Discover more about Jersey`s past with visits to various Museum`s around the island from Stone Age to the occupation of Jersey by German forces during the second world war

La Hougue Bie Museum

One of the ten oldest buildings in the world, built long before the Egyptian pyramids and aligned with the equinox. Enter into one of Europe’s finest passage graves and discover Jersey’s neolithic history at this tranquil and spiritual heritage site. Nominated for a Visit England Hidden Gem Award.

 

 

Jersey Museum and Art Gallery – Merchant’s House presents history from 250,000 years ago when the first people arrived in Jersey and continues through the centuries to explore the factors that have shaped this unique Island and the people who live here. Find out about Jersey’s link with the English Crown despite being so close to France; listen to Jèrriais( Jersey-French) being spoken; learn about the Island’s traditional farming industry and watch fascinating archive footage of the early years of tourism.

 

Jersey Maritime Museum

The Maritime Museum giving an insight into Jersey`s Maritime history Discover Jersey’s maritime past at this interactive museum, where you can see, touch, hear and even smell exhibits

 

 

Relax and unwind as you take in the sights and explore six centuries of Jersey’s traditional rural life in the rolling countryside. Dating back to the 15th century, the house and farm are brought to life with characters from the Island’s past. Explore the orchards and learn about bygone crafts and quirky traditions from the resident Goodwyf.
Other Museums
The Channel Islands Military Museum – militaria collection from the 2nd world war housed in one of Hitlers former defences
Pallot Steam & Motor Museum – steam, farm and other machinery, motor vehicles, vintage bicycles and a variety of organs.

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