Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery, St. Helier

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Learn about Jersey’s unusual maritime environment and rich seafaring past at Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery. Take part in the many interactive activities on offer: feel the force of a gale, learn how to design and float a ship, and attempt to understand the tides. Listen to the nautical stories of people from Jersey and become absorbed in the myths and legends of the island. Make sure you visit the occupation tapestry, which illustrates memories of the lives of the Jersey people under German occupation in World War II. Browse the on-site shop for souvenirs relating to the museum’s collection. A visit to Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery represents just the start of the adventure when you use our St. Helier vacation generator to plot your vacation.
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  • Set out so great and showing the history of sailing on the island. Very child friendly and fantastic exhibits and photos. We were very drawn to the small ship that rescued soldiers on Dunkirk beach.  more »
  • The visit to the maritime Museum was informative and lots of fun. Combined in the ticket was a visit to the Occupation Tapestry which was outstanding. The commentaries were so interesting. I can throu...  more »
  • Children would probably enjoy this museum more as there are lots of things to play and experiment with! To me it was worth the entrance money to see the Jersey tapestry but children would find this pa...  more »

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