National Museum of Natural History (Malta)
The National Museum of Natural History is located in a building full of history, within the medieval walled city of Mdina, Malta. It exists from the mid-1960s and has been open to the public since 1973. It is now run by Heritage Malta.
Malta’s Apollo 17 Goodwill Moon Rock-On Tuesday May 18, 2004, Malta’s Apollo 17 Goodwill Moon rock was stolen from the Museum. According to an Associated Press story the Moon rock has a value of 5 million dollars (U.S), making it one of the largest valued thefts in Malta's history. The Moon rock has not been recovered. 
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- "Malta’s Moon Rock Stolen: A TINY moon rock believed to be worth £2.8 million has been stolen from a museum in Malta, it emerged today." The Sun (U.K), May 21, 2004.
- " $5M moon rock stolen from Malta museum" Associated Press Story appearing in USA Today, May 21, 2004.
- [ "Ex-NASA officer urges Malta amnesty to repossess moon rock"] The Sunday Times (Malta), Herman Grech, May 22, 2004.
- Moon rock returns to Honduras. CollectSpace.com. February 28th, 2004.
- American moon rock gifts vanish. BBC, July 21, 2004.
- In Malta, a moon-rock caper. The Christian Science Monitor, June 17, 2004.
- Lost The Hottest Rocks on Earth. The Times, July 20th, 2004.
- Misplaced From Space: Every Nation Received a Moon Rock, Some Can't Find it. The Houston Chronicle, May 7, 2010.
- In Search of the Goodwill Moon Rocks: A Personal Account Geotimes Magazine, Joseph Gutheinz, November 2004.