The Knights Hospitallers, Valletta

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#6 of 19 in Museums in Valletta
Visit the lower ward of the hospital established and run by The Knights Hospitallers, where patients slept three to a bed. Take a guided tour to learn about the hospital, the medical procedures performed there, and how it was organized. The detailed exhibits depict how life was for the sick and wounded. Displays also explain the origins of this order of knights and how the construction of the hospital gave birth to the concept of modern-day nursing and health care. The museum is underground and involves descending steps, which may be difficult for those with mobility problems. Plan to visit The Knights Hospitallers during your Valletta vacation using our convenient Valletta sightseeing planning website .
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  • very interesting, very well maintained and restored, making quite well the history of the city and the hospital. To see
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  • This was quite interesting about the role of the Knights Hospitaliers and what had happened under the French rule. the displays and models are basic and there wasn't that much to it but it passed the ...  more »
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  • Very informative, intriguing, and interesting! Definitely a history lesson you never heard of before unless your from here. Goes well with the National War Museum.
  • Really interesting. There was lots I didn't know I didn't know. The museum / exhibition is in the basement of the building, the rest of the building is a conference centre. Tickets were cash only. The tunnels are rather cramped and damp, but easily walked though. If you're claustrophobic you might want to give that part of the museum a miss.
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