We asked at the maritime museum and were told to follow the building round and it was on the right. It wasn’t. It’s up the hill and at the top in the square go right and walk about 150 mètres. The sign is above it...More
About Inquisitor's Palace
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We took Bus #2 from Valletta Station to Riche stop in Birgu and walked 300 meters northwest to this 1530's Sacred Palace. After entry with our Malta Heritage Pass, we viewed a short film setting up the context of this buildings use from 1574 to...More
This is a very interesting and powerful museum, showing where the Inquisition kept its prisoners, where the tribunals were held and what luxury the inquisitors themselves lived in. But there is no mention of the Jews who were prime targets and who were tortured there...More
Small basic museum, tells a story. A little atmosphere, would be good for a student of that particular topic. Does give you an insight as to why there was a need for a reformation in the first place.
This was really well done - especially for the price (6 Euros for adults/4.50 for seniors). It's big (be prepared to spend at least an hour - we were there 90 minutes), with many different video presentations that help you to understand the history
Fairly decent display of one of Malta’s historical governing officials. Needs some freshening up however, and more glass case displays of documents, room furnishing, etc... it’s a little bare.
We thought this would be an interesting place to visit, but it wasn’t. Sadly there is no guide, no audio guide, and not even a paper guide to explain what exactly one is looking at. I suppose if we read every single little sign it...More
The museum is a large house that, with information boards, leads you through the history of the inquisition in Malta (and other events happening at the time). The information is nicely presented, but you get a lot of information about activities that weren't all that...More
This museum gives context to the origin of the Inquisitors movement here as well as it's evolution. You experience the scale of their work in contrast to the other monuments and fortresses it is humble in it's beginnings. As with any siloed organization the original...More