Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery, St. Helier

(4.3/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
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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  • This is a super museum, the maritime half is very interesting and has lots of interactive things for children, the tapestry is a wonderful example of typical Jersey collaboration with thousands of isl...  more »
  • Our Maritime history and the wonderful Occupation Tapestry, its a must! So much history and lots of hands on for all the family!  more »
  • Super place,very interesting,lovely staff,lots to see and interactive displays so very educational for the kids.Dont miss the tapestry museum there which is included in the price.I thought it would be...  more »