National Museum of Archaeology, Valletta

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Step back into the country's ancient history at National Museum of Archaeology. On display are artifacts highlighting Malta's Neolithic through Phoenician Periods, ranging from 5,000 BCE to 400 BCE. See some of the earliest tools used by the island's prehistoric inhabitants, which will give you insight into their daily lives. Also, look for the animal and human figurines, Phoenician pottery, and jewelry. This museum is a great place to start for those hoping to explore the temples and tombs of the island. You'll find the authentic versions of many of Malta's most famous artifacts, most notably the "Sleeping Lady" and "Venus of Malta" sculptures. To visit National Museum of Archaeology and get the most from your holiday in Valletta, create itinerary details personal to you using our Valletta itinerary planner .
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  • Museum poor enough If you've ever been to naples this has nothing to do; several pieces deserve to be seen
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  • Although the heat was brutal, I enjoyed this visit to learn about the origins of Malta. Fans throughout the building helped with cooling.  more »
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  • A must see. If you are interested in archeology of Malta it is a true treasury. The museum hosts two famous prehistoric masterpieces: The Sleeping Beauty and Venus of Malta. Caution: No air conditioning.
  • Very well laid out. Supporting information easily seen and clearly written; Maltese and English. Audios available. Plenty of seating. Incredibly interesting.
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