Palazzo Falson

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Welcome to Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, the former home of Capt. Olof Frederick Gollcher OBE (1889-1962), the son of a prosperous shipping merchant of Swedish descent. Gollcher was an artist, philanthropist, and also a discerning collector of objets d’art and historical objects.

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Museum opening hours
Tuesday-Sunday: 10:00am–5:00pm (last entrance at 4:00pm)
Closed: Mondays
Closed on: Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.
The Museum can be opened for After Hour visits and Special events.

*On Thursday 6th October 2022, the museum will be open from 12:30pm to 5:00pm (last entrance at 4:00pm) due to a private function.  We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

Audio guided tours
Audio guided tours are available in the following languages: Maltese, English, Italian, French, German and Spanish.
Admission to the museum for Audio Guided Tours
Adult: €10.00 (includes a 10% discount at Gustav Café)
Students, Senior, ICOM / ISIC / European Youth Card Holders: €5.00 (includes a 10% discount at Gustav Café)
Children: 0–5 years: No entry permitted; 6-12 years: FREE (accompanied by adult)

September Lunchtime Tours from 12:00pm till 1:00pm
Discover the charming Palazzo and its significant collection specifically displayed to capture and reflect the life and taste of Captain Olof Gollcher. The guided tour will focus on highlighting objects linked to the rich cultural heritage of the Maltese Islands, focusing on its people, trades and traditions.

Please book your place against a suggested donation of 10 euro by sending us an email on or call us on 21454512.  Pre-bookings are recommended to avoid disappointment.

Printed information
Printed information is also available free of charge on Admission, in the following languages: English, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Greek, Russian, Portuguese, Swedish, Japanese and Dutch.

Gustav Café is open from Tuesday to Sunday between 10:30am and 4:30pm (last entrance at 4:00pm).

On Thursday 6th October 2022, Gustav Café on our rooftop terrace will be open from 12:30pm till 4:30pm (last entrance at 4:00pm).

Kindly note that only children over 6 years old and accompanied by an adult are allowed in the café. No pets are allowed.

Customers of the Café will be offered a 10% discount on entry tickets to Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum from Tuesday to Sunday.

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Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum is managed by Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti, a non-profit heritage foundation aiming to spread awareness about our heritage through museums, publications, exhibitions and events.