Opened in 1940, as an underground Combined War Headquarters for all three services, this complex housed the Fighter Sector Operations Room used during the Battle for Malta 1940 - 43 along with other operation rooms and ancillary facilities. Designed to the self - sufficient in every way it covers an area of 28,000 sq metres most of which is underground in post-war years it was used during the Suez and Cuban Missile Crises and for tracking Soviet subs in the Mediterranean.
Exclusive guided tours are now available twice daily 10.30 and 13.00 hrs Monday and Friday.
Allow 2 hrs for this tour.
Prior booking is advisable on Tel: 2122 5277