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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, New North Quay, St Helier JE2 3ND
+44 1534 811043
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All reviewsinteractive exhibitsall agesboat buildingwell worth a visithands on activitiesgreat for kidschildren and adultsrainy daycouple of hoursjersey heritageshort filminteresting placeon displaytwo hourssecond world warwar tunnelsvalue for money
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Reviewed yesterday

The Martime Museum, down by the harbour, is an excellent museum for people of all ages. The price is reasonable and you can easily stay for 2-4 hours. There is an exhibition and tapestry depicting the occupation of Jersey by the Nazis in World War...More

Thank Rutti
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit for all ages and good for half a days experience. Good location and great little cafe 100yrds away for a break between exhibits

Thank theepilgrim
Reviewed 4 days ago

I wasn't sure if I was interested in a Maritime Museum but this one was a lovely mix of Artwork, Crafts and Jersey's relationship with the sea. Loved the spear-fisherman made out of metal fish and sea creatures. Also loved the knitted undersea world. Lots...More

Thank flowerlady64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very small and underwhelming maritime museum with no aircon. Informative tapestry adjunct which made up for the maritime museum to some extent but not worth the walk or the entry price for the pair.

Thank paddybourne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I last visited the Jersey Maritime Museum about twenty years ago , and would have rated it “ OK but not exceptional “ . Returning with an Overseas visitor , I was amazed by the transformation The Museum continues to expand , update and add...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the Occupation Tapestry, which was nice and clearly had some heart and soul put into it, but I was expecting more elaborate embroidery and not just cross-stitched panels. The film show was interesting and it was fun to see the number of pets...More

Thank Miss_Snip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really great interactive museum. Perfect for kids as it is so interactive with lots of things to grab their interest. A very hands on place which our children really enjoyed getting involved with all the exhibits and activities. It tells the maritime story of...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a couple of hours wandering through both the Jersey tapestries and the maritime museum. Excellent displays and interactive areas and a great actor giving us an insight into how the black market worked 100 years ago ! Worth a visit but can be...More

Thank JonathanEvans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this museum as we had bought the Jersey Heritage annual tickets and it was great. It is actually two museums; one dedicated to maritime history, the other to the Jersey occupation tapestry. You can pay for either or both. The majority of the...More

Thank Peter Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Occupation Tapestry comprises 13 Separate Panels, I believe that one was by each of the 12 Parishes that make up Jersey and the 13th was unveiled in 1995 to commerotate the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation. It is well presented, which each Panel having...More

Thank Kevin S
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