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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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29 March to 29 October - Daily - 10am to 5pm. 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
New North Quay, New North Quay, St Helier JE2 3ND
+44 1534 811043

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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I visited this museum by ourselves. I think it is geared towards families with young children. There were a lot of interactive exhibits all set out in a really random fashion. Perhaps we will visit again when we have grandchildren!

Thank Julie C
Reviewed yesterday

Well worth a visit do not miss seeing the twelve Occupation Tapestries they are fascinating. The museum has loads of interactive exhibits, great for children and the rest of the family plenty to see.

Thank Doreen H
Reviewed yesterday

This museum contains a lot of local pieces including details of famous ships and voyages. There are many "hands on" exhibits e.g. build your own boat, knot tying, how to use the wind to sail. There is a window into the workshop where craftsmen can...More

Thank charles h
Reviewed 3 days ago

Run by people who really care and take it that step further ..a labor of love .....so much for kids to do ..a great family trip...lots to learn.

Thank happyface_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited just the Occupation tapestry gallery. My companion was dragged in somewhat reluctantly, but ended up just as fascinated as I was by the tapestries. The very helpful and friendly man on the desk recommended that we watch one of the short films (no...More

Thank foilplay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting and fun with things to do, watch and listen to. The occupation tapestry, completed by islanders also tells of significant WW2 events.

Thank Daisea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove up to look at this museum. Small but packed with wartime items. Interesting pictures and stories of people at that time Definitely worth taking time to visit

Thank Clare160
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have children they will love this as lots for them to do and play with. If you have an embroiderer wife like me then she will love the tapestry and it is very well set out.

Thank ProfRussel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great museum even provided small mobility scooter for my use in museum lots of hands on exhibits and also a young lady entertains you with a selection of sea-shanties

Thank t0m150
jerseyheritage365, Public Relations Manager at Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for sharing your experience of the Maritime Museum. Smuggler Sally is very entertaining and we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to the museum.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had an afternoon in St Helier so ended up here, nice place overlooking the marina, nice building and set up, seemed a bit strange before going in having maritime and tapestry but the place is interesting and tells a good story

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