Entertainment in Valletta

Theatre, Opera, Museum in Valletta

Home > Expat Guides > Europe > Malta > Valletta

Theater and Opera

There are four main theatre, opera, and arts performance venues in Malta:

  • Teatru Manoel (Manoel Theatre) (Valletta)
  • St. James Cavalier Centre for Creativity (Valletta)
  • Mediterranean Conference Centre (Valletta)
  • Malta Fairs and Convention Centre (Ta Qali)
  • Open air theatre (Valletta - expected opening 2013)

Teatru Manoel does not have air conditioning and only operates during the winter months. Local performing groups rotate around these four venues throughout the year.

Tickets for concerts, ballets, operas, and plays can be purchased directly through these venues. Ticket prices range from €5-€40 for such performances.

Museums & Historical Sites

Malta's most popular museums and historical sites include:

  • St. John's Co-Cathedral Museum (Valletta)
  • Museum of Fine Arts (Valletta)
  • Museum of Archaeology (Valletta)
  • Hal Salfieni Hypogeum and Tarxien Temples (Tarxien)
  • Hagar Qim and Mnadjra Neolithic Temples
  • Roman Villa (Rabat)
  • Maritime Museum (Birgu)
  • Inquisitor's Palace (Birgu)
  • National War Museum (Valletta)
  • Palace Armoury and Palace State Rooms (Valletta)

These sites are operated by Heritage Malta, and ticket prices range from €4-€20. A full list of prices for these museums and sites is published on Heritage Malta's web site.

Expats can purchase a Heritage Malta membership for free access to most sites for one year. Memberships start at €55/year, and family and senior discount rates are available.

Update 25/05/2013


Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Addthis

Recommended Service Partners

International Movers
International Movers in Valletta
Compare up to 5 quotes from our network of moving companies that can help you plan your international move and relocate your entire family.
Expatriate health insurance
Expatriate health insurance in Malta
Apply online for free quotes on repatriation assistance and expatriate and foreign health insurance.
Hotels in Malta
You will get discount hotel rates, last-minute deals, hot deals, special offers, with a real-time reservation and on-line booking.

Do you have comments or personal information to communicate about this article? Add your comment.

Go to the Forum to talk more about theatre, opera, museum in Valletta, entertainment.

Find more definitions and general answers on expatriation issues in the Expat FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions).

Stay connected

- My Life Abroad -
A selection of expat stories

"A fun compulsive read!"
J. Matcham, Amazon

"I strongly advise people ready to live abroad to read this book!"
Patrice, Amazon