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Amazing history

If you’re interested in religious artefacts the museum is a ‘must see’. The museum is above the... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
KeithJSullivan
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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Catacombs and crypts were interesting

We enjoyed our guided tour of the catacombs and crypts. I had to do some scrunching down in... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
chitownsam
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Chicago, Illinois
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St. Paul’s Catacombs are a typical complex of interconnected, underground Roman cemeteries that were in use up to the 4th century AD. They are located on the outskirts of the old Roman capital Melite (today’s Mdina), since Roman law prohibited...more
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

If you’re interested in religious artefacts the museum is a ‘must see’. The museum is above the small shop/waiting area where you buy tickets for the guided tour of the catacombs. You can only visit with a guide but the guide helps explain the amazing...More

Thank KeithJSullivan
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The people of Malta suffered terrible bombings during WWII. They have created bomb shelters, basically an underground city. It is connected with some ancient catacombs.

Thank Elena257
Reviewed 5 July 2018

St. Agatha's Crypt is an interesting enough Crypt that is worth visiting if you are very into History. The tour is informative although the museum is very old school and not overly interesting, it feels as if you are back in the 1970's. This isn't...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

We enjoyed our guided tour of the catacombs and crypts. I had to do some scrunching down in places. Quite a number of authentic bones in the crypts. Didn’t think much of the museum. Why have a ton of small mineral samples from all over...More

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 2 June 2018

An interesting experience combined with St Paul's Catacombs. Allow yourself plenty of time to explore the site!

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Loved this even with 8yr and 10yr old. Beautiful day. Went early in the day to avoid crowds with was great. Beautiful village & area. Great information and boys never got bored

Thank elainemcgarry
Reviewed 25 April 2018

The museum had lots of interesting exhibits, paintings and religious objects, worth visiting before or after the tour of the Catacombs, bigger than we thought on two levels. The tour guide was really informative about the Catacombs, explaining clearly about how they were used and...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

If you are staying in Rabat or just visiting mdina and have a bit of time, the st. Agatas is an absolutely must-see! The catacombs are pure history with original skeletons and frescoes even of the 4th century!! The guidance was not that long but...More

Thank Mojo A
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This is a wonderful experience. We spent a fascinating hour in the museum before joining the guided tour of the catacombs. They were incredibl6 moving, in a state of excellent preservation, complete with frescoes. The guide was informative and clearly loves the caracombs. Some skeletons...More

Thank Sabhbh C
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

These catacombs are a place where the people of Mdina used to be burried between 3rd and 8th century. During the tour you can see the graves dug in the stone and many old wall paintings. It was really a special experience for me and...More

Thank Petra Č
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ann b
18 August 2016|
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Response from Jessica B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I believe they are signposted. However if you head towards the larger St Pauls catacombs, St Agathas is just a bit further down the road. Heading south on Triq Sant Agata you will walk past St pauls. 1 minute further... More
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1 December 2015|
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Response from Family C | Reviewed this property |
Hi St. Agatha's Crypt, Catacombs & Museum is in Malta, not London. :-)
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JanWindleArtist
8 June 2015|
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Response from NChet | Reviewed this property |
It's open 9am to 5pm but last entry is at 4:30. I can't remember if they're open on Sunday or not though. Definitely worth a visit - I usually go more than once when I visit
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