Aviation Museum , Ta'Qali, Malta
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 9:00 - 17:00
- Entrance Fee: € 4.08
The Malta Aviation Museum is housed in three buildings. It's based at the former Royal Air Force aerodrome in Ta'Qali. Malta Aviation Museum Foundation is run by a non-profit organization, the aircrafts' salvage and restoration has been the focus of a dedicated and passionate team. Aviation Museum was set up on the 1st November 1994 joining together various associations with the objective to create a display of unique exhibits related to Malta's rich aviation history.
Aviation Museum is established in three hangars, two 200ft long Romney Huts and a larger hangar dedicated to the Air Battle of Malta. Aviation Museum Foundation has worked hard to acquire, restore and preserve a number of aircraft, artefacts and documentation which are of cultural, historical and educational value.
Malta Aviation Museum has couple of examples on display include the Hawker Hurricane MkIIA Z3055 built in Kingston in 1941, lovingly rebuilt the star of the show the Supermarine Spitfire MkIX EN199 been rebuilt by museum volunteers in 1993 and recently completed project of a De Havilland Tiger Moth DH82A biplane in 1942. Malta Aviation Museum also contains an exceptional collection of aircraft engines, models, uniforms, aircraft guns, a Link Trainer ( a 1927 contraption for simulating flying) and a professional display of scale plastic models by the Society for Scale Modellers (SSM).