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Fortifications Interpretation Centre - Fortifications Interpretation Centre

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Everything you want to know about fortification. Beautiful building. Great views from terrace... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vincent W
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Very informative

If you want to know how Malta's fortifications were built, this is the place to visit. Quite... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mandarina55
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St. Mark street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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+356 2122 8594
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything you want to know about fortification. Beautiful building. Great views from terrace. Worth a stop.

Thank Vincent W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entrance is free, but the contents inside are scarce to say the least. Basically it is like walking through an history book looking at some models, but there should be more, there should be dioramas, weapons (maybe move some of the armoury where they...More

Thank Jim E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to know how Malta's fortifications were built, this is the place to visit. Quite technical, but very informative, with good displays. Very educational!

Thank mandarina55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the areas catering the knights spirit of the island. Unfortunately on the other shore there is a new steel and glass complex. This ecclectics unfortunately spoils the touristic value of Malta, but complements to the business one.

Thank Jan V
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

A gem of a find ...thank you fellow TripAdvisor for the recommendation. Excellent overview of the history of the fortification of Malta, starting from the Bronze Age and ending with the Second World War, with particular emphasis on the period of the Knights of Malta....More

Thank higgybear67
Reviewed 10 May 2018

You have to stop here and gaze at the enormous walls to realize what kind of battles where necessary to ensure the safety of Valetta. Simply stunning!

Thank Matthijs J
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

I should have gone to this Centre very early on in my holiday in Malta. It is such a well presented analysis of fortifications of many kinds, and how and why Malta contains such a vast array of defensive structures and systems. It really helps...More

Thank Glenn S
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Lots of good good museums in Valletta but The Fortress Builders was a favorite. It's content is well explain, exhibits described well, nicely crafted models and interesting artifacts. The view from the centre's rooftop terrace is not to be missed If you have time ,...More

Thank Beina1
Reviewed 6 May 2018

You need to visit this spot to realize the historical importance of the island and its history. Beautiful photo opportunities.

Thank JohnColo
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Lesson of the fascinating history of Malta. It is especially interesting for those who visit Vallette with their children.

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Opening Hours: In Summer: Monday to Friday from 9:00-13:00                                                 Tuesday and Thursday open till 16:00 In Winter: Monday to Friday 10:00-16:00... More
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