Follow the directional signs leading to the Saluting Battery starting from the main entrance into Valletta. These will take you along South Street onto Castille Place past the Auberge de Castille and to the Upper Barracca Gardens. The battery can be entered from both the Gardens and Battery Street adjacent to it.
Opening Times: Mon to Sat between 10.00 & 17.00hrs.
Closed: New Year's Eve, New Year, Good Friday, Easter, Santa Marija 15 August, Christmas Eve and Christmas.
Noon-day Gun at 12.00hrs sharp. A brief commentary precedes the gun firing, starting at 11.45hrs.
Evening Gun at 16.00hrs.
Guided Tours: Guided tours in English take place at 11.00, 12.10 & 15.00hrs. This attraction is also equipped with audio-guides in Arabic, English, Dutch, German, Maltese, Spanish, Russian, French, Danish, Chinese, Japanese and Italian.
Exclusive after-hours tour: Visitors can opt for their own personal after-hours tour which will be held at their convenience at a charge of €25 for an individual and €10 per extra person in a group. Light refreshments can also be arranged at the end of the tour at an extra charge. For arrangements please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Valletta Military Museums Ticket: Provides discounted access to the Saluting Battery, the Lascaris War Rooms and the War H.Q. Tunnels all in Valletta for €25 Family: €50
Multi-site Heritage Pass: Buy our Multi-site Heritage Pass: Giving you discounted access to this attraction (Malta at War Museum, Fort Rinella, Lascaris War Rooms & Saluting Battery) Adult: €25, Family €50.
You can buy the above directly from this museum at the ticketing desk.
Contact: email@example.com or call 21800992, 21803091 during normal office hours.
As from Monday 30th January 2017 we shall be restarting our free transport service to Fort Rinella from the Saluting Battery onto the Malta at War Museum to Fort Rinella. This service will be 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