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German Naval Signals HQ

Closed Now: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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WW2 History comes to Life at the German Naval Signals HQ

My expectations were minimal when I went to the German Signals Headquarters bunker on Guernsey. I... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Heavy31
An excellent and highly recommended attraction

The first time, although I am a local resident, that I have visited this attraction. I was totally... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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This was the headquarters of the German Naval Commander of the Channel Islands during WWII. The Signals HQ handled all the important radio signals traffic for the German Forces during the Occupation. The bunker complex was completed in 1944 and...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My expectations were minimal when I went to the German Signals Headquarters bunker on Guernsey. I was very surprised to find the HQ restored to its original condition. Chris, a British Army veteran, was extremely knowledgeable about the HQ's history, which is truly fascinating. It...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Personally I was disappointed by this exhibition but for world war 2 enthusiasts I can see this would be a must visit. The Naval Signals HQ has been reconstructed by locals to show the H Q as it was during the war. It was touching...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting and informative little museum, concerning a particular aspect of the German occupation of the Channel Islands during WW2. Everything is clearly labelled and has detailed information about what is displayed. The gentleman manning the front desk was also happy to answer any questions,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first time, although I am a local resident, that I have visited this attraction. I was totally amazed at the exceptional restoration of this historic building. So much original content and a highly skilled restoration. The guide was so enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Combine this...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent over an hour and half here. It has been restored to how it was, the German Commander visited the bunker when first found and explained what happened in each room and how it was laid out. All of the equipment is from stock left...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Gwlader
RachieM1066, Front Office Manager at German Naval Signals HQ, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your great review. It is always good to have positive such feedback for our smaller museums and we are very proud of this one. Just for anyone reading the review, the car park is not available for public use. There is a car...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guide is very good and extremely knowledgeable. It is good to visit this as well as one of the other occupation museums. Perhaps not so interesting for younger children.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Charlotte A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This bunker is well kitted out with equipment and manikins that give you a feel for what it may have been like in the 1940s. This includes the signal room, a bunk room, toilets, the air pumps, signage and the officers' room. There is a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank CaseyBe
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Its open in the Summer months and well worth a visit, the layout is good and gives you another insite into the elaborate set up of the Hitler empire. The gentleman that was on the entrance had a good knowledge and for once had a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Brian P
Reviewed August 9, 2019

I really enjoyed my visit here, it was incredibly interesting and the exhibitions and sound effects made it feel like you had literally stepped back in time. There is an interesting video and you see the original German Commander of the bunker returning when he...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank victorian986
GMVSM1, Front Office Manager at German Naval Signals HQ, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to post your response and I'm pleased you enjoyed the bunker. I'm sorry you found the guide loud, however it is an enclosed space and the guided experience is welcomed by many visitors, but I will review this to...More

Reviewed August 7, 2019

We have lived in Guernsey all our lives, and yet, we have just discovered this place...and we would recommend anyone local or otherwise to do the same. The place is amazing, and so full of rich history, and exceptionally well maintained. It is ideal whether...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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becky l
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Hotel car parking will be restricted during the holidays. Road parking is very limited. You’ll have to chance your luck
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