Essential information for visiting Fort Rinella
By Free Transport
This service is provided once a day between Monday and Saturday departing as follows:
• 12.20hrs from the Saluting Battery
• 12.45hrs from the Malta at War Museum
This service is a one way service. Returning to Valletta will be by no.3 bus which can be boarded right by the fort’s entrance.
Fort Rinella is well served by bus no.3 to Kalkara from Valletta main station. It stops right outside its main gate. The frequency of this bus is every half hour from Monday to Saturday.
Fort Rinella is located on the eastern side of the Grand Harbour at Kalkara. It can be reached via all major roads to Cottonera (Three Cities) onto Kalkara following directional signs from Kalkara.
We are open from Monday to Saturday from 10.00 until 17.00 except on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, Good Friday, Easter, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Last admission is at 16.30
Guided tours & Film shows
A visit to Fort Rinella includes a guided tour and a film show about the history of the historic fort and its 100-ton gun. All historical re-enactment displays are also included in the entrance fee. Film shows roughly timed on the hour.