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Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery

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Nominated for a Visit England Best Told Story Award. Absorb yourself in interactive exhibits, understand the tides and learn how to design and float a ship. Immerse yourself in songs and stories of the sea, and investigate the Island's myths and...more
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New North Quay, JE2 3ND
+44 1534 811043
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All reviews interactive exhibits all ages boat building well worth a visit hands on activities great for kids children and adults rainy day couple of hours jersey heritage short film two hours interesting place on display world war great place to visit value for money
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So glad we took the time to visit this museum From the really lovely welcome from Joseph who shared his local knowledge with us to the final & emotional viewing of the Occupation Tapestry we were enthralled You could easily spend a whole day here...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carmen1803
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The occupatioin of the islands during WW2 lays heavily on the people of Jersey. The tapestries are fantastic peices of work and worth visiting this location alone, takes you through various aspects of the occupation. The maritime museum not of such persona; interest but very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

The main museum is very good with a number of interactive things to do for both adults and children eg like building a boat or using ballast to float one There are great exhibits here with done unique to the museum itself as were made...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Tapestry was very interested - especially reading about the effort that went into the planning and stitching. Maritime Museum was very interesting. Lots of interactive stuff for children.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 433michelle
jerseyheritage365, Public Relations Manager at Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Maritime Museum.

Reviewed 5 November 2018

Well laid out - first class staff - allow two hours. Disabled friendly - wheelchair friendly. Lots of interactive displays.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Museum was well interpreted. The Occupation Tapestry was the highlight along with the video. It gave a first hand impression of the conditions during the war in Jersey.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richard U
Reviewed 31 October 2018

I've been persuaded to walk around many Maritime Museums before, but I have to say that I was very pleasantly surprised at how interesting I found this one. The displays are fresh and modern and many are interactive, which would keep children happy, and there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mrst148
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Interactive exhibits were excellent, one of the best museums visited. The occupation tapestry was very thought provoking and interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carole E
jerseyheritage365, Public Relations Manager at Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you for the 5 star review.

Reviewed 21 October 2018

great welcome and given good information how to view the museum. as a pensioner i transgressed to my childhood ways and had great fun on all the interactive exhibits. then was moved by the Occupation Tapestry. as it was close to closing time the staff...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roland A
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Enjoyed pressing buttons and the Oulles art show excellent films and Occupation tapestry. Don't miss the computers with descriptions of the objects.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John W
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