THE INQUISITOR’S PALACE. THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ETHNOGRAPHY
This museum is housed within a building which, between 1575-1798, was the Inquisitor’s Palace. Within the museum are halls with exhibits connected to the Holy Week and Easter Sunday. Heritage Malta’s exhibition is the first-ever national exhibition of the kind and it prides itself on a number of figures that are part of the national collection. Among the latter are two full-scale statues representing the Scourging at the Pillar and the Dead Christ. These are perhaps amongst the oldest surviving versions of Good Friday processional statuary to date. The Dead Christ is an 18th century papier-mâché statue and was carried in Birgu procession within a typical Silver urn.
Address: Main Gate Street – Birgu (Malta)
Contact: +356 21 827 006/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Opening hours: Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays between 10:00 and 16:30 h.
Price: Adults (18 – 59 years): € 6.00./ Youths (12 – 17 years), Senior Citizens (60 years & over), Concessions and Students: €4.50./ Children (6 – 11 years): € 3.00/ Infants (1 – 5 years): Free.