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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  • Dropped in to have a look around, two adults, the occupation history was interesting but the maritime part more geared towards children, it passed an hour. 
  • We spent a few hours here on a rainy day, there's lots to see in there for a couple of hours, there isn't a cafe or anything so you can go in and out quite freely to get food and drink etc. This attra...  more »
  • The Maritime Museum is the ultimate hands on and interactive experience to do with the sea very exciting and Intertainment and lots to learn from all parts of my maritime history