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Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery

New North Quay, New North Quay, St Helier JE2 3ND
+44 1534 811043
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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 legends. The Maritime Museum brings alive Jersey's maritime past. Winner of Visit England 'Best Told Story' Accolade. Find out about our Heritage Pass - four visitor attractions for the price of three on our website or at any of our visitor attractions.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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New North Quay, New North Quay, St Helier JE2 3ND
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+44 1534 811043
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"interactive displays"
in 36 reviews
"all ages"
in 57 reviews
"boat building"
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"well worth a visit"
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"great for kids"
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"hands on activities"
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"children and adults"
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"rainy day"
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"couple of hours"
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"jersey heritage"
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"short film"
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"two hours"
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"interesting place"
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"on display"
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"second world war"
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely little museum on the harbor by the marina lots of posh boats to look at as you walk in. An interactive museum which is great for the kids. The Tapestry Hall is more for the adults but very inspiring charting the occupation start to...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Plenty of things for children to interact with but to be honest I didn't find it all that interesting. It was a cloudy day so we spent an hour or so wandering round, On the other hand the tapestry exhibition which you can visit separately...More

Thank NIRS3
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots to see here with hands on displays.Several informative films as well.The OccupationTapestry gallery is worth seeing.The skill in the making of them is amazing and they are very moving when you see what it must have been like to live in a countrythat is...More

Thank Sally M
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jerseyheritage365, Public Relations Manager at Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and particularly enjoyed the tapestry.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We only meant to spend the morning there but it ended up nearly all day. It a wonderful eclectic maritime museum, with surprises round every corner. Buttons to press, things to do, and a very knowledgable museum employee. Although it does not have a cafe...More

Thank Outonthewolds
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we had the 4for3 heritage ticket ,this very interactive museum has to be one of the 4 you visit very well set out not the largest but still takes plenty of time ,if you interact with the exhibits ,they are for all ages ,and informative...More

Thank Steve B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here 2 years ago and just had to go back.The venue is amazing.The museum looks cherished. It has been so well looked after.So much Jersey History is there and the real joy is that it is imaginatively displayed and wonderfully interactive for all...More

Thank Molly W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not to be missed as the tapestries are amazing. The videos on how they where made where great to watch.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very impressed with the design of this museum. It is very hands on and so children can also get really involved. Learn about maritime history and the science behind it too.

Thank Roland M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interactive and lots of activities to suit young and old alike.interesting exhibits well laid out and planned and Occupation tapestry certainly worth visiting.

Thank Plattypuss52
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great museum for kids as they can touch everything! Lots to see and do from making waves, to boat building and knot tying. Great way to spend a couple of hours.

Thank Dawn J
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jerseyheritage365, Public Relations Manager at Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review of the Museum, we are pleased you enjoyed your visit and got involved with all the activities available. Did you also visit the Occupation Tapestry Gallery while you were at the Museum?

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