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 planning website , to make sure you see all that Forest has to offer, including German Occupation Museum.
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  • The Museum of Occupation provided a mixed and wide range of weaponry, ephemera, newspapers, posters, vehicles, uniforms and equipment plus everyday items from the island's time of occupation during WW...  more »
  • Must say we were a little sceptical when we first arrived and we were a little put off by the £6.50 each entrance fee after a number of expensive washouts, but we took the plunge. This museum is very ...  more »
  • This museum is brim full of wartime memrobillia such as medals, letters, photos and many sorts of weapons and ammunition. It shows what happened here during the occupation by the Germans during WW2. V...  more »
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  • Brusque dismissal of my father-in-law's mobility issues. Only the fact that we wanted my father-in-law to see this place stopped us from leaving immediately. No patience or customer care. We felt most unwelcome so only stayed long enough to see bare minimum. Certainly wasn't going to spend time or money in the tea room.
  • Fantastic museum! An amazing collection that really immerses you in the spirit of the occupation from a surprisingly unbiased viewpoint. The pieces are incredibly varied and well presented, giving you an experience of aspects that you would never otherwise consider. Highly recommended for anyone interested in channel islands history or WW2 in general.
  • A very good museum. Tells an interesting story about the occupation of Guernsey during WWII
  • Best museum on the island outside of castle Corner by far. Would recommend.
  • Everything there was from the German Occupation of Guernsey. All up close and real. Café serves wonderful "Occupation " jam and marmalade with great pots of tea.

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