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Malta Aviation Museum

Ta' Qali Crafts Village, Ta' Qali, Island of Malta 4000, Malta
+356 2141 6095
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The museum is a living and working museum, which is a prime attraction for all family members of all ages. It exhibits a collection of around 18 aircraft, aircraft engines, airfield equipment, uniforms, model aircraft and much more. Among its prime exhibits are a World War II Hawker Hurricane which was recovered from the seabed in 1995 and completely restored to working condition.
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Ta' Qali Crafts Village, Ta' Qali, Island of Malta 4000, Malta
+356 2141 6095
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Reviewed yesterday

If you are interested in Malta's history, especially the role aviation has played and not just the key role in WW2, this is worth a visit. It is fairly small and the exhibits are in various states of repair, some undergoing restoration, but how they...More

Thank Keith596
Reviewed 5 days ago

A really lovely Museum located in the middle of Malta on what was the runway for RAF Ta'qali, the Hop on Hop off bus drops you at the gate !. The Museum has 3 hangars to explore Hangar 1 contains the reception , shop and...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Malta's strategic position meant that there were many airfields on the Island. The British Royal Air Force and Royal Navy had large bases there and this is reflected in the museum's exhibits. The growth of Malta's own Armed Forces is also represented. Pride of place...More

Thank Djh612
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see destination for anyone interested in aviation. The bus stop is right outside so it is very easy to get to from the main bus station in Valetta. The exhibits include jets such as the Vampire and Sea Hawk To the...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a visit, tells the role of Malta during WW11, as well as other aircraft and displays. There is a hangar housing a Spitfire and Hurricane.

1  Thank tonia m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great job they're doing in this museum. The exhibits are varied and include aircraft from Before WW2 as well as a Kitfox light aircraft (foldy wing jobbie) built quite recently. The museum staff are really helpful and nice ... we called in the...More

Thank EricFromDerbyshire
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We have fantastic time discovering history of the aviation in Malta. We had a chance to learn about brave people who flight and fight for our freedom. And see their aircrafts... must see in Malta

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

It was just me and staff so I had the whole place pretty much to myself. If you're into antique planes especially from WWII, it's a must. A good stop if you have the time to step back into the past with these planes.

Thank swisslynne
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Second visit, the last being about 15 years ago. It's next to the National Stadium, and easy to find. Things have moved on with a few more large scale exhibits and additional buildings, including a new hanger housing a Spitfire and a Hurricane. The museum...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

A great little museum with lots of exhibits specific to the islands history. You can get right up to the planes unlike in most other museums and each aircrafts story is told. Looking around the back areas was fantastic spotting the various pieces of aircraft...More

Thank 42RichardB42
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27 March 2016|
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Response from JagXJ40 | Reviewed this property |
Somehow I would doubt it, the islanders are very religious and Easter is a very devout catholic festival.
6 September 2015|
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Response from Anthony T | Reviewed this property |
Hiya, Sorry i have no idea if the Museum is open on New Years Eve/Day, I am pretty sure that the Malta Tourist Information website will be able to help you...........Good Luck Anthony