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The 16th Century Palace of the 9th Marquis 

de Piro - A 'Living Museum'

Casa Rocca Piccola, the 16th Century Palace 

of a Maltese Noble family

Apart from being a unique attraction in the centre of Valletta, 

Casa Rocca Piccola is still a privately owned and much loved family home.


Casa Rocca Piccola is open from 10am to 5pm (last admission 4pm) every day except Sundays, Good Friday, The Feast of Mary's Assumption and Christmas Day.


Located close to the Grand Master’s Palace on Valletta’s main street. Five minutes’ walk from the Valletta Bus Terminus.

Guided Tour or Audio Tour

Guided tours take place on the hour, last 45 minutes and are usually done in clear spoken English. We also provide text translations in several languages. Alternatively you can choose to roam at your own pace with our Audio Tour App that you use from your own smart phone available in English, French, Italian, Spanish and German.

Private Tours

A very leisurely Guided Tour usually by Marquis and Marchioness de Piro followed by refreshments. Perfect for the early evening before dinner at our restaurant La Giara - - or one of Valletta's many eateries. Contact us to book your Private Tour.


Most of Casa Rocca Piccola is accessible by wheelchair and trained guide dogs are welcome. We have a lift to access the main floor of the museum and there are no steps on this floor. We suggest contacting us in advance if you are mobility impaired so we can be waiting for you.

Opening 2019, a small number of carefully restored rooms and suites available for the discerning travellers. You can book directly from 

Travellers’ Choice

Travellers choice award logo

Casa Rocca Piccola has been awarded Trip Advisor’s ‘Best of the Best’ Award, Travellers’ Choice for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.

Quality Assured

Malta Tourism Authority quality assured logo

The Quality Assured Malta Seal is a Malta Tourism Authority voluntary recognition scheme and requires rigorous appraisal of all participating attractions for inclusion.


Casa Rocca Piccola

74, Republic Street

VLT1117 Valletta


Museum Hours

Mon-Sat: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sun: Closed

(Last admission to the museum 4.00pm)

For Public Holidays check our social media

Office Hours 

(For Correspondence)

Mon-Fri: 9:30am - 4:00pm


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