Mellieha Air Raid Shelter, Mellieha

4.6
Experience what life was like during World War II at Mellieha Air Raid Shelter. Veterans of previous sieges, the Malta islanders manned their defenses during the Axis air raids. To protect the lives of civilians, an intricate system of underground tunnels and rooms was carved into limestone. These shelters are now open to the public. You can see artifacts from the period, such as bullets and gas masks. Guides will provide historical information as you explore. With tiny rooms and narrow corridors, the atmosphere civilians experienced during the raids is preserved for visitors, but it might be uncomfortable for those who are claustrophobic. Make Mellieha Air Raid Shelter a part of your Mellieha vacation plans using our Mellieha trip itinerary planner.
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  • Simple but very moving. The guy on the door was very knowledgable and friendly and answered all of our questions with enthusiasm. The shelter accommodated 700 during the war and walking through the li...  more »
  • We found this eye opening and humbling to walk through the tunnels and read the history relating to Malta’s involvement in the war effort. For €2.40 per person this piece of history should not be miss...  more »
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