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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...
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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 - 1:00 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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"maltese history"
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"audio visual presentation"
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Reviewed yesterday

Unless you go to Malta purely for the weather and what to know at least a little about the multi-faceted Heritage of this Island, I would recommend that you start with a visit to this many-dimensioned experience.

Thank HKWR
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A movie history of the origins and history of the Maltese people followed by a visit to the knights hospitaller original hospital building, with a guide providing commentary, is a useful way of filling in knowledge gaps on your host nation. Bit light weight but...More

Thank Stephen H
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Emily D, Operations Manager at The Malta Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

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

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed every minute of today we purchased the multi ticket pass which was the movie on Malta's history then we toured the old hospital our Guide was wonderful then we went to the St Elmo Fort absolutely outstanding value for money :)

Thank Kim255100
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Emily D, Operations Manager at The Malta Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days 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 6 days ago via mobile

Would you like a potted history of Malta? Then do yourself a favour and go to The Malta Experience. From prehistoric times to the 20th century, this presentation gives an overview of this country’s amazing past. Included is a tour of the Holy Infirmary. Our...More

Thank Paula T
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Emily D, Operations Manager at The Malta Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days 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

If you don’t know Malta or its history then you can’t do better than going to this presentation (you have a choice of 20 languages). The presentation includes a tour of the original hospital built by the Knights of St John. For an additional amount...More

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Emily D, Operations Manager at The Malta Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice review and for your recommendation! Kind Regards, Emily Demajo

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Audio side of the experience was edited very well telling the history from start, up to nearly the present day. The small tour after was again excellent the guide was outstanding a credit to the work force. Would we go again Yes but in...More

Thank rowley136
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Emily D, Operations Manager at The Malta Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days 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 1 week ago

For 16 euro you get first the Malta Experience, an audiovisual presentation that is informative and well made, and a very good start of your holidays here, but next it also brings you with a guide to La Sacra Infirmeria, the old Knights hospital for...More

Thank RickKessel_Lo
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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 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 1 week ago via mobile

My wife enjoyed it whilst I had a lovely sleep.,well explained history of Malta only mainly using drawings as obviously no footage of early events. Big widescreen not used to advantage. Best part for me was the infirmary tour which had a wonderful guide Anna...More

Thank Peter E
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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 so happy that you enjoyed the hospital tour and will pass on your nice words to the guide. Kind Regards, Emily Demajo

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good overview of the history of malt, however the highlight for us was to visit the Knights Hospital - excellent guide and very informative,

Thank Naomi H
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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 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good place to start to appreciate how the history of Malta has evolved over time. Most interesting. We combined our visit with a tour of the 15th century hospital in the same building. Fascinating visit with an enthusiastic guide. Amazing only males...More

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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 lovely review. I hope you enjoyed your stay in Malta. 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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