Tomorrow Is Your Last Chance To See De Valette's Dagger In Malta

7th September 2017

Friday 8 September is the public's final opportunity to view Grand Master Jean de Valette’s famous dagger in Malta, before it goes back to France.

Friday 8 September is the public's final opportunity to view Grand Master Jean de Valette’s famous dagger in Malta, before it goes back to France.

On the day, admission to the National Museum of Archaeology in Republic Street, Valletta will be free of charge. 

The poniard is on loan from the Louvre Museum, Paris. It was gifted to Grand Master Jean de Valette by King Philip II of Spain in recognition of his victory at the Great Siege in 1565.

De Valette's dagger is also accompanied by a selected number of other exhibits from the national collection.

Museum opening hours are from 9am to 6pm; last admission is at 5.30pm.


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