first stop for visitors who wish to discover the Maltese Islands and step back in time to relive Malta's history. The attraction is open daily including Saturdays and Sunday (from 11:00 AM every hour), and the cafe and souvenir shop are open daily.
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mediterranean Street | St. Elmo Bastions, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1253, Malta
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Reviewed yesterday

Very recommended for people who want to get a crash course in Maltese history. The audio visual show was interesting (regarding quality: the movie seemed to be from the last decade), the tour guide (Anna?!) was truly awesome!

Thank Felix P
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited the Malta Experience on a Monday afternoon. I found it a bit expensive at 16 Euros per person for the movie and tour of the former hospital which now serves as a conference centre, theatre and reception hall. The movie was an excellent...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We called in for a coffee and found the best views over the water. The coffee was good and if you walk out the back part you will find the balcony. Just sitting in the sun and looking over the water front and the ocean...More

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Emily D, Operations Manager at The Malta Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review! We are so pleased you enjoyed the cafeteria and thank you for your recommendation. Kind Regards, Emily Demajo

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The audiovisual presentation, while very useful and interesting, is just weird. I've been to many cities as a tourist but never seen a movie of the history, and sold as such a high price! I wouldn't choose to go, I'd rather see a museum. The...More

Thank CharlotteM1234
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Emily D, Operations Manager at The Malta Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are happy that you found the tour of the hospital really interesting. Kind Regards, Emily Demajo

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are actually from Malta and decided to spend a long weekend like tourists in our own country :). I had last seen this show when I was a school student and it is truly a great way to start a holiday in Malta. Why?...More

Thank RGonzi
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Emily D, Operations Manager at The Malta Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your 5 star review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and thank you for your recommendation! Kind Regards, Emily Demajo

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a great overview of the 7000 years of history of the Maltese islands. Get out of the heat for a bit and enjoy the experience on the big screen with the choice of 20 different languages to choose from using your personal headsets to...More

Thank firepois
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Emily D, Operations Manager at The Malta Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are glad you found this interesting and thank you for your recommendation. Kind Regards, Emily Demajo

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want the low down on the history of Malta then the Malta experience is the place to go. A video presentation in 20 languages fully explains the diverse history of Malta and its population. The follow on tour of the hospital is very...More

Thank Robert G
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Emily D, Operations Manager at The Malta Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your 5 star review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and thank you for your recommendation. Kind Regards, Emily Demajo

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very imformative kids really enjoyed it. It is good to see it after you have visited sy Elmos war mueseum

Thank Cathy C
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Emily D, Operations Manager at The Malta Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are happy that you found the visit interesting and hope to welcome you back to sunny Malta in the near future! Kind Regards, Emily Demajo

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This stop should be one of your first on the Island of Malta. The professional, entertaining and educational multi-media show provides a tremendous background introduction to the history and modern vibrance of Malta. Followed by an excellent tour of the neighbouring "Infirmary", you leave with...More

Thank 57Duke
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Emily D, Operations Manager at The Malta Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your 5 star review! We hope Malta was a holiday to remember and look forward to welcoming you back one day! Kind Regards, Emily Demajo

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They were very good, it’s was a good experience, they even turned the volume down for my son who is autistic

Thank Eilleen C
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Emily D, Operations Manager at The Malta Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are happy that you have a good experience and hope to welcome you back to sunny Malta in the near future! Kind Regards, Emily Demajo

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If you are looking for wide sandy beaches then you will be disappointed. Most are small and stoney or off of rocks but the water is crystal clear. Some hotels have small 'artificial' sandy beaches by which I mean they have... More
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Malta Experience has shows at 11:00, 12:00, 1:00 and 2:00 on Sunday's. Ft St Elmo is also open.
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