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Mellieha Air Raid Shelter

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Great place to visit

Went to take photos of church as my nice had gotten married there a few weeks earlier,found the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jacqueline m
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Amazing Courage and Steel

Its amazing the part Malta played in 2 world wars. It was crucial to the allies to both prevent... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mick p
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Lymington, United Kingdom
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Our Lady of the Grotto Street | Voluntary Organisation 0144, Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to take photos of church as my nice had gotten married there a few weeks earlier,found the shelter amazing piece of history how they managed to live in the war was amazing and chap on door actually lived in Malta in the war very...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Its amazing the part Malta played in 2 world wars. It was crucial to the allies to both prevent supplies going to north africa and support supplies for the invasion of southern italy. This made Malta a huge prize and target and the maltese suffered...More

Thank mick p
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited the shelters on a recommendation from a couple staying in the same hotel and glad we did. We found the shelters fastinating and informative about life in Mehelia during the second world war.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After visiting the shelter you will be happy of how we are living today, being able to have everything! Good reality check

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had been recommended to visit here by a friend who had stumbled upon on her holidays, I was very impressed, very interesting to see the air raid shelters and for €2 euro a person you cannot go wrong, deffo worth a visit if your...More

Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fascinating visit into the 500m of tunnels underneath Mellieha which served as air raid shelters during the war. A lovely old man and his dog warmly greeted us on arrival, thank you. It was such a bargain price at only €2.40 per adult. Would recommend...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

small, but informative museum relating the account of how the residents of Mellieha coped with the constant bombing on their town, supported by first hand account of a local resident who was 8 years old at the time. Cost 2 euro.

Thank hockey098
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A visit here allowed escape from the hustle and bustle of the outside, and a chance to explore the subterranean World War 2 history of Mellieha. A must for anyone with an interest in this period of history. Does not take long to see, and...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very knowledgable pleasant staff giving a warm welcome to a cold damp historic experience. We were not going to go and I am so glad we did it was a wonderful insight into the world of the families during war. Well worth visiting for very...More

Thank Alison N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Admittedly we went in to get out of the rain, but so glad we did. The guide informed us of his families participation. Some nice artefacts & interesting documents to see. Plenty of information throughout. An eye opener to what the island endured. Left with...More

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Yes I have just visited it in January.
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Hello 9.30 until about 3.30 in the peek season
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you could literly walk up the hill opposite the underground church very easy stroll say about 11 minutes
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