Exhibition in Malta - Valletta 1566 - Melita Renascens

Malta National Library, Valletta, Malta
23 Jul 2016 to 23 Jul 2017
0900 - 1800
€5 : Adults, €2.50 : Children

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Malta celebrates the laying of the first building block of Valletta, laid in 1566


Valletta 1566 – commemorating Valletta’s 450th anniversary

To commemorate the 450th anniversary of the first stone laid in the construction of the city of Valletta in Malta, an exhibition is being held in the National Library of Malta and Fort St Elmo.


Heritage Malta along with the Malta Libraries is holding a major exhibition giving a glimpse into the four hundred and fifty year history of Valletta, from initial conception, laying of the foundations and its construction. The exhibition also explores the history and culture of the city, which has become the capital of Malta, the smallest capital in the European Union, and business and administrative hub.


The exhibition is split into two parts which are complimentary, one in the National Library of Malta and the other at the former National War Museum in Fort St Elmo.


Opening hours 

Fort St Elmo : 0900 – 1700. Last admission at 1630.


Exhibition only

  • €5 adults / €3.50 seniors & students / €2.50 children. 

Also available - combine a visit with Fort St Elmo – National War Museum

  • €10 adults / €7.50 seniors & students / €5.50 








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