Should you wish to pursue independent research, the Museum’s website contains comprehensive information on its holdings, and on how the Museum may best support your enquiry.

Please note that access to the collection is limited, and it is essential that researchers provide the Museum with detailed information on their focussed area of interest, in order that the relevant resources may be identified and where possible be made available. To enquire about research please contact the Museum by emailing:


Current Projects

Off the Shelves at St John’s Gate: Coming Soon!

Early in 2024 we will be launching a new podcast series featuring new research into the history of the Order of St John in the later medieval and early modern periods – when the Order was headquartered on Rhodes and Malta. Read more

In the library, Dr Steve Gill stands by his desk and carefully handles one of the pamphlets, by placing it on a black mat, leaning on a wedge. Over it, there is a camera fixed to a column, framing the black mat below, whilst behind the desk a photography umbrella ensures the perfect lighting of the room. Dr Steve Gill in action, operating HMML’s photographic equipment

Our new Digitisation Project has started!

An exciting collaboration between the Museum of the Order of St John and the Malta Studies Centre will make hundreds of rare and fascinating items from the Library collections available online for our global audiences. Read more


The Museum of the Order of St John would like to thank all those who have supported and continue to support its work. In particular, the Museum would like to thank the following for their generosity: