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Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery

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Address: New North Quay, St Helier JE2 3ND
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+44 1534 811043
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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THE MARITIME MUSEUM IS OPEN ON SUNDAYS ONLY UNTIL MARCH 23 Nominated for a...

THE MARITIME MUSEUM IS OPEN ON SUNDAYS ONLY UNTIL MARCH 23 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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Great attraction. Visited with family who were over on holiday. Parking near by but parked at the waterfront and enjoyed a walk around the harbour

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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St Helier, United Kingdom
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St Helier, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great attraction. Visited with family who were over on holiday. Parking near by but parked at the waterfront and enjoyed a walk around the harbour

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Thank lilyjo39
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

there's a lot to see, spread over a bigger area than is apparent - plenty of hands on exhibits for children to get involved with

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Thank David W
Jersey UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an excellent hands on attraction, ideal for kids (and adults) on a rainy day or even on a dull say. Highly recommended.

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Thank Christine C
England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although it's tricky to find a parking place, you simply must visit. Adults and children will find much to learn, and enjoy.

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Thank CharlesMzzz
London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great to visit for adult visiters & parents with children. Its a very interactive museum which is great if you want to push buttons & explore. Make sure you make time to visit the Occupation Tapestry. Great place to visit if the weather isn't so good, & you can visit this & the Jersey Museum in the same day.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This place is really interactive. There are lots of things for young minds to get involved in. Whilst some of the displays were out of action, there was plenty to do. Fully recommended

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Well preserved and enthusiastically presented war time history, close up view of enigma machine and a lot of memorabilia from the war.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Disappointingly this fine museum is only open on Sundays during the winter months - butit is certainlyworth making plans to see these imaginative exhibits. Concertrating on the local marine with a special section on local shipbuilding, and privateering (licensed piracy). There are some very inspired features for younger visitors. extremely helpful staff and some very "hands on" exhibits. Also featured... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The museum offers something for everyone from small children to adults. With a mixture of artefacts, videos and interactive displays you are never short of something to see or do. There are some actual craft inside but outside in the marina is where you will see floating examples of Jersey’s maritime heritage. Add to this the Occupation Tapestry and you... More 

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jerseyheritage365, Public Relations Manager at Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we are delighted you enjoyed your visit. It sounds like you saw everything at the Museum including the heritage boats in the marina too. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Dropped in to have a look around, two adults, the occupation history was interesting but the maritime part more geared towards children, it passed an hour.

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