Malta Aviation Museum at Ta Qali
The Malta Aviation Museum is located at the former Royal Air Force Station in Ta’ Qali.
Ta’ Qali is Malta’s national park and also contains a Crafts Village as well as the National Football Stadium.
The museum is a definite must see for aviation enthusiasts.
In fact, many such visitors comment that the museum was one of the highlights of their visit to the Maltese Islands.
Just 200 metres away from the interesting Crafts Village, Malta’s aviation museum boasts an excellent collection of aircraft engines, uniforms and models. There's also a lot of memorabilia for you to enjoy.
During your visit you will also get a chance to see members of the museum restoring various old aircraft to their former glory.
The collection of the museum is on an ongoing expansion and die-hard aviation enthusiasts often come back to Malta after a couple of years to see the latest additions to the museum’s collection.
What’s perhaps often surprising to visitors is the fact that this excellent museum is run by a non-profit organization.
The aircraft and other exhibits are housed in two long Romney huts and a hangar.
Dedicated museum members are always present and enthusiastically reply to queries from visitors.
Some of the aircraft which you will see in this museum include a Spitfire IX, a Hurricane, Tiger Moth, 2 DC3 Dakotas, Vampire, Sea Venom, Sea Hawk, Swordfish and a Beech 18.
You can also see some vehicles, motorcycles and Malta aviation memorabilia.
Definitely one of the most enthusiastically run museums in Malta!
If you're thinking of heading to this museum by bus, visit www.publictransport.com.mt to determine which is the best bus route to take according to where you're departing from.
Malta Aviation Museum
Location: Ta’ Qali
Opening Hours: Daily from 9.00 am till 5.00 pm. The museum is closed on Good Friday and Easter Sunday, as well as on the 15th of August, 25th of December and 1st of January.
Entrance Fee: Euro 4.08
Telephone: 21 416095
If you're keen on visiting this museum, then there's a good chance that you will find Malta's War Museum interesting too. Visit our War Museum section for more information on this fascinating museum located in Valletta.