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German Occupation Museum, Forest
(4.6/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
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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  • For a nominal fee, you can see so many wonderful pieces of German memorabilia from the years 1940-1945. Interesting videos to be viewed as you walk through this memorabilia packed museum. Amazing piec...  more »
  • While the museum was very informative, it's a shame that the curmudgeonly old guy on reception wasn't on hand in June 1940. Had the Germans encountered him, like as not they'd have left like a shot an...  more »
  • We spent at least two hours in this museum, so much to see, we could have spent longer. Well worth a visit, we would return again when in Guernsey as you cannot take it all in in one visit and at just...  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