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Battle of Flowers Museum

La Robeline, Le Mont des Corvees, St. Ouen, JE3 2ES
44 01534 482408
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Ranked #43 of 50 attractions in Jersey
Type: Specialty Museums
Traveler Description: Run by Flo Bechelet an amazing lady who has entered her own float in the Battle of Flowers for many years. Various exhibits give you a flavour of the... more »
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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165 reviews 165 reviews
57 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Always an interesting time of the year is when Battle of Flowers is on as each parish on the island is responsible for competing in this annual event. The museum offers a great insight into the history of the battle of flowers.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

Regrettably this unit was closed due to the recent demise of the elderly female owner. Residents hope that someone can be found to carry on the good work as it has proved a very popular location

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Oxfordshire, UK
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130 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

On first sight the museum doesn't look very big or very much, but go inside and you might change your mind. The car park is large and located right next to the museum. The museum is like a tardis, definitely bigger than you think it is going to be. It was not what we expected - we expected to see... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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18 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

Perhaps I should have down my research - but I had expected to see a museum that really showed off Jersey's Battle of the Flowers - perhaps with replicas of floats. Instead this is an exhibition of one lady's entries over a good number of years (50 at least I think). Clever undoubtedly, imaginative - but all a bit dusty... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

totaly waste of a trip to come and see, flowers where? in the middle of nowhere and not many flowers, very very boring, dont bother to go, just look at the gardens you see more flowers

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Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

being how first time to jersey the battle of the flowers was first class shame we missed out on the evening parade on Friday

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Wales
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Don't waste money or time on this completely misleading relic of the past which should be closed down by the Authorities

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Jersey
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21 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

Good to see the development of the craft over a number of years. A very talented lady showing her lifes hobby.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

This museum is definitely worth a visit, a lot of hard work and patience went in to making the floats. Amazing!!!!

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

This museum was very informative about the island and gave a good insight into the history and traditions. Easy to get to and get round.

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