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German Occupation Museum, Forest

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German Occupation Museum recounts the personal stories of the British under Nazi control. Newspaper clippings and personal, firsthand accounts fill the museum. See Occupation Street, bursting with memorabilia from England in the early 1940s.Take a look at the collection of old artillery the Nazis brought to the isle but never actually used. Ask the host for some fresh coffee and homemade cake. Get there early to visit the entire museum, and bring your coat during the colder months. Before you head to Forest, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Forest trip itinerary builder, to make sure you see all that Forest has to offer, including German Occupation Museum.
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  • A great place to visit especially if it is raining. Reasonable entrance fee and you can buy souveniers and refreshments from the cafe. Well worth a visit  more »
  • Well worth a visit. Lots of very interesting artefacts, which are well displayed. Tells the history of German Occupation comprehensively. Staff helpful and friendly. You can have a cup of tea and a sl...  more »
  • Not only full of things from the war era, equipment, even machines/tractors, but also photos and interesting stories of local islanders who made a difference in those years. Really fascinating stuff, ...  more »
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  • Compact, but lovingly presented.......very interesting 2 hours.
  • We were amazed how good this museum is and how well-presented all the artifacts are. Well worth a visit!
  • This museum has a comprehensive range of exhibits relating to the German occupation of Guernsey. It is well worth a visit. It is by far the best museum of its type I have ever seen and the cafe is very welcoming.
  • Very interesting, nice teashop.
  • Fantastic museum, thought we would get the next bus (30 mins later) missed the next 4!! Excellently presented and lovely coffee shop at end