Heritage Malta will be opening three of its sites for free to the general public on Tuesday 19th of March, a public holiday.

The sites included in this open day are Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Temples in Qrendi and the Domvs Romana in Rabat, which on the day will also be celebrating the Feast of St Joseph.

The mosaic pavements in the Domvs Romana rank among the finest and oldest mosaic compositions from the western Mediterranean, alongside those of Pompeii and Sicily. Apart from free admission to this site, during the open day one will also have the opportunity to join a free tour of the museum. Tours in Maltese will commence at 10.15am, 10.30am, 2.15pm and 2.45pm.

Those visiting Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Temples can participate in a number of activities including guided tours, lectures by various students that focused their studies on the temples, a taste of food prepared with ingredients available in the Neolithic period, hands-on pottery activities and a treasure hunt for the young and young at heart. Click here for a full programme of events.

During the open day, visitors to any of these three sites will also have the opportunity to join and become members of Heritage Malta at a discounted rate. Membership benefits include the possibility of visiting all of Heritage Malta’s sites for free, except for the Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, for which tickets are available at a discount of 50% on the normal ticketing price. Additionally, throughout the year, Heritage Malta also organises various events specifically for members. For more information on membership, please click here.

Doors will be open from 9.00hrs till 17.00hrs with the last admission at 16.30hrs. For more information, please call Heritage Malta on 2295 4000.

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