Jersey Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry

The Jersey Maritime Museum teaches visitors about that history and about seafaring through a series of interactive displays. This makes it a great family activity. Located in the historic St Helier harbour, the Maritime Museum's most popular activities include: a collection of items from HMS Havick, wrecked in a storm in St Aubin's bay in 1800; watching boat restorers at work; various model boats (including one of HMS Jersey); and interactive galleries that recreate the force of a gale and explain how to build ships.

As a small island in the English channel, Jersey has a varied maritime history.
The museum also houses the 72 foot long, 3 foot high Occupation Tapestry. Made by the people of Jersey over seven years, the Tapestry contains 12 panels each depicting a different event from Jersey’s war history. It comprises a remarkable 7.5 million stitches, and was presented to the public on the 50th anniversary of Jersey’s liberation.
Where? New North Quay, St Helier, JE2 3ND.
When?

Open daily 6 January to 20 January – 10am to 4pm
21 January to 17 February open Sunday only – 10am to 4pm
Open daily 18 February to 21 February – 10am to 4pm
22 February to 28 March open Sunday only – 10am to 4pm
Open daily 29 March to 3 November – 10am to 5pm
4 November to 30 December open Sunday only – 10am to 4pm

Closed
1 to 5 January
24,25, 26 and 31 December

ADMISSION PRICES

 

2019 Pricing

Members

Adult (16+)Child (6 to 16)Senior (65+)Student (16+ in full time education or holds a student card)Family Ticket (2 adults 2 children)
FREE£10.25£6.65£9.35£6.65£30.75

Free admission to children under 6 years old

 

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