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Start your island adventure at Jersey Museum. Discover Jersey with a free viewing of the 'Story of Jersey' film. Take in our free exhibitions, meet your tour guide, or relax and unwind with a coffee with free wifi and plan your stay at your own...more
All reviews merchant house well worth a visit introductory film three floors old house short film rainy day interesting exhibits couple of hours great insight island history local history few hours on display great place to visit liberation square german occupation
A great little museum, a very interesting introduction to the island. Layout and presentation are excellent, staff are friendly and approachable, and there's a nice coffeeshop too. Don't miss out on the merchant's house - well worth a visit in it's own right.
We visited as a couple and enjoyed the short film about Jersey’s long history, and learned a lot simply by watching this. The Merchant’s House was well set out and showed us how things were back in the day. The Museum had various exhibits from...More
There did not appear to be much to see for the price - one area of history, an old house and a local craft display- so we had a nice coffee and watched the free 25 min film on history of jersey which was very...More
Date of experience: April 2019
jerseyheritage365, Public Relations Manager at Jersey Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago
What a shame you've not enjoyed the Island's museums. We update our exhibits at the Jersey Museum every year, with new exhibitions. The free film and Story of Jersey in 100 objects is a great way to get an introduction to Jersey.
Had been to the Museum many years ago so wanted to see the new updated look. Not disappointed. Very informative and well laid out. Good for families by what I could see. The old Merchants house was nice with the rooms laid out like an...More
No I was and am a mere traveller myself! And you don't need the museum for this kind of info but the Archives - Google Jersey Archive - they have staff on duty to assist... I went with a similar question and found them... More
No I was and am a mere traveller myself! And you don't need the museum for this kind of info but the Archives - Google Jersey Archive - they have staff on duty to assist... I went with a similar question and found them tremendously helpful. If you make contact before your visit you can save a lot of time when you actually get there... Good luck with your search. Also you can try the Censuses online - you might find a bit out there too...