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Address: Our Lady of the Grotto Street, Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number:
+356 7952 1970
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09:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 15:00

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Fabulous place for local history and all for a couple of Euros. A must especially if holidaying on a budget.

Reviewed 1 week ago
karen M
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous place for local history and all for a couple of Euros. A must especially if holidaying on a budget.

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing information given on Malta's role in the Second World War. I had no idea how the island had suffered.

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Thank Christine T
Dover, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hand built tunnels by local people during the 2nd world war, shows just what people are capable of in times of crisis.

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Thank Linda L
Riyadh
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a visit for just over 2 euros each amazing the size of the place. Good history and staff are helpful

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Thank Blades6228
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit if your into the history of a place and seeing as they were dug by hand into the rock and that people lived in there for long periods of time it really makes you think about what they went through during the war.

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Thank tonywithana
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really nice experience made even better by the long chat with the two old chaps on the door, it must have been a quiet day because it seemed they didn't want us to leave! It was a surprise when we discovered how far the tunnels stretched and to be honest it became very claustrophobic and I don't suffer from... More 

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Thank EvoSpringer
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8 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although it doesn't take long to go round the air shelter it is still worth the minimal fee charged to enter. There is not a great amount of stuff to look at inside but nice to walk round it and read the few boards with information on.

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Thank Alastair B
Oldham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much history and info, and the catacombs are awesome in the literal sense. They seem to go on forever and the museum has lots of manequins that made me jump a few times 😊 well worth the €2.40 fee for some truly interesting info and sights.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are interested in history, you should go here and have a look at the shelters in Mellieħa. To the staff: Thank you so much for taking your time and the friendly welcome. We really enjoyed talking to you two.

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Thank Switzerland1860
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was only a couple euro to go inside, it was a lot bigger than I imagined. Very interesting to see how people had to survive. It would have been better if a little more information had been provided inside to give you more of an insight into what people did when living in their.

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Thank takesforever

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