Malta at War Museum
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Essential information for visiting Fort Rinella
We offer all the essential facilities and a few you may not expect, including advice and tips for a perfect day out.
Health and Safety Advice
Discover our range of inspirational accessories and gifts.
Our shops offer everything from souvenirs and gifts, to jewelry and clothing.
We offer everything you need for the perfect educational visit.
Discounted entry for school groups, on-site supervision and meal deals are also available.
Call us on +356 21800992 or send us an email
The Cafe' is the perfect place to meet up with family and friends for some refreshments after you’ve explored the fort.
Our seasonal menu always has a selection of freshly prepared light meals to savour. And why not treat yourself to one of our delicious cakes or muffins with your freshly brewed tea or barista-style coffee.
There are special offers and discounts for groups of 10 people or more.
We offer reduced admission for group bookings if you pre-book. Meal deals and discounts on audio guides are also available (subject to availability).
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 Thursday to Saturday from 10.00 until 16.30 except on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, Good Friday, Easter, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Last admission is at 16.00
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.