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Hamptonne Country Life Museum

Hamptonne La Rue de La Patente, St. Lawrence JE3 1HS
+44 1534 863955
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27 May to 10 September - Daily - 10am to 5pm 11 September to 29 October - Open for pre-booked groups only. Dating back to the 15th Century the house and farm are brought to life with characters from the Island's past. Explore the orchard and learn about bygone crafts and quirky traditions from the resident Goodwyf. Find out more about our history of cider making and Jersey apples. During the summer visitors can meet the Hamptonne piglets and calves in the traditional farm-stead with outdoor yard and mud bath and Jersey cows graze in the fields at Hamptonne . Special events will take place throughout the year for all the family to enjoy, including the annual Fais'sie d'Cidre, and a sensational blend of sounds and cider. 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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Hamptonne La Rue de La Patente, St. Lawrence JE3 1HS
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent approximately 3 hours at this charming museum. I had not been here for about 20 years and even though I'm local I learnt so much about Jersey's history in relation to farming and country life. The guided tour is a must and is...More

Thank rik_steiner
Reviewed 1 week ago

a smashing insight to older working farm days kids love it adults too so much to see country life to a tea

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a bit of a mixed bag. The setting is wonderful, the play area for the kids is great, the buildings and information displays are very interesting so all in all this was a good day. There was a wedding happening during the time...More

1  Thank debbiedu54
jerseyheritage365, Public Relations Manager at Hamptonne Country Life Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing the highs and lows of your visit to Hamptonne. Our cafe is run by an external contractor, but we will pass on your comments to them right away. We will also talk to our Goodwyf regarding your comments as our living...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is situated in the centre of Jersey and was a bit hard to find but well worth the effort. There are several renovated farm buildings , a cider barn, Manor House, workers cottage etc all of which are very interesting. There are informative...More

Thank MissPicky59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went the on a very hot day, but the buildings here are so old, the walls so thick and the windows so small the high temperature seem to disappear and the interior of the buildings were quite cool. We used the Jersey Heritage 4...More

1  Thank Pompey1952
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Historic sort of farm manor with machinery They have some black pigs and a couple of Jersey heifers. Good old barn with an apple crusher and press the highlight. Good history on the farming of the island

Thank Ross R
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Not the best place to visit after the Jersey tunnels as I was all read out! Could be so much better and I'm not sure if it was good value but as I got it on 4 for 3 it was effectively my free one!More

Thank pammy606
jerseyheritage365, Public Relations Manager at Hamptonne Country Life Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

We are sorry you felt your visit could be better, it would be interesting to know how you felt we could improve the site. This year we have a new playground for children and a new exhibition about farming families of Jersey. We also have...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017

This place is lovely. If you are using the bus it is quite a walk, approximately 15 minutes. We did the tour which was very informative. There is some great history which was well explained and it was a real treat to see two Jersey...More

Thank PRSbroadstairs
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely place to visit but we thought a little overpriced. We had a good look around and it was full of information. There was a guided tour to join, at certain times during the day. Maybe better for a family visit as...More

Thank Angela O
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Very cute tea rooms however let down by the food as we both thought we would try what was a very disappointing Jersey Bean Crock - more like a pork stew with a decided absence of beans - both my lady and I are Jersey...More

Thank Redrabs
jerseyheritage365, Public Relations Manager at Hamptonne Country Life Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for your feedback about the cafe. All the Jersey Heritage cafes are run by an external supplier so we will pass on your feedback to them.

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