Esplora Interactive Science Centre Kalkara - The Best Mobile Map and Guide Tool if you visit Malta!

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Building - Esplora Interactive Science Centre
Petting Farm / Children's Farm

This petting zoo gives interactive enjoyment with agriculture and pets. In the main building you will find horses, ponies, sheep, Maltese goats and llamas. 50 different types of rabbits can be found in another building.

In the pond you will find swans and ducks and, in an aviary, colourful birds such as budgerigars, rosellas, cockatiel, zebra finches and much more. In the neighbourhood you will also find the Helmeted Guineafowl and Pheasant.

Furthermore, the park has play equipment in the petting zoo theme and two sheds where activities are developed for children from 3 to 12 years.
Outside the children's farm you will find the BOV Adventure Park, Malta Aviation Museum, Family Picnic area, Crafts Village, Ta’Qali National Park and the
Sunday market.

These are described separately in this app.
In the period 1943 and 1950 this park was part of the Royal Air Force airport with supporting buildings. With the arrival of the Luqa airport facilities, this airport became superfluous.

When the runways were no longer used, car races were organized.

The biographical war film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi was largely shot in Malta in 2016 and is about the Benghazi attack of 2012, in which Islamic militants attacked an American diplomatic camp in Libya. A large film set was built for this in Ta 'Qali.
Opening hours
Tuesday - Friday
9:00 - 15:00
Saturday - Sunday - public Holidays
10:00 - 17:00

Last admission
Advice 60 minutes before closing
Ticket / admission fee

Adults (16+ yrs)
€ 6.00 + € 2.00
Youth (3- 15 yrs)
€ 4.00 + € 1.00
Children (0-2 yrs)
Disability Card Holders
€ 3.00 + € 1.00
Seniors Card Holders
€ 4.00 + Free
Prize 1: Entrance + Science Show OR Workshop - Complement Prize: Planetarium
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