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Malta National Aquarium Opening Hours | Best Time to Visit


Open 10am–8pm

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Malta National Aquarium

Monday to Sunday: 10am to 8pm

Mar 15 TO Oct 31 Timings

Days (Mar 15 TO Oct 31)

TIMINGSLast Admission
Monday 10:00am–8:00pm 7:30pm
Tuesday 10:00am–8:00pm 7:30pm
Wednesday 10:00am–8:00pm 7:30pm
Thursday 10:00am–8:00pm 7:30pm
Friday (Today)10:00am–8:00pm 7:30pm
Saturday 10:00am–8:00pm 7:30pm
Sunday 10:00am–8:00pm 7:30pm

Jan 1 TO Mar 14 Timings

Days (Jan 1 TO Mar 14)

TIMINGSLast Admission
Monday 10:00am–6:00pm 5:30pm
Tuesday 10:00am–6:00pm 5:30pm
Wednesday 10:00am–6:00pm 5:30pm
Thursday 10:00am–6:00pm 5:30pm
Friday 10:00am–6:00pm 5:30pm
Saturday 10:00am–6:00pm 5:30pm
Sunday 10:00am–6:00pm 5:30pm
Malta National Aquarium opening hours

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Best time to visit the Malta National Aquarium

Weekday vs Weekend

The best time to visit the Malta National Aquarium in terms of crowd levels is typically during weekdays rather than on weekends. Weekdays tend to be less busy, especially if you can visit during non-holiday periods or outside of peak tourist seasons. This can result in a more relaxed and enjoyable experience, allowing you to explore the exhibits at your own pace without feeling rushed. Early morning visits to the aquarium also offer a tranquil experience with fewer crowds, perfect for witnessing morning fish feeding sessions. Towards day's end, particularly on weekdays, crowds diminish, providing space and fewer distractions for enjoying the exhibits.









Peak season vs Low season

Peak season at the Malta National Aquarium typically spans from May to September, coinciding with warmer weather and school holidays, attracting a surge of visitors. Conversely, the low season typically falls between October and April when tourist numbers decrease due to cooler temperatures and fewer vacationers. This quieter period offers visitors a more serene and intimate experience to explore the aquarium's attractions at their own pace.













Off Season
Peak Season

How long does it take to explore the Malta National Aquarium?

On average, you can spend about 1.5 to 2 hours exploring the aquarium's exhibits, based on your level of interest in marine life. However, some visitors may choose to spend more time leisurely exploring each exhibit in detail, which could extend their visit to 2.5 to 3 hours.

Frequently asked questions about Malta National Aquarium opening hours

Is the Malta National Aquarium open everyday?

Yes, the Malta National Aquarium is open every day, offering marine wonders to explore daily.

How long does the average visitor spend at Malta National Aquarium?

On average, visitors immerse themselves in the wonders of the Malta National Aquarium for about two to three hours.

Is there a recommended time to arrive to avoid large crowds at the Malta National Aquarium?

To dodge bustling crowds, it's advisable to plan your visit during off-peak hours, which are usually early in the day or towards day’s end.

Is it a good idea to visit the Malta National Aquarium on a public holiday?

While public holidays might seem enticing, consider alternative days for a more relaxed visit to the Malta National Aquarium.

Are there early bird or late-night special hours available?

No official early-bird or late-night access is available at the Malta National Aquarium at the moment.

Is there an entry time on my ticket?

The Malta National Aquarium entry ticket can be used any time during the opening hours of the aquarium and is valid for a one-time entry only. 

Is there a time limit on my visit? How long does a visit take?

While there's no strict time limit, the average visit typically lasts around two to three hours, offering ample time to explore and marvel at the marine life.