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Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital

Les Charrieres Malorey, JE3 1FU
+44 1534 860808
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A great destination on a wet day

We visited on a wet day in early August....as did so many others. Whilst it was busy, the... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
Peterborough, United Kingdom
via mobile
Takes you back in time

Taking the bus from St Hellier was easy and the commentary both to the tunnels and back was... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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A holiday in Jersey is not complete without a visit to Jersey War Tunnels to learn about and experience one of the most difficult periods in the Island’s history.The story of the German Occupation of Jersey is as compelling as it is strange to think that this small area of Britain was Occupied by the Nazis and forced to fly the Swastika for five dark years.The Jersey War Tunnels are no ordinary museum, they are an unforgettable experience. Dug deep into the hillside within St Peter’s Valley, the Tunnels were originally intended to be a barracks and ammunition store for the occupying forces. Today they tell the story of the Occupation, looking at how all sides coped under such extreme conditions and examining the daily dilemmas that were faced by island residents and the authorities, whether Jersey, British or German.Outside the Tunnels, you can enjoy quiet moments in the Garden of Reflection or a woodland walk along the historic War Trail. Refresh yourself in the Pantry Cafe or enjoy the shop and craft activities in LoveBird Too.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Les Charrieres Malorey, JE3 1FU
+44 1534 860808
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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We visited on a wet day in early August....as did so many others. Whilst it was busy, the exhibition and tunnels were well set up and informative. The only slight criticism was that service in the cafe was very very slow...though the produce good. Will...More

Thank BLK82
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Taking the bus from St Hellier was easy and the commentary both to the tunnels and back was excellent. It was quite crowded in the tunnels and some groups seemed to want to stay together for ages, blocking the way of others. However it was...More

Thank Pitch1948
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Everyone who visits Jersey should visit the war tunnels. They are very well done with interesting informative signs in every room. It is quite cold in the tunnels, so go dressed appropriately! Allow a couple of hours for your visit.

Thank Remmy5
Reviewed 31 October 2016

plenty of free parking, nice little shop, and a great morning spent here. Entered the tunnels at 10:30 and came out at 12:50! Fascinating exhibition, lots to read and see. A bit depressing obviously but very well structured and easy to follow. Tunnels are cold,...More

Thank Gaynor924
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This turned out to be a real high point of our three day visit to Jersey. The museum manages to convey the atmosphere of the wartime occupation whilst taking visitors on a journey through time from the days before the war, through Hitler's invasions in...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Recently visited the jersey war tunnels.great day out.fascinating to see and read all about the German occupation.

Thank silver25Yorkshire
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

A fascinating place that has been sympathetically organised. We arrived at the war tunnels having taken the charabanc - commentary linked to visit. We were surprised at how large the site was and also at how well the experience is arranged. It gives a very...More

Thank JJS300
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This was a really interested couple of hours spent learning how the island coped with being invaded by the Germans. Be warned we went in October with padded coats and was freezing so I would imagine even in the summer it would be very cold...More

Thank Frances66
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Went with my wife and a close friend humbled by what happened well worth a visit to bring you down to earth with loving history

Thank pejay6437
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The presentation of this attraction is first class, and helps us remember the horrors of war and hopefully educate those who need educating that such events in history should never be repeated. Vastly improved since our first visit some 33 years ago.

Thank Felix-Mad-Dog
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2 October 2017|
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Response from Carolyn D | Reviewed this property |
The tunnels were created during the war and used for the Germans
7 September 2017|
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Response from Dorothy C | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's suitable for wheelchairs enjoy your day
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Response from Stephen M | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but I never noticed an area for storage