The National Museum of Natural History will reopen on the 9th of January 2021. It has been closed to the public for the past months, allowing the completion of extensive structural and embellishment works as well as improvements in display and interpretation.

Throughout January, Heritage Malta will be extending the 50% discount on its Multisite Ticket and Family Pass, which has been put to good use by many cultural heritage lovers during December.

The voucher scheme for Ħal Saflieni Hypoegum visitors will also be extended until the end of January. Through this scheme, all Hypogeum visitors are given vouchers which may be redeemed until the end of March 2021 at all Heritage Malta gift shops at sites and museums.

All visits to Heritage Malta sites and museums are conducted in strict adherence to Public Health regulations related to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Here is the full list of Heritage Malta museums and sites which will be open in January:

Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum: Open Monday to Sunday from 09.00 to 17.00hrs. Last minute tickets for the Hypogeum can only be purchased on site.

From Thursday to Sunday, the following museums and sites will be open from 10.00 to 16.30hrs:

  • Fort St Elmo and the National War Museum
  • The National Museum of Archaeology
  • MUŻA
  • The Palace Armoury
  • Fort St Angelo
  • St Paul’s Catacombs
  • Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Temples
  • Skorba & Ta’ Ħaġrat Temples
  • Ġgantija Temples
  • Ta’ Kola Windmill

On Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, the following museums and sites will be open from 10.00 to 16.30hrs:

  • The National Museum of Natural History
  • Għar Dalam & Borġ in-Nadur
  • Domvs Romana
  • Inquisitor’s Palace
  • Tarxien Temples
  • Citadel Museums and Visitor Centre

The following museums and sites are currently closed due to ongoing projects:

  • Ta’ Bistra Catacombs
  • Fortress Builders Interpretation Centre
  • The Malta Maritime Museum
  • The Palace State Rooms

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